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

09/16/15 - What’s life for the average, poor American?

09/17/15 - Thursday's Topical Currents begins with an update from the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust.  

(Photo: Fotografia Felici)

09/16/15 - On Wednesday’s Topical Currents we visit with a biographer of Pope Francis.  British writer and journalist Austen Ivereigh, has written  THE GREAT REFORMER:  Francis and the Making of  a Radical Pope. The Pope visits both Cuba and the United States next week. We’ll learn more about the Pope’s early life, Jesuit training, doctrines and Priesthood, which made him the Papal choice in 2013. T

 09/15/15 - Wouldn’t you want to listen to someone called “the Dorothy Parker of the cyber-age?”

09/14/15 - On the next Topical Currents we turn to Literary Contributor Ariel Gonzalez, for an interview with esteemed novelist and short story writer Jim Shepard.