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.


Holiday Specials
4:51 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

WMRA Holiday Specials

Holiday Special
4:00 pm
Thu November 28, 2013

Giving Thanks

Fall Leaves
Fedorov Oleksiy

With music and stories for Thanksgiving, it's Giving Thanks.

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WMRA Program Change
1:59 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

The Story - Final Broadcast

After eight years and about 2,000 stories broadcast, The Story is off the air.

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11:41 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Senator Creigh Deeds Stabbed, but in Fair Condition

Early Tuesday morning, Virginia Senator Creigh Deeds was involved in an altercation with his son Austin, and the Senator was stabbed at his house in Bath County.  Senator Deeds was seriously wounded, but is reported to be alert and in fair condition at UVA Medical Center.

First responders to the house found Austin, whose nickname was Gus, suffering from life-threatening injuries associated with a gunshot wound. He died at the scene.

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Arts & Culture
3:41 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

An Evening with NPR's Neda Ulaby

On Friday, November 22, 2013, WMRA hosted an evening with Neda Ulaby.

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WMRA Fall Fundraiser
7:00 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

WMRA 2013 Fall Fundraiser

The WMRA Fall Fundraiser raised over $200,000!

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Virginia Insight
8:57 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Power Maintence Affecting WMRA

Tuesday, September 10th, the Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative needed to conduct some power equipment replacement near our main transmitter site. This affected our signal between 9:30am and 12:10pm on that day. In the future, if our signal becomes hard to hear, please keep in mind that you can always listen online.

4:10 pm
Thu September 5, 2013

Lexington Gets a New Transmitter

WMRA News (tw)

We are back on the air in Lexington at 89.9, with a new transmitter in place.

Thank you for you patience while we switched out the old one.

6:21 am
Tue September 3, 2013

The Takeaway, New to WMRA and to Virginia

WMRA is brings The Takeaway to Virginia.

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8:46 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Tom DuVal Retires

Tom Duval, retires after a 17 year career with WMRA.

Tom has carried the station forward through a turbulent time in the media world.  Some of his accomplishments include:

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