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 — 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.
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.
To get the perspective from the Indianapolis side of the big game, Indianapolis Star sports columnist Gregg Doyel joins WBUR’s Sharon Brody.
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.
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.
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.
Branford Marsalis brings his quartet to Scullers.