Paul Leary

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 to be certified at Boston Neighborhood Network Television, where he interviewed "The Elephant Show" stars Sharon, Lois & Bram.  Paul also worked at the renowned Boston Children's Museum in the Public Relations and Marketing department.  In 1996, he acted in the WGBH public radio broadcast of the play "Turf," which won an achievement in radio award. He worked at Palm Beach's WXEL Public Radio and Television for 4  years from 2002-2006.

Paul was called to Miami to serve as Fundraising Producer for WLRN in 2006. Currently, Paul is an on-air host, producer, operations assistant manager and social media editor for Topical Currents and South Florida Arts Beat.  For the last several years he hosts Broadway Edition, featuring interviews about South Florida Theater and Touring Broadway shows.  He's been an audio editor for WLRN-Miami Herald News/Under The Sun "Penny Per Pound" winner of the 2009 Sunshine State Awards From The Society Of Professional Journalists.  He says he's dedicated to being involved with the best of public broadcasting around the country.

Ways to Connect

10/26/15 - Make it a point to catch Monday’s Topical Currents. We’ll learn about a new book, which makes great sense of our complicated and unwieldy medical labyrinth.

10/21/15 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents.  We’ll hear a re-broadcast of our interview of South Florida’s Luther Campbell.

Paul Leary

10/20/15 - As a public radio listener, you’ve undoubtedly heard membership campaigns, where we extol the virtues of supporting WLRN

10/19/15 - Monday’s Topical Currents tells the story of the late Mel Fisher and his Key West treasure-hunting family.  

YouTube/American Diabetes Association

10/15/15 - Join us for the next Topical Currents, when we feature our resident chef, author and syndicated columnist Linda Gassenheimer with a discussion of diabetes and diet.

10/13/15 - Have you ever been stuck in the web of a debt collection?

10/12/15 - Have you noticed the laptop is the most utilized instrument in your GP’s examining room?  And was a recent surgery performed via robot?

10/07/15 - Thursday’s Topical Currents begins with a visit by the Executive Director of ACLU Florida, Howard Simon.

10/07/15 - Join us for Wednesday’s Topical Currents, when we revisit the status of the Florida Everglades after decades-long efforts to restore natural water flow and habitats to Florida’s unique ecosystem.