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

 

At the end of the Fall 2017 Fundraiser for WMRA, we're giving away a pair of front row center tickets to see comedian and Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! panel member Paula Poundstone at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville on Friday, October 6 at 8pm.

Everyone who contributes during the Fall Fundraiser is automatically entered, as are all of our current sustaining members. Give Now and get in on the drawing.

On September 12th, 2017 at 7pm, at Pale Fire Brewing Co. in Harrisonburg, our Books & Brews series features author Charles Marsh, discussing his book, ​Strange Glory: A Life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer. This biography explores the life and writings of German Pastor and Theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who opposed the rise of Nazism and was executed for conspiring to assassinate Hitler. 

The evening is sponsored by Union Bank.

No tickets are required for this event.

On August 29th, 2017 at 7pm, at Pale Fire Brewing Co. in Harrisonburg, our Books & Brews series featured author David Ehrenpreis, discussing his book, Picturing Harrisonburg, which examines Harrisonburg's history through images and aspirations. 

The evening is sponsored by Union Bank.

No tickets are required for this event.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Testifies about the Russia Investigation, Annotation and Archived Video

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Primary voting in Virginia is this Tuesday, June 13th and our series of conversations with candidates for Virginia’s next Governor concludes with State Senator Frank Wagner.

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Primary voting in Virginia is this Tuesday, June 13th and our series of conversations with candidates for Virginia’s next Governor continues today with Republican candidate Corey Stewart. Stewart is the Chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, the second largest county in Virginia.

Former FBI Director James Comey, testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, speaking publicly for the first time since he was fired by President Trump nearly a month ago. NPR journalists covering national security and politics have annotated Comey's previous public remarks and we have archived video of the testimony.

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Virginia is electing a new Governor this year, and this week  we’re talking to each of the candidates ahead of the June 13th primary.  

Today we talk with Ed Gillespie, former chairman of the Republican National Committee. 

Virginia is electing a new Governor this year, and this week  we’re talking to each of the candidates ahead of the June 13th primary.  

Today we talk with  Tom Perriello, former Virginia Congressman and a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor. 

Virginia is electing a new Governor this year, and this week  we’re talking to each of the candidates ahead of the June 13th primary.  

Today we talk with Ralph Northam, Virginia’s current Lieutenant Governor and a candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor. 

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Comedian and Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me! panel member Paula Poundstone will be at the Paramount Theater in Charlottesville on Friday, October 6 at 8pm. Get your tickets now.

Invisibilia - Season 3

May 5, 2017

The third season of Invisibilia is here. This is a 4 episode season and will run each Wednesday night at 8pm and Sunday night at 10pm.

Books & Brews, May 2017

Apr 25, 2017

On May 9th, 2017 at 7pm, at Pale Fire Brewing Co. in Harrisonburg, our Books & Brews series featured author Beth Macy, discussing her book, "Truevine," which tells the true story of George and Willie Muse, two African American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother embarked on an epic, decades-long struggle to get them back — and to get justice for her family. 

The evening was sponsored by E-N Computers, with offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg.

On April 11, 2017 at 7pm, at Pale Fire Brewing Co. in Harrisonburg, our Books & Brews series featured author, and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Glenn Frankel discussing the House Committee on Un-American Activities hearings in the early 1950's, the Hollywood Blacklist, and the making of the film High Noon. 

The evening was co-sponsored by the Massanutten Regional Library.

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