NewsWorks Tonight is a daily radio show that showcases the best reporting and storytelling from WHYY’s talented staff of journalists. It also features WHYY projects StateImpact Pennsylvania, Keystone Crossroads and PlanPhilly, and NewsWorks partners such as NJ Spotlight, Technically Philly and Philadelphia Business Journal.
ABOUT THE HOST
Dave Heller hosts All Things Considered on WHYY-FM. In addition to his broadcasting career, which started during his undergrad days at the University of Rochester, Dave also has studied counseling psychology at Villanova University. Both endeavors have helped him hone his talent for listening and asking questions.
ABOUT THE PRODUCERS
A familiar voice on WHYY, Shai Ben-Yaacov has worked as a host, reporter and producer for Morning Edition. He hails from Mt. Airy, bikes for pleasure and transportation and loves to wield an épée. He also brews a mean IPA.
Kimberly Haas joined WHYY in 2011, first producing feature stories and then becoming a producer for NewsWorks Tonight. She’s the force behind the show’s series “Recap” and “Story Corner.” Currently, she’s drawn to stories on sustainability, urbanism, music and old craft revivals.
ABOUT THE MUSIC
The theme music was composed and performed by B.C. Camplight. The band won a contest sponsored by WHYY to provide the show’s music.