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  • All Things Considered Host

    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...

  • Morning Edition Host

    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...

  • Weekend Edition Host

    Caitlin joins WXXI after working down the street at Stephens Media Group where, she co hosted a children's radio show, "Saturday Morning CarTunes" on WARM 101.3 and worked as a traffic reporter for various affiliates.

    Prior to that, she...

  • Executive Editor of Collaborative Journalism

    Denise Young is editor of the local journalism collaborative in the WXXI news department. She manages the Innovation Trail as part of a multi-state journalism collaborative and is...

  • Senior Vice President, Television and News

    As Senior Vice President for Television and News at WXXI Public Broadcasting, Elissa oversees television programming and production for WXXI’s television stations. Elissa also leads the WXXI news team in television, radio, digital and mobile...

  • Connections Host

    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...

  • Need to Know Host

    Hélène Biandudi Hofer is host and producer of WXXI TV's Need to Know, an award-winning, half-hour weekly news and public affairs program. Hélène joined the station in September 2010 as the host of All Things Considered.

  • Vice President for Radio

    Jeanne Fisher is Vice President for Radio at WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester New York, where she oversees WXXI-AM and FM, WRUR, WEOS, WITH, and Reachout Radio. She has served on the national boards of the Association of Music Personnel in...

  • Digital Engagement Facilitator

    Juan is responsible for digital audience engagement and digital strategies for WXXI News. He also fills in for Morning Edition and All Things Considered.

    As a life-long Western New Yorker, Juan has had extensive experience in...

  • Capitol Bureau Correspondent

    Karen DeWitt is Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of 10 public radio stations in New York State. She has covered state government and politics for the network since 1990.

    She is also a regular contributor to...

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