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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.

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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)

BOSTON — 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

BOSTON — 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.

Mass. ‘Blue Laws’ Change To Allow Liquor Stores To Sell Alcohol 2 Hours Earlier On Sundays

October 26, 2014
In this file photo, a pedestrian walks past Paul Revere Beverage in Somerville, Mass. on Sunday Jan. 4, 2004, the day the 'blue laws' changed to allow liquor stores in the state to stay open Sundays to sell alcoholic beverages. This Sunday, stores can open two hours earlier than the 2004 change allowed. (Lisa Poole/AP)

BOSTON — Starting Sunday, Massachusetts’ so-called “blue laws” will now allow liquor stores in the state to open at 10 a.m. — instead of noon — on Sundays to sell alcohol without needing to get any special permission from local authorities.

It’s Not Whether You Win Or Lose But How You Say The Name

September 28, 2014
Empty grandstands at Fenway (Sharon Brody/WBUR)

BOSTON — A Charlestown high school civics teacher reflects on a season behind the microphone at Fenway as one of the ballpark’s public address announcers.

A Look At The Training Of Foreign Troops In U.S.

September 23, 2014

BOSTON — The Massachusetts National Guard is hosting 200 soldiers from several Central Asian Nations, including Afghanistan and Pakistan, at a training conference at Joint Base Cape Cod this week.

Madison Park High School Headmaster Resigns; School Dept. Says Student Schedules Now Set

September 14, 2014
Madison Park High School students protested Tuesday morning. (Delores Handy/WBUR)

BOSTON — After seven days of chaos during which students walked out to protest not having class assignments, the headmaster of Madison Park Technical Vocation High School is out of a job.

Preview: Patriots’ Season Opener In Miami

September 07, 2014

BOSTON — The New England Patriots begin their season today at 1 p.m. taking on the Dolphins in Miami.

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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