People

  • Health Reporter
  • WFAEats Contributor

    Amy grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin surrounded by sausages and cheese.  Her work as a pastry chef has taken her throughout the country and across the ocean to Austria.  But no matter where she has lived, she holds on to her love of a good brat...

  • Coordinator of WFAEats
  • WFAEats Contributor

    Ashley is from a small town in southern Virginia where she learned how to cook buttermilk biscuits from her grandmother. Ashley went to Brown for undergrad where she once had limoncello shots with then-mayor Buddy Cianci, who, she is pretty...

  • WFAEats Contributor

    Ilke McAliley is from the bustling metropolitan city of Istanbul, Turkey. She moved to Clemson, SC in 2000 for graduate study in environmental engineering. What started as a one year student exchange program turned into a family, long term...

  • WFAEats Contributor

    Keia Mastrianni is not a native Charlottean, but she is from the deep South. Born in Santiago, Chile and raised by New York Italian parents who blessed her with a name of Hawaiian origin, Keia Mastrianni was born hungry, pen in hand. She is...

  • WFAEats Contributor

    Lynn Caldwell is a Charlotte-area native who spent seven years in Seattle during her stint at a well-known software company.  While reinventing herself for the umpteenth time, Lynn apprenticed on an urban farm and hatched a plan to establish a...

  • Community Engagement Coordinator/All Things Considered Host

    Mark Rumsey grew up in Kansas and got his first radio job at age 17 in the town of Abilene, where he announced easy-listening music played from vinyl record albums.   

    Later stops in his radio career found him reporting and anchoring...

  • Morning Edition Host

    Marshall came to WFAE after graduating from Appalachian State University, where he worked at the campus radio station and earned a degree in communication. Outside of radio, he loves listening to music and going to see bands - preferably in...

  • WFAEats Contributor

    Megan is a Midwestern-raised transplant to Charlotte by way of New Zealand.  A healthy appetite for life fuels her passion for culinary exploration and her aim is to make the kitchen fun and salubrious. With a love for vegetables and zeal for...

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