People

  • News Director

    Maybe I was destined for a career in radio when I built my first stereo receiver from a Heathkit box…then later spent time running wires over beer-stained floors for local bands in Colorado bars.  I remember becoming enamored with Public Radio...

  • Office Manager, Program Host

    Born and raised in Syracuse, Cora Thomas began working at Syracuse University in 1988.  Cora has been a radio personality for over 20 years.  In addition to hosting her weekly Sunday Morning Gospel program, Cora spends her weekdays as WAER's...

  • Music Director

    I have had the pleasure of being a part of WAER going back to my days as a student at Syracuse in the early 1990s.  I began working in the sports department eventually getting a chance to call SU basketball and football games.  However...my...

  • Host, Reporter, Producer

    Thanks for visiting my page.  My career has been quite the journey and it's a long road before I arrived to WAER.  As a kid, I was always intrigued by microphones, singers  and music.  My parents bought me a cheap tape recorder at 5 1/2 ...

  • Host - Common Threads

    Musician and photographer Larry Hoyt hosts the weekly program Common Threads which features an entertaining mix of traditional folk music and selections from the growing field of acoustically-based singer/songwriters.  

  • Host, Reporter, Producer

    I’ve always been enamored with the intimacy of radio.  It’s so personal.  It forces you to listen…and listen only.  No visual distractions.  I grew up listening to mostly top 40 radio in Detroit, with no shortage of entertaining DJ’s.  As a...