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  • Theater Talk Host

    Listen for Theater Talk, Friday morning at 6:45 and 8:45 during Morning Edition.

  • Assistant News Director

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

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

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  • Weekend program host

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

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

  • News 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...

  • 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....

  • Online Editor/Program Host

    Monday - Friday, 10 a.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...

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