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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

Providence Beats BU To Capture First NCAA Hockey Title

April 12, 2015

The Providence Friars beat the Boston University Terriers 4-3 to win their first NCAA hockey title Saturday night at TD Garden.

Baker Administration Holds Up Permit For Wynn Casino

April 04, 2015

Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration refused to issue a permit Wynn Resorts needs to build its planned casino complex in Everett.

Harvard’s Women’s Hockey Team Set To Face Minnesota

March 22, 2015
Harvard goalie Emerance Maschmeyer (38) grabs the puck against Boston College during the NCAA women's Frozen Four semifinal college hockey game Friday, March 20, 2015, in Minneapolis. Harvard won 2-1. (Hannah Foslien/AP)

The Crimson will play the Minnesota Gophers Sunday for the national title.

Major Newspapers Push For Reform Of Public Records Law

March 15, 2015

The editorial boards at the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, the Patriot Ledger and Gatehouse Media are calling for reform of the public records law.

Native New Englander And Patriots Fan Describes Scene Before The Super Bowl

February 01, 2015

A Peabody native and avid Pats fan, who recently moved to Arizona, talks about what he’s seeing ahead of tonight’s Super Bowl.

Patriots Writer Mike Reiss Talks ‘Deflate-Gate’ Ahead Of Super Bowl

January 25, 2015
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick speaks during an NFL football news confernece at Gillette Stadium, Saturday, Jan. 24. (Steven Senne/AP)

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick is trying to put an end to the media frenzy dogging the Pats as the team prepares for next Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Seattle Seahawks. ESPNBoston.com reporter Mike Reiss discusses Belichick’s explanations.

Before The Super Bowl, Patriots Have To Get By Indianapolis

January 18, 2015
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady prior to a team practice in Foxborough, Mass. on Wednesday. (Charles Krupa/AP)

To get to the Super Bowl, the Patriots first have to get by Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Andrew Luck. WBUR’s Karen Given has a look at how the two teams match up.

AFC Championship: Perspective From Indianapolis

January 18, 2015
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck looks to throw against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff football game last weekend. (David Zalubowski/AP)

To get the perspective from the Indianapolis side of the big game, Indianapolis Star sports columnist Gregg Doyel joins WBUR’s Sharon Brody.

Baltimore Sun’s Aaron Wilson On The Patriots’ Competition

January 10, 2015

Aaron Wilson, who covers the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun, joins WBUR to talk about the Saturday match-up of the Patriots and Ravens in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.

Longtime Friend Shares Memories Of Sen. Edward Brooke

January 04, 2015

Former Massachusetts state Sen. Brian Lees joins WBUR to share some memories about his long time friend, former Sen. Edward Brooke who died Saturday at the age of 95.

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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