Matt Bingay

Assistant General Manager, Programming / All Things Considered Host

Matt Bingay is the local host for All Things Considered, Executive Producer for Virginia Insight, and Assistant General Manager for Programming on WMRA and WEMC.

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.


Our Island Universe
8:30 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Hello Ceres!

NASA's Dawn spacecraft took these images of dwarf planet Ceres from about 25,000 miles (40,000 kilometers) away on Feb. 25, 2015.

In this episode of Our Island Universe, we ponder the secrets of Ceres and anticipate the information we'll receive from NASA’s Dawn spacecraft.

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3:00 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Big Picture Science - Thursdays at 3pm

As Virginia Insight continues it's hiatus, WMRA is debuting a new program Thursdays at 3pm.  Big Picture Science begin's this Thursday and will continue until Virginia Insight's return.

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1:08 pm
Mon March 23, 2015

Bringing Back Our Starry Nights

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.

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11:16 am
Sun March 15, 2015

Warp Speed Fundraiser Giveaways

During the next few weeks, while we're asking you to support WMRA and possibly eliminate the spring drive scheduled to start April 7th, we're also giving you a chance to win some cool stuff!

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9:45 pm
Sun March 8, 2015

Our Island Universe - Debuts on WMRA

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.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu February 5, 2015

Virginia Insight on Sabbatical

Virginia Insight is currently taking a break.  Host Tom Graham is taking extended time off for a medical leave of absence.


During this temporary break for Virginia Insight, WMRA is presenting two new weekday programs.

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10:29 am
Tue January 20, 2015

State of the Union 2015

President Obama's State of the Union address.

Live Video Feed

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2:40 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Hear Invisibilia, NPR’S New Show About Human Behavior

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.

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6:06 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

$60,000 Raised - Thank You!

The WMRA December drive ended Saturday at 6pm, with over $60,000 raised.

Thank you very much to all who contributed to help us at the end of 2014.

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Holiday Specials
1:24 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

WEMC Holiday Schedule 2014

WEMC Holiday Specials for 2014

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