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.
We hear from past winners who attended the annual Champions’ Breakfast held by the Boston Athletic Association and get a preview of tomorrow’s big race.
BOSTON — The Red Sox will have three different announcers share the spot behind the microphone. We speak with one of them — high school teacher Henry Mahegan.
Branford Marsalis brings his quartet to Scullers.
BOSTON — The AFC championship game kicks off Sunday in Foxborough, Mass. For the second year in a row, the Patriots face the Baltimore Ravens in the big game.
BOSTON — Even a longtime observer of football in Houston is not giving the Texans much of a chance to beat the Patriots on Sunday.
BOSTON — Britney Gengel’s parents have dedicated an orphanage in Haiti that they built in their daughter’s memory.
BOSTON — Massachusetts voters weary from one of the nation’s costliest and most divisive U.S. Senate races are facing another tumultuous election, following President Obama’s nomination of Sen. John Kerry as secretary of state.
BOSTON — Around the country, parents are talking to their children about the tragedy. Stuart Goldman is a psychiatrist at Boston Children’s Hospital, and has counseled children who’ve been affected — directly or peripherally — by tragedies.
BOSTON — A spokesperson for the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency gives an overview of what Mass. residents can do to protect their property from the storm’s effects.
BOSTON — Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell will return to Boston next season. The former Red Sox pitching coach has been hired to a three-year deal.