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  • 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, A Praire Home Companion

    Mandolinist Chris Thile is among the most highly acclaimed musicians of his generation. It started when he was a toddler in Oceanside, California. His folks took him along for weekly visits to a pizza parlor in nearby Carlsbad,...

  • Doug is the host of  Blacks & Blues, showcasing the best new and classic blues artists each week.

  • Host of Connections

    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 Irish Party House.

  • Host of La Dolce Vida

    Born in East Rochester in June of 1941, and a graduate of East Rochester High School in 1959, John worked in radio at WSAY (which in 1981 became WXXI-AM) from 1963 to 1981. He did a request radio program called...

  • 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...

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