People

  • Host

    A native of Bristol, in the South West of England, Andy has lived and worked in Germany, Spain, Cyprus and Russia, as well as spending 10 years with the BBC World Service Radio in London.

    It was a 3 month assignment for the BBC that...

  • Topical Currents Contributor

    Ariel Gonzalez is an English professor at Miami Dade College. He reviews books for the Miami Herald and interviews authors for Topical Currents.

  • Reporter

    Kate Stein can't quite explain what attracts her to South Florida. It's more than just the warm weather (although this Wisconsin native and Northwestern University graduate definitely appreciates the South Florida sunshine). It has a lot to do...

  • Contributor

    Linda Gassenheimer hosts Topical Current's Food News & Views segment every Thursday from 1:30 to 2 PM. Join Linda with your questions and suggestions at 800-743...

  • Television Producer

    Mia Laurenzo is a 30-year veteran of public television in Miami. She began her career learning every aspect of video production. Currently she is a writer, producer, on-air host and promotions coordinator for TV, radio and the web.  Her...

  • Michael Stock's Folk and Acoustic Music has been a mainstay of the South Florida airwaves since 1981, bringing listeners the best of traditional and contemporary folk music every Sundays from 2 to 5 pm. The show's uniqueness lies in its...

  • Host, Producer

    Paul began his performance career at the ripe age of 10,  when he crawled into acting classes at Boston's Suffolk University. A native of Boston, at age 15 he was the youngest person...

  • Topical Currents Associate Producer

    Polly joined Topical Currents in 2015 as associate producer.

  • Senior Producer

    Richard Ives came to WLRN in September 2000 to begin a new career in radio. Born in Fort Lauderdale, his family moved to Long Island, New York, where he grew up. After graduation from college and an unsatisfying stint in a job...

  • Every Monday through Friday night from 9:30 PM to 1 AM Tracy Fields presents some of the most diverse new and classic jazz anywhere on radio.

    Although her training is in communications and journalism, Tracy's first love has always...

  • Host

    Wanda was born and bred in Baltimore, Maryland. As a graduate of St. Paul's School for Girls, she then relocated to Elkins, WV to attend Davis and Elkins College. After graduating she began her career in radio at WELK in Elkins. In 1990 she...