Podcast Team

David Hopper

David Hopper

Producer of The Academic Minute and Co-host of Food Friday: Leftovers.

Patrick Garrett

Patrick Garrett

Patrick Garrett graduated with a dual degree from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Concentration in Production and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry. A former newsroom intern who joined the WAMC staff in 2014, he worked at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, where he sold tickets. He is an Eagle Scout from Saratoga Springs and writes and plays music in his free time.

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Jessica Bloustein Marshall is a Capital Region native with a diverse background in multimedia news reporting and production. After earning a Masters degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University, she served as the Capital District Bureau Chief for WAMC, followed by stints at Newsweek and Time, Inc, MTV News, Mental Floss and Backstage. She returns to WAMC as Associate News Director.

She’s also a decorated competitive figure skater, writer, choral singer and mom.

Ashleigh Kinsey

Ashleigh Kinsey

Ashleigh Kinsey is an artist, blogger and multimedia designer from Troy, NY. She received her degree from Sage College Of Albany in Graphic Design in 2008. She is working at WAMC as the New Media Administrator, and co-host of Food Friday: Leftovers.