WAMU 88.5 : About

Christopher Lewis, Digital Media Director

Chris joined WAMU 88.5 in 2012 after leading digital efforts for various national publishing companies and corporate marketing clients. He now manages the station’s team of developers, designers, and producers, and is dedicated to advancing WAMU 88.5's mission across a variety of current and emerging digital media platforms.


  • Christopher Baronavski, Senior Developer
  • Nathan Smoot, Senior Developer
  • Joe Warminsky, Online Managing Editor
    • Martin Austermuhle, Web Producer
    • Chris Chester, Web Producer
    • Erica Hendry, Web Producer
    • Ally Schweitzer, Web Producer
    • Ruth Tam, Web Producer

After 10 Years Of Bella And Edward, 'Twilight Reimagined' Brings A Twist

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with author Stephenie Meyer about the appeal her Twilight books and her new novel, which reassigns the genders of the original characters.

New Dietary Guidelines Will Not Include Sustainability Goal

A government-appointed panel wanted the federal government's 2015 nutrition advice to consider a food's environmental impact. But the cabinet secretaries with final authority say it won't happen.
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Concerns Over Russia's Growing Military Presence In Syria

Russia is sending what it calls "volunteer" troops to Syria, and its airstrikes have targeted CIA-backed rebels. We look at Russia's support of the Assad regime and escalating concerns over a possible U.S.-Russia proxy war in Syria.

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Searching For Solutions To World Water Scarcity

Experts are increasingly sounding the alarm about water shortages around the world. But, they say, there is room for hope. A conversation about the search for solutions to global water scarcity.