Category Archives: WDUQ

..they pull me back in.

I’m back.  Back to public radio. At first, the clip from “The Godfather, Part III” came to mind: As apt as that Al Pacino moment may seem in the context of going back to the realm of coffee mugs and … Continue reading

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The Gift of the Krumkake – Redux

Updated December 24, 2013 A wonderful thing about traditions is they can help you rekindle good things that deserve to be repeated, especially in showing others that you care. When I first came to Pittsburgh in 1995, I found the … Continue reading

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The Kind Recognition of Your Peers

In May and July of 2011, some last bits of tribute were paid to the first public radio station in Pittsburgh. Before this is all-too-distant memory, I thought it a good idea to share those awards. May 9, 2011 At … Continue reading

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So Long and Thanks for All the Fish*

Douglas Adams. Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Thanks to my time in public radio, I got to meet and interview him in 1982. My time in public radio has offered me many great opportunities to meet, interview and engage with … Continue reading

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The balance between silicon and carbon

This past month or so has been really busy. The future of my workplace has been in flux My parents’ health, a concern And in the midst of it all, I witnessed an amazing confluence of things digital (silicon) and … Continue reading

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Remembering Daniel Schorr

The passing, today, of Daniel Schorr at the age of 93 is a time for appreciation, sadness and remembering. I met Mr. Schorr a few times over the past many years, but it was more likely from my getting into … Continue reading

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Why does WDUQ do News AND Jazz programming?

In my current job as General Manager of WDUQ in Pittsburgh, the question gets posed as to why WDUQ does news and jazz programming – and not news and talk programming. (it should be noted that the question of “why … Continue reading

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