20 episodes

The WBFO Brief podcast brings you the award-winning reporting from the newsroom of WBFO, Buffalo Toronto Public Media's NPR station, each weekday morning. To get up to the minute news, tune into WBFO on your radio (88.7 in Buffalo, 88.1 in Jamestown, 91.3 Olean), stream us online at wbfo.org, with the WBFO mobile app or with your smart speaker.

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The WBFO Brief podcast brings you the award-winning reporting from the newsroom of WBFO, Buffalo Toronto Public Media's NPR station, each weekday morning. To get up to the minute news, tune into WBFO on your radio (88.7 in Buffalo, 88.1 in Jamestown, 91.3 Olean), stream us online at wbfo.org, with the WBFO mobile app or with your smart speaker.

    WBFO Brief Nov. 26, 2021

    WBFO Brief Nov. 26, 2021

    Hear a Black Friday shopping discussion with Buffalo's Burt Flickinger, a nationally known retail consultant and the managing director of Strategic resource Group in NYC

    • 15 min
    WBFO Brief Thanksgiving Day 2021

    WBFO Brief Thanksgiving Day 2021

    In today's brief, we revisit Susan Stamberg's annual cranberry relish recipe, with members of The Cranberries

    • 9 min
    WBFO Brief Nov. 24, 2021

    WBFO Brief Nov. 24, 2021

    Jay Moran talks with Dr. Nancy Nielsen MD about proper Thanksgiving COVID precautions

    • 9 min
    WBFO Brief Nov. 23, 2021

    WBFO Brief Nov. 23, 2021

    Hear Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz talk with Jay Moran about the new mask mandate in Erie County, in light of surging COVID cases in Erie County . Also, the Cuomo investigation, food banks, and a community protest with neighbors painting their own crosswalks when the city didn’t.

    • 16 min
    WBFO Brief Nov. 22, 2021

    WBFO Brief Nov. 22, 2021

    Former Gov. Cuomo misrepresented how many nursing home deaths there were, according to a soon to be released Assembly Judiciary Committee report. And Buffalo’s Roman Catholic Bishop Michael Fisher says they can’t keep parish closures off the table anymore, but will involve local input when they draw up plans in December.

    • 11 min
    WBFO Brief, Nov. 19, 2021

    WBFO Brief, Nov. 19, 2021

    If it’s Friday, it’s Theater Talk- today with fun in Margaritaville, other shows around town and opera on WNED-PBS. Also holiday shopping from Buffalo-area artists, talk in Albany of a return to office work next year, and bonus money for direct caregivers.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

ordamn ,

Good WNY coverage

Good round up of area news, reports from the actual journalists in the field seem even handed and are usually quite interesting!

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Hometown News

A great way for me to keep up from across the pond with what’s happening in my hometown.

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Perfect way to start your day!

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