Tom Graham

Virginia Insight Host

Tom Graham is Senior Producer and Host of WMRA's Virginia Insight

Prior to joining WMRA in 2005, Tom served as a radio news director in North Carolina, Tennessee and California. Tom has also worked in television as a news anchor, reporter, and talk show host.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Tue August 14, 2012

New Way to Find New Stars

APOGEE (Apache Point Observatory Galactic Evolution Experiment)  gives scientists views of the universe never before seen. We meet APOGEE astronomers.  We talk with three of the Virginia scientists who have been instrumental in making this revolution in star gazing possible. 

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Virginia Insight
11:16 am
Tue August 14, 2012

What ‘‘Sequestration’’ Could Mean in Virginia

Federal workers in northern Virginia. Military folk on the coast.  Defense contractors across the commonwealth.  A lot of Virginia paychecks flow from Washington.  And how those checks get spent might even effect your job. 

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Virginia Insight
7:51 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

The Teacher's Life

Photo credit: Wikipedia user Masae

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a teacher?  If you have always thought of it as a 6-hour-a-day job with summers off  -- we have some classroom experts who would like to speak with you.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Pet Love

Pets! Photo credit: Wikipedia user Ohnoitsjamie

Veterinarian Bruce Coston loves to nurture the bond between people and pets.

He also loves to tell stories.

He does both in his new book.

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Virginia Insight
3:31 pm
Thu August 2, 2012

The Group That Used to Have 'Project' In Its Name

For more than 15 years they were known as the Virginia Organizing Project. Then they changed the name to just Virginia Organizing.

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Virginia Insight
3:30 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

The Forensic Psychiatrist

Anyone who has watched television crime dramas has heard the term “forensics” plenty of times. Forensic science can be key in solving crimes. But what, then, is forensic psychiatry?

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu July 26, 2012

Flirting with the Divine

Eric was in a hospital wondering if he was dying. A nurse whispered a question in his ear, and set him on a worldwide journey.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Breaking a Taboo: Childhood Sex Abuse

Sometimes tragedy can cause some good.

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Virginia Insight
4:00 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Got a Question About the Weather?

Derecho - NWS/Storm Prediction Center (Via Wikipedia)

Stan Ulanski has been studying weather and climate for more than 30 years, Bruce Hayden, for at least a decade longer.

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Virginia Insight
4:24 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

The Higgs

An example of simulated data modeled for the CMS particle detector on the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN.
Wikipedia

You may have heard that the “Higgs Boson”  is a sort of holy grail for physicists.

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