People

Alex Crichton is host of All Things Considered on WXXI-AM 1370.  Alex delivers local news, weather and traffic reports beginning at 4:00 p.m. each weekday.

He was born in Rochester, but “raised” in several other spots as part of...

Beth Adams joined WXXI as host of Morning Edition in 2012 after a more than two decade radio career. She was the longtime host of the WHAM Morning News in Rochester, where she was recognized for her work by the New York State Associated Press...

Host of Academy of Shred

Bob Stewie (a.k.a. “Heavy Metal Bob”) joined the show in 2003

Host of The World Cafe

David Dye is a longtime Philadelphia radio personality whose music enthusiasm has captivated listeners of World Cafe® since 1991. World Cafeis produced by WXPN, the public radio service...

Evan Dawson joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.

Evan is also the author of Summer...

Gregg McVicar is former host of Earthsongs and producer of numerous other national projects. Among his loves are cycling, swimming, hiking, camping and attending music festivals. Gregg’s creative work has been recognized by a Peabody Award, an...

Host of The Electric Circus

My first radio show was on WMUH (Muhlenberg College) in Allentown PA.  When I returned to college in the fall I got involved with WBRS (Brandeis), Waltham MA.  Though it was a tiny 40w campus station which still cannot be heard off-campus, the...

Host of Mystery Train

I got started in radio at SUNY Fredonia at WCVF and stayed with it after college as a volunteer at WRUR, and, for a while, at WJZR. Meanwhile, I worked part time at WXXI's Reachout Radio and 'produced' Doug Curry's other show (I pressed record...

Radio Program Manager

I was born in Fairmont, WV, and grew up mostly in and around the Rochester area. I got my radio start at WBKT at Brockport High school as a sophomore, and was its station manager in my senior year in high school. I had caught the radio & TV...

Host of Whole Lotta Shakin'

I've lived in Rochester all my life and have been a fan of local radio and music from very early on. I graduated SUNY Brockport with a degree in communications and got my first air-time at campus station WBSU-FM in 1984. I've also worked at...

Host of A Variety of Folk

I am a native of Buffalo NY, graduated from the University of Buffalo and started work in the property and casualty insurance industry in New York City in 1962.  I was transferred to Rochester in 1965 and retired from the insurance industry in...

Host of Gumbo Variations

Rick’s love affair with radio started when he was 10 and his parents gave him one of those little 9-volt transistor radios for Christmas. In the late 60's, he discovered FM radio and that cemented his love. He did college radio at Oneonta State...

Host & Producer of Acoustic Cafe

 Rob started his professional broadcasting career while still in college, pursuing his degree in Psychology. Feeling the future of the human psyche to be limited, he threw himself into the infinitely expanding universe of radio and vinyl discs...

Host of Open Tunings

Since 2004 Scott Regan has been introducing listeners to an eclectic mix of rock, folk, and acoustic music weekdays on Open Tunings. A fan of all kinds of music and strong supporter of the local music scene, Scott often invites local...

Host of Academy of Shred

Steve Bauer (a.k.a. “Shredmaster Steve”) has been hosting The Academy of Shred since 1999.

Host of The Irish Party House

Ted McGraw is from Rochester, New York, but you would think he was from Ireland based on his knowledge of Irish music.  He got interested in Irish music from listening to the radio in the 1950’s. Ted started the “Irish Party House” show in 1974...

Host of Rootabaga Boogie

Tracey Craig is the host of Rootabaga Boogie, which features an eclectic selection of folk and roots music, plus live music and conversation about music. It airs Sundays, 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

The program’s name is inspired by the...