Matt Bingay

Assistant General Manager, Programming / All Things Considered Host

Matt Bingay is Assistant General Manager for Programming on WMRA and WEMC and the local host for All Things Considered.

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.

Ways to Connect

Essay: Rebooting the Occupy Movement

Mar 30, 2012

On WMRA's occasional series, The Civic Soapbox, Denise Zito shares her thoughts about the Occupy Movement and it's future.

NPR presents an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate about obesity in the US.

Across the Arab world, the new power brokers are Islamist movements with a sweeping electoral mandate.

It is the fundamental issue of our time: Energy; where we get it; how we use it; what happens then. It powers our homes and our economy; it creates troubled alliances and disturbing divisions; it empowers and impoverishes; it enables almost all that we do and now threatens all that we have become.

The death of Kim Jong-il last December - and the appointment of his unknown and untested twenty-something son Kim Jong-un as his successor - has left the world on the edge of its seat – and with plenty of questions.

The US, South Korea, and North Korea’s neighbors are watching closely to see what comes next.

With American troops out of Iraq and leaving Afghanistan – what will America’s ‘strong presence’ in the region look like?

WMRA Spring Drive

Feb 14, 2012

The WMRA 4 1/2 day Spring Fundraiser ended Saturday at Noon with a total raised of $81,853.

Thank you very much to everyone who contributed during this brief drive and if you couldn't find a convenient time to call, please give now.

Maya Angelou defines Black History, as it is embraced in our popular culture with an emphasis on the civil rights era and a poetic acknowledgement of late activist, Rosa Parks.

NPR presents an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate about Palestine's status in the United Nations.

NPR presents an Intelligence Squared U.S. debate about religion's role in human history.

The most popular college major in America these days is business. Some students think it doesn't pay to study philosophy or history.

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