More Audio Hosting

Berkeley Rep Podcast Series April 16, 2021 Stanford Republicans-AP Firing, May 24, 2021 The California Report hosting, August 27, 2019 Middle School Gym Class February 4, 2020 Gotta end with a kicker! Berkeley Back-to-School Mom April 2, 2021 Chauvin Verdict Reax-Pastor April 21, 2021 — Live Is J&J a Second-Rate Vaccine? April 26, 2021 — […]

More Recent Radio Work

Here’s another long overdue post with my latest. Most of this got done from my bedroom closet-studio. Two 2-ways on Rolling Blackouts Michael Wara 8/15/20 — I’m proud of this one because it was all mine. I was solo on a weekend the morning after the rolling-blackouts so I had to book, edit, produce, and […]

We won a regional Murrow!

Our coverage of the Kincade Fire won in the Breaking News category. It was my week on-air in the mornings so I played a big part in it. That’s me hosting under Region 2/Large Market. I also helped explain how the fire started and celebrated the evacuees’ return. Mad credit to the reporters who contributed […]

How I spent my shelter-in-place/work-/teach-cation

It was nice to be essential—for about a week! Positives: driving into downtown San Francisco and parking for free. Negatives: zero lunch options, being afraid of colleagues, sudden-onset hypochondria. Soon I knew it was time to drag the show into remote production, to get everyone except the steadfast engineers out of the newsroom. Considering the […]

Recent Radio Work

Here’s a long overdue post with my latest work in audio, mostly for KQED.  Orinda Shooting, live field reporting, 11/1/19 — I went live a lot that morning, starting at 5:30am. Here are some select hits: for The California Report statewide segment, for the local newscast on the hour, and on KQED’s call-in show, Forum.  […]

Live Election Night two-way interview

Election Night 2002: Live interview I was interviewed live for our election night special to set up a congressional race from a candidate’s campaign headquarters. Listen to MP3: Election Night 2-way

1st Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Elected

In New Hampshire, Gay Man Elected Episcopal Bishop Episcopalians in New Hampshire elect an openly gay priest as their next bishop. If confirmed by the church’s national General Convention next month, Rev. V. Gene Robinson will become the first openly gay Episcopal bishop in the country. Hear Raquel Maria Dillon of New Hampshire Public Radio. […]

Spin Room

A dizzying evening in the spin room I covered the debate for NHPR and later filed this freelance story for NPR’s On the Media. HOST BROOKE GLADSTONE: After Thursday’s debate wrapped up, the weary candidates exited stage right and went, not home to bed, but on to the Spin Room. There, the reporters ask the […]

AARP NH Primary debate

Democratic Candidates Target GOP Medicare Drug Plan during AARP Debate The Republican-backed Medicare prescription drug bill is providing a convenient target for some of the Democratic Presidential candidates. At a forum in New Hampshire Tuesday, some of them slammed the Republican plan, which would provide prescription drugs to senior citizens.  The sponsor of the event, […]