People

  • Producer/Reporter/Host
  • Reporter

    Michael Mroziak is an experienced, award-winning reporter whose career includes work in broadcast and print media. When he joined the WBFO news staff in April 2015, it was a return to both the radio station and to Horizons Plaza. 

    A 1988...

  • Theater Talk host

    Peter Hall wears many hats. He is the afternoon drive host on WBFO’s “sister station,” Classical 94.5 / WNED. where he also produces and hosts “Buffalo Philharmonic Live,” which broadcasts BPO performances conducted by JoAnn Falletta Sundays at...

  • Great Lakes Today Reporter/Producer

    Angelica A. Morrison is a multimedia journalist with over a decade of experience in the field.

    Angelica joined the WBFO-FM staff in April 2016 as the station’s Great Lakes Regional Journalism Collaborative reporter/project coordinator ...

  • Reporter/Program Host/Administrative Assistant

    Avery began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WRUB, the University at Buffalo’s student-run radio station.

    Avery ventured into journalism as a staff writer for The Spectrum at SUNY Buffalo and then into broadcast journalism as...

  • News Director

    Brian Meyer became news director at WBFO in September 2014. The award-winning journalist has covered local issues for more than three decades, most recently as a reporter and digital media producer for The Buffalo News. Meyer also teaches...

  • Reporter
  • Weekend program host

    Saturday & Sunday 6 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • Canada correspondent

    WBFO’s comprehensive news coverage extends into Southern Ontario and Dan Karpenchuk is the station’s voice from the north. The award-winning reporter covers binational issues, including economic trends, the environment, tourism and...

  • Great Lakes Today Managing Editor

    Dave Rosenthal is Managing Editor of Great Lakes Today, a collaboration of public media stations that is led by WBFO, ideastream in Cleveland and WXXI in Rochester, and includes other stations in the region.

    Dave comes to Buffalo from...

  • Senior Reporter

    Eileen Buckley is an award-winning radio news reporter who actually began her radio career as an intern at WBFO in 1984.  In 2018, Eileen celebrates her 33rd year in broadcasting & media communications. She has worked at 10 radio stations...

  • Program host
  • Morning Edition Host

    Monday - Friday, 6 a.m. - 10 a.m.

  • Albany Reporter

    Karen DeWitt is Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of 10 public radio stations in New York State. WBFO listeners are accustomed to hearing DeWitt’s insightful coverage throughout the day, including expanded reports...

  • Program host

    Mark has been at WBFO since 1981, serving as News Director from 1981 through 1986 and 1992 to 2010. He's a 1977 graduate of Saint Bonaventure University, where he received a BA in Journalism. He served as News Director and Station Manager of...

  • All Things Considered Host

    Mark Wozniak, WBFO's local All Things Considered host, has been at WBFO since mid-1978.

    He started as a volunteer board operator for Bob Chapman and the late Bud Ralabate on the program When Rock Was Young. In the fall of 1979, he...

  • Reporter

    Mike Desmond is one of Western New York’s most experienced reporters, having spent nearly a half-century covering the region for newspapers, television stations and public radio. He has been with WBFO and its predecessor, WNED-AM, since 1988....

  • Program Host
  • Assistant News Director

    Monday - Friday, 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

    Omar started his radio career at the former WNED AM 970 as an intern in 2001. After hosting a weekly night shift for several years, Omar became a full-time program host in 2009. He currently hosts the...

  • Blues Host

    Pat is a member of the Buffalo Broadcast Hall of Fame. He hosts WBFO's Weekend Blues Show from 7-11 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. to midnight Sunday.

  • Seniors News Desk reporter
  • Arts & Culture Desk reporter
  • Blues Host

    Known primarily for his work as a blues artist on the local, national and international scenes, Tommy is also a graduate from Canisius College in Communication where he hosted a blues radio show on WCCG, and worked as an intern at Kiss 98.5...