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Sharon Brody

News Anchor, WBUR

Sharon Brody is the voice of WBUR’s weekend mornings. On Saturdays and Sundays, she anchors the news for Weekend Edition and other popular programs such as Only A Game, Living on Earth and Car Talk.  During the week she frequently anchors the midday and afternoon news shifts. She also contributes essays to Cognoscenti, WBUR.org’s opinion page.

A Boston radio veteran, Brody’s experience includes more than a decade as Morning Edition anchor at WGBH and a long stint as morning news anchor, news director and features editor at WFNX.

Her humorous essays and features for broadcast and print have permeated WFNX, Marketplace, Monitor Radio, TV 38, the Boston Phoenix and other outlets.  She also was a co-founder of Boston’s award-winning radio sketch comedy troupe, No Soap Radio.

Brody’s hobbies include reading, writing, photography, eavesdropping and complaining about any temperatures below 65 degrees.

Recent stories

Sports Reporter Kyle Draper On The Celtics’ Chances As Playoffs Begin

April 16, 2016

The Celtics are hoping for a better story than last year, when they were swept by the Cavaliers in the first round.

As Red Sox Season Soon Begins, Buckley Discusses ‘The Magic Of Opening Day’

April 03, 2016

Boston Herald sports columnist Steve Buckley joined Weekend Edition Sunday to discuss recent team decisions, as well as what fans can expect to see this season.

1 Man Is Shot, Killed And Another Stabbed In Mattapan

March 27, 2016

Near the area of 227 River St., officers found a man in his 20s suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Justice Antonin Scalia’s Innovative Opinions And Time At Harvard Remembered

February 14, 2016

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died at the age of 79. Harvard Law Emeritus Professor Alan Dershowitz speaks about Scalia’s innovative opinions and legacy.

Steve Koczela On The Race As Candidates Shore Up Last Minute Support In N.H.

February 06, 2016

Pollster Steve Koczela joined WBUR’s Weekend Edition to discuss where the candidates stand ahead of the first in the nation primary.

‘A Coin-Flip Game’: Denver Post’s Kiszla Previews Patriots-Broncos AFC Championship

January 24, 2016

Mark Kiszla, sports columnist for The Denver Post, gives his predictions for Sunday’s big game between the New England Patriots and the Denver Broncos.

Mass. Nonprofit Helps Trauma Survivors Heal Through Sharing And Songwriting

January 17, 2016
The nonprofit "Songbird Sings" facilitates songwriting workshops, where women discuss their experiences with trauma and then create music. At a workshop in Shelburne Falls, Sherri Healy, left, and Laurie Batog, right, add backing vocals to a song. (Sharon Brody/WBUR)

Singer/songwriter Robin Lane’s nonprofit, “Songbird Sings,” offers free songwriting workshops to women and girls who have experienced domestic abuse, sexual assault, trafficking, mental illness and other challenges.

Kansas City Chiefs Head Into Playoffs On A Roll

January 16, 2016

To get to Foxborough, the Chiefs are riding a wave of momentum having won 11 straight games while the Patriots stumbled at the end of the regular season.

Patriots To Face Kansas City Chiefs In AFC Divisional-Round Playoff

January 10, 2016

Jim McBride, who covers the Patriots for the Boston Globe, discusses what to expect ahead of the team’s upcoming playoff matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs next Saturday.

Amid Globe Delivery Woes, Reporters Spend Night Delivering Paper

January 03, 2016

Boston Globe reporter Beth Healy joined WBUR’s Weekend Edition to talk about the Globe’s week of delivery problems and why reporters stepped in to help.

Boston Lyric Opera’s Esther Nelson Discusses Move Out Of Citi Shubert Theatre

October 10, 2015

After 18 years, New England’s largest opera company is moving its productions to a temporary venue next fall. That venue has not been named yet.

Two Boston-Focused Films, ‘Spotlight’ And ‘Black Mass,’ Debut At Venice Film Festival

September 05, 2015
"Black Mass" team (from left, actors Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson, director Scott Cooper and actor Joel Edgerton) arrive on the red carpet at the 72nd Venice Film Festival, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. "Spotlight," based on a Boston Globe investigation, is also debuting there. (Andrew Medichini/AP)

Two dark chapters in recent Boston history are on display this week at the Venice Film Festival, the world’s longest running film festival.

That Marsalis Magic — Branford’s That Is

February 07, 2013
The Branford Marsalis Quartet: Joey Calderazzo, Eric Revis, Marsalis, Justin Faulkner. (Eric Ryan Anderson)

Branford Marsalis brings his quartet to Scullers.

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