Contributors | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio
Aileen Humphreys hosts Saturday and Sunday mornings on WAMU 88.5. A former print reporter and photographer, Aileen started her broadcast career in Washington, D.C., at the PBS NewsHour. Previously...
Schweitzer edits WAMU 88.5's music website, Bandwidth, and works as a web producer and reporter for the station. Prior to WAMU, she worked at Washington City Paper and the Washington...
Trull covers morning drive for WAMU. He also follows issues related to the metro D.C. area's LGBTQ and Latino communities. Trull has been a journalist since 1988. He began his career in Miami, where...
Ashley Dejean is WAMU's Senior News Editor. She does a little bit of everything — editing scripts, preparing newscasts, filing stories and coordinating breaking news coverage. Our afternoon editor...
Chester has been a web producer and reporter for WAMU 88.5 since August 2011. He writes original news stories for WAMU.org, maintains the station's news presence on social media, and edits content...
Eleanor Greene is the digital media intern at WAMU. She is a senior journalism student at American University and the editor-in-chief of AWOL Magazine.
Francis has worked alongside some of the most influential media executives in the U.S. during his 25 years as a news anchor, including FOX News President and chairman, Roger Ailes, former CNN...
Berman is a reporter for WAMU 88.5’s Metro Connection. Berman is a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and the University of Michigan. Her stories have aired nationally on NPR's...
Fenston is WAMU's Senior News Editor for Special Projects. He came to the station after a year in the Show Me State, covering issues of health, wealth and poverty in rural Missouri. He also worked as...
Joe Warminsky, WAMU's online managing editor, has spent nearly two decades working as a journalist in and around Washington.
John Hines has been a Metro Connection contributor since December 2012. He has focused on arranging and editing interviews for the Door to Door segment, in which he reaches out to people in...
Wilson spent five years working as a local television reporter at stations in Indiana and Arkansas. After growing tired of local TV news, he arrived in the WAMU Newsroom in 2008 as volunteer and...
Cardoza reports on area news, with a special focus on children, education and poverty. Cardoza has won numerous awards for her work. In 2012 she received the regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Hard...
Landau joined the Metro Connection team in May 2011 as the program’s first-ever intern. She started with smaller assignments, and gradually worked her way up to reporting full stories. In her time at...
Lauren Ober is a reporter/producer for Metro Connection. Her stories cut across a range of topics, from affordable housing to Persian dodgeball to the grass on the National Mall. In addition to WAMU...
Austermuhle joined WAMU as a web producer and reporter in April 2013. Prior to that, he served as editor-in-chief for DCist.com, and has written for the Washington City Paper, Washington Diplomat and...
Di Caro has been WAMU's transportation reporter since February 2012. He covers local and regional issues challenging the residents of the heavily-congested, transit-friendly Washington metropolitan...
Bush is the Maryland reporter for WAMU. He can be found most of the time on the job in Annapolis, Rockville, or Upper Marlboro covering state and county governments. He's a native of Pittsburgh,...
Based on Capitol Hill, Matt Laslo is an award-winning reporter who has covered Congress, the White House and the Supreme Court since 2006. While he’s filed stories for NPR and more than 40 of its...
McCleskey joined the WAMU staff in 2004 and moved to the morning shift in 2008. For many WAMU listeners, Matt's voice is the first thing they hear each day. McCleskey also has worked as a producer...
Meymo Lyons has been pivotal in transforming WAMU 88.5 News into a vibrant, fast-paced newsroom with a strong focus on accountability journalism. Lyons joined the station in 2007 as Assignment Editor...
Pope is an award-winning author and journalist who lives in Old Town Alexandria. He has reported for WAMU, Connection Newspapers, the New York Daily News and the Tallahassee Democrat. A native of...
Pat Brogan joined the WAMU 88.5 news team in 2007 after four years as a managing editor at WMAL-AM and a brief stint at WTOP-FM, both in Washington, D.C. Prior to that, Brogan served nine years as a...
Madden is the District Reporter at WAMU. He has covered city hall for the past four years and has won several awards for his coverage, including last year's Edward R. Murrow for investigative...
Sheir joined WAMU in 2009 as a news anchor, host and reporter. She became the host of Metro Connection in August 2010. Sheir came to the nation's capital by way of Alaska, where she traveled amongst...
Ruth is a web producer for The Kojo Nnamdi Show, The Diane Rehm Show and wamu.org. She has worked as a production assistant at PBS NewsHour and has written for The Washington Post, GlobalPost and The...
Tamika Smith is a multimedia journalist in the D.C. area. She reports on various local issues, from politics to the environment. Smith began her career at National Public Radio's Tell Me More with...
Tara Boyle is a managing producer for WAMU 88.5 News. She oversees Metro Connection, WAMU's weekly newsmagazine program, as well as Coastal Connection, a weekly public affairs program for listeners...