WBUR Staff

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

Boston Clergyman Talks Dangers Of Fake Firearms As City Churches Call For Their Disposal

July 12, 2015
Confiscated toy or replica guns are shown at the press conference Thursday. (Hadley Green for WBUR)

The Rev. Gary Adams says he plans to speak to his congregation about how replica or fake guns can lead to “deadly mishaps” when mistaken as real guns.

Nearly 2,000 Walk Through The Night To Raise Suicide Prevention Awareness

June 28, 2015

Mike Ruggiero of West Bridgewater walked 16 miles through the night in memory of his mother, who died by suicide.

Celtics Playoff Run ‘Probably Biggest Surprise In The NBA’

April 19, 2015
Since their trade for point guard Isaiah Thomas on Feb. 19, the Celtics have gone 18-11. (Winslow Townson/AP)

Getting past the first round will be a challenge for the young team.

Incoming BPS Superintendent Prepares With Listen-And-Learn Tour

April 19, 2015

Dr. Tommy Chang will take over his new role in Boston Public Schools on July 1.

Boston’s Fleet Of Pedal-Powered Swans Hits The Lagoon

April 19, 2015
(Sharon Brody/WBUR)

The Boston Marathon and associated events are getting a lot of attention this weekend, but that isn’t the only spring tradition generating some joy in town at the moment. Another annual milestone? Opening day of the swan boats in the Public Garden.

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.

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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