Matt Bingay

Assistant General Manager, Programming / All Things Considered Host

Matt Bingay is Assistant General Manager for Programming on WMRA and WEMC and the local host for All Things Considered.

Matt began working for WMRA as a student at James Madison University in 1992.  And except for a brief year at New Hampshire Public Radio in Concord, Matt has spent the majority of his public radio career at WMRA.

Matt is also an amateur violist and guitarist, has played soccer since grade school (and still plays today), is always reading something (fiction and non-fiction), has a few marathons under his belt and loves living in the Shenandoah Valley.

Ways to Connect

WMRA Holiday Specials for 2015

Books and Brews

Nov 13, 2015

As part of our new Member Night Out series, we're pleased to announce a collaboration between WMRA and Pale Fire Brewing Company in Harrisonburg.

We're calling it Books and Brews and the concept is simple - come out and enjoy a beer while listening to a local author.

Tuesday, December 1 at 7pm, we're kicking off this new series at Pale Fire Brewing Company with author, and WMRA freelance reporter, Jessie Knadler.  She is discussing her book, "Rurally Screwed." 

Saturday, November 7th will be the final broadcast for Mel Lee's Songbag and Jan Hill's Jan's Jamboree on WEMC.

You are invited to drop by our studios anytime between 9am and 3pm during these final broadcasts to help us wish Mel Lee and Jan Hill and happy retirement from the airwaves. Both programs will be featuring live music throughout the day and we will have light refreshments provided by Bowl of Good.

Greg Versen

Greg Versen, better known as The Professah on WMRA's Blues Valley is also a longtime photographer. Greg's work is currently on exhibit at WMRA.

As Virginia Insight continues it's hiatus, WMRA is debuting a new program Thursdays at 3pm.  Big Picture Science is here until Virginia Insight's return.

Starry Nights is a week-long series of events designed to raise awareness about light pollution and the steps we can take to end it in our community.

WMRA's Matt Bingay spoke with Paul Bogard, one of the event organizers, about our modern day problems with light pollution and the solutions our communities might embrace.

WMRA's Warp Speed Fundraising was a great success! We received enough support to eliminate the traditional WMRA spring drive.  And everyone who gave is in the drawing for an iPad Air 2!

Our Island Universe - a 90 second look at new discoveries in our understanding of what lies beyond the horizon and what it means to us here on earth.

State of the Union 2015

Jan 20, 2015

President Obama's State of the Union address.

Live Video Feed

Beginning Thursday, Feb 12 at 3pm, WMRA is offering a second airing of Invisibilia. NPR’s six-part series about the unseen forces that control human behavior.  Invisibilia will also have a rebroadcast on Sunday at 3pm.  It's a second chance for you to hear this amazing new series.