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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WMRA Spring Fundraiser
5:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Shenandoah Bicycle Co - $1,000 Giveaway

It's the 4th day of the WMRA Spring Fundraiser and at the end of Morning Edition, we're giving away a $1,000 gift certificate to Shenandoah Bicycle Company in Harrisonburg.

Shenandoah Bicycle Company is a full service bicycle shop, located in downtown Harrisonburg since 2000. This $1000 gift certificate can be used for bicycles, accessories or any service work that SBC offers.

Everyone who contributes between 6am and 9am this morning will be entered into the drawing.

Please give now!

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WMRA Fundraiser
3:53 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Bose Soundtouch 20 Giveaway (4p-7p)

We're finishing off this Friday of the Spring Fundraiser on WMRA, by giving you a chance to win a Bose SoundTouch 20 music system.

Support now and you'll be entered into this drawing (between 4p and 7p tonight).

Please give now!

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Spring Fundraiser
5:50 am
Wed March 19, 2014

iPad Mini Giveaway (6a-9a)

It is the third day of the WMRA Spring 2014 Fundraiser, and this morning we're giving away another iPad Mini at the end of Morning Edition.

Everyone who contributes between 6am and 9am today will be entered into the drawing.

Please give now!

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WMRA
5:00 am
Tue March 18, 2014

Bose Soundtouch 20 Giveaway (6a-9a)

Its the second day of our Spring Fundraiser on WMRA, Support now.

Between 6a and 9a this morning, you have a chance to win a Bose SoundTouch 20 music system.

Please give now!

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WMRA
10:13 am
Mon March 17, 2014

WMRA's Spring Fundraiser

The WMRA Spring 2014 Fundraiser is almost finished.

Please Give Now!

Public Radio Showcase
10:00 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

How Government Helps and Harms Entrepreneurs

American Abroad Media

In this episode of America Abroad, we look at whether government intervention helps or harms entrepreneurs. And we examine what the United States can learn from the success and failures of other countries.

Listen and learn more here.

Radiolab
4:00 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

What's left when you're right?

More often than not, a fight is just a fight... Someone wins, someone loses. But this hour, we have a series of face-offs that shine a light on the human condition, the benefit of coming at something from a different side, and the price of being right.

Guests:Jonathan Gottschall, Lulu Miller and Pat Walters

With Good Reason
3:00 pm
Sat March 8, 2014

Slavery: The Rise of American Capitalism

The tribulations of Solomon Northup, a free black man from upstate New York, are depicted in the popular film 12 Years a Slave. In a soon to be published book, Calvin Schermerhorn (Virginia Foundation for the Humanities Fellow) documents how the business of slavery gave rise to American capitalism. Also featured: With Good Reason producer Kelley Libby checks in on a log cabin-building workshop on the grounds of Montpelier, the former home of President James Madison.

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This American Life
3:00 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Dead Men Tell No Tales

Last May, a weird story made the news: the FBI killed a guy in Florida who was vaguely linked to the Boston Marathon bombings. He was an unarmed man, shot 7 times in his living room by federal agents. What really happened? Why was the FBI even in that room with that guy? A reporter spent 5 months looking into it, and she discovered that the FBI was doing a bunch of things that never made the news.

Listen and learn more here

Public Radio Showcase
12:58 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

How Government Helps and Harms Entrepreneurs

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