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.

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BackStory
3:34 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

Independence Daze: A History of July Fourth

In the early days of our nation, July Fourth wasn’t an official holiday at all. In fact, it wasn’t until 1938 that it became a paid day-off. So how did the Fourth become the holiest day on our secular calendar?

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Benefit Concert
11:24 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Plan B Benefit Concert for WMRA

Plan B Broadway is presenting a benefit concert for WMRA, Friday, July 27, 4pm to 11pm.

The benefit concert currently includes artists Doug Alan Wilcox, Jeremy Staubus, Eileen EdmondsLaura K. Balke and Chatham Street.

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Radiolab (Sat 4pm)
10:24 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Ghost Stories

Shadow Of The Head by Jiri Hodan

Coming Up Saturday, June 30th at 4p.

Ghosts, ghouls, shades from the past ... in this episode of Radiolab, real-life people try to pin down, and make peace with, mysterious figures that haunt them, prod them, and fade out of existence.

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Radiolab
4:00 pm
Sat June 23, 2012

When Brains Attack!

In this episode of Radiolab, strange stories of brains that lead their owners astray, knock them off balance, and, sometimes, propel them to do amazing things.

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WMRA
11:17 am
Fri June 15, 2012

New Weekend Schedule for WMRA

WMRA is offering some exciting new weekend programs.

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Radiolab (Sat 4pm)
10:04 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Guts

This hour of Radiolab dives into the messy mystery in the middle of us.  What's going on down there?   We stick our hand in a cow stomach, get a window into our core through the story of a human science experiment, listen in on the surprising back-and-forth between our gut and our brain, and talk to a man who kind of went out of his mind when a medical procedure left him (for a little while) gutless.  

Radiolab
4:00 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

Escape

Wikimedia Commons

The walls are closing in, you've got no way out...and then, suddenly, you escape!

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Radiolab
4:08 pm
Sat June 2, 2012

The Bad Show

Credit: Punchinello (April 1870) via Wikipedia Commons

Cruelty, violence, badness...

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Radiolab
4:18 pm
Sat May 26, 2012

Patient Zero

The greatest mysteries all have a shadowy figure at the center-someone who sets things in motion and holds the key to how the rest of the story unfolds.

In epidemiology, this central character is known as Patient Zero-the case at the heart of an outbreak.

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Radiolab
4:00 pm
Sat May 19, 2012

Loops

So much of life is organized by cycles-seasons, biological rhythms, even our ideas of consciousness.

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