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WFAEats Contributor

Julie is a mother of three, a fabulous cook, and the creative genius behind the local food blog Mommie Cooks, where she details what’s for dinner-sometimes simple, sometimes grand,...

Reporter

Julie Rose is a freelance reporter based in Provo, Utah. Before returning to her native Utah in 2013, Julie spent nearly six years reporting for NPR member station WFAE in Charlotte, NC.  There, she covered everything from political scandal and...

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...

Reporter

Lisa Miller traded the Midwest for Charlotte in 2006 to take a job at WFAE.  She worked with public TV in Detroit and taught English in Austria before making her way to radio.  Lisa graduated from University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree...

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...

Reporter/Newscaster

Marshall came to WFAE after graduating from Appalachian State University, where he worked at the campus radio station and earned a degree in communication.  He divides his time between delivering newscasts during the day at the top of every...

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...

Political Columnist

Dr. Michael Bitzer is an associate professor of politics and history at Catawba College, where he also serves as the 2011-2012 Swink Professor for Excellence in Classroom Teaching and the chair of the department of history & politics.  A...

Reporter

Michael Tomsic became a full-time reporter for WFAE in August 2012. Before that, he reported for the station as a freelancer and intern while he finished his senior year at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He’s covered...

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