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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BOSTON — The New England Patriots begin their season today at 1 p.m. taking on the Dolphins in Miami.
BOSTON — James Foley made the comments to students at Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism shortly after he was released from six weeks of captivity in Libya in 2011.
BOSTON — One of the oldest charities in New England, the 142-year-old Worcester-based Lutheran Social Services, has decided its name is getting in the way of its mission.
Dick and Tony have been friends since the 1950s, when they met on the Dartmouth College ski team. They still ski together, and it means much more to them now.
BOSTON — A 28-year-old man from England will attempt to set the world record for fastest times running onto and off Boston’s transit system rail lines.
BOSTON — As the ALCS kicks off on Saturday night in Fenway, freelance journalist Anna Clark shares the Detroit perspective.
Branford Marsalis brings his quartet to Scullers.