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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The Spark
5:08 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Back to the Basics

The Spark is taking a vacation this week, but will be back next week.  In the meantime, we're presenting State of the Re:Union - Back to the Basics.

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A Fundraising Day in May
5:00 am
Mon May 13, 2013

$30,000 Dash

The WMRA $30,000 Dash is a success!  At 6pm Wednesday 5/22, we reached the goal.

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The Spark
11:33 am
Fri April 19, 2013

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

The Spark will return next week, but while it's still on vacation, we're presenting State of the RE:Union - With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility.

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The Spark
11:36 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Internet Communities – Virtual Reality

While The Spark is on holiday this week and next... we're presenting State of the RE:Union Internet Communities – Virtual Reality.

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Spring Fundraiser
5:00 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Spring Fundraiser

The WMRA Spring Fundraiser ended at noon Saturday, April 6.  Thanks to your generosity, together we raised over $90,000.

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WMRA News
11:42 am
Mon February 11, 2013

President Obama's State of the Union Address (Tue 9pm)

Pete Souza

Tuesday night at 9pm, WMRA presents live coverage of President Obama's State of the Union Address. Join Melissa Block for in-depth analysis... and reaction from members of Congress. You'll also hear the Republicans' response to the President's speech.

WMRA News
8:41 pm
Sun January 20, 2013

Inauguration Coverage

Pete Souza

WMRA will carry special coverage of the Inauguration beginning at 11am. Steve Inskeep and Audie Cornish will host live from the West Front of the U.S. Capitol Building, where the Inaugural ceremony will take place. They will be joined there by White House Correspondents Ari Shapiro and Scott Horsley. This special coverage will include President Obama's Inaugural Address, which is expected to occur at some point after 11:30am.

In addition to our live coverage in the morning, Neal Conan will host a special Talk of the Nation, focused on listener reactions to the day's events.

Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu December 13, 2012

Black Lung and the Law

Burning Coal by Petr Kratochvil

Attorney Tim MacDonnell says his clinic’s clients are some of the hardest working, most dedicated people he has ever met. And MacDonnell says, it is because of that dedication that those people are now, "dying by inches."

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Holiday
10:33 am
Wed December 5, 2012

2012 WMRA Holiday Specials

Radiolab (Sat 4pm)
4:27 pm
Fri July 27, 2012

Radiolab: Colors

Rainbow Angel Blend by Alexander Leontakianakos

Coming Up Saturday, July 28th at 4pm on the next Radiolab.

To what extent is color a physical thing in the physical world, and to what extent is it created in our minds?

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