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  • 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...

  • Reporter/Producer - Health

    Karen Shakerdge is a health reporter and producer for WXXI and Side Effects Public Media. From a young anthropology student, to a documentary film producer, to oral historian,...

  • Principal Videographer

    Martin Kaufman has been the principal videographer for WXXI News & Public Affairs programing for the past 20 years.  He also serves as videographer for many of our documentaries and national studio programs such as Second Opinion.  Since...

  • Connections Producer

    Megan Mack the producer of Connections with Evan Dawson and Unleashed: The Pet Show. She joined the WXXI News team from WHEC-TV, where she produced newscasts and The Olympic Zone, and from the University of Rochester, where she served as an...

  • Director of News and Public Affairs

    Randy Gorbman is WXXI's Director of News and Public Affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online. 

    Randy has over 30 years of broadcast news experience, and was recently news director at...

  • Arts InFocus Host/Reporter/Producer

    Sasha-Ann Simons joined the team at WXXI News in 2015 as a Multimedia Reporter/Producer. She tells stories about the innovation economy and technology in upstate New York and also does general assignment reporting. Sasha-Ann is the host of

  • Reporter/Anchor

    You'll hear Scott in various capacities on WXXI either as a reporter, or hosting Morning Edition or All Things Considered.

    Scott's broadcasting career started in Lowell, Massachussets at WCAP and then moved to Boston where he spent five...

  • Great Lakes Reporter/Producer

    Veronica Volk is the Great Lakes Reporter/Producer for WXXI News, exploring environmental and economic issues, water, and wildlife throughout the region for radio, television, and the web.

    Previously, she worked general assignment for...

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