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Brendan Byrne

Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer

Brendan covers the space beat for WMFE, reporting on rocket launches from Florida's Space Coast to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He host's WMFE's space exploration podcast "Are We There Yet?"

He also helps produce WMFE's twice-weekly public affairs show "Intersection," working with host Matthew Peddie to shape the sound of the program.

Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to Central Florida in 2005 to attend the University of Central Florida. He began working at WMFE as a college intern where he discovered his love for public radio.

Recent Stories from Brendan Byrne

(L to R) WMFE’s President and General Manager, LaFontaine Oliver, WMFE’s Brendan Byrne and Designer Tim Gagnon unveil Are We There Yet?’s first mission patch. Photo: WMFE / Jenny Babcock

Designing A Mission Patch

To celebrate the second year of the podcast “Are We There Yet?” we commissioned designer Tim Gagnon to create a mission patch. What’s the big deal with these things anyways? 

Dr. Addie Dove and Kennedy Space Center Director Robert Cabana. Photo: WMFE / Jenny Babcock

What’s Ahead For Space Exploration In Florida?

Florida’s Space Coast is roaring back to life. Nearly a decade after the shuttle was retired, we’re on the brink of a new age of space exploration that leverages commercial and academic partnerships to send humans farther into the solar system than ever before.

Intersection: Sunshine Week, Students Helping Puerto Rico & Eugene Snowden

https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/031618_INTERSECTION.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFor more than a decade, Sunshine week has highlighted and celebrated public access to information. All this week WMFE has been been exploring how Florida’s sunshine laws work in a series called Here Comes the Sun. So how do freedom of information laws help reporters and you in Florida? We’ll talk to reporters and the First Amendment Foundation. Then, students from Orlando head to Puerto Rico for Spring Break. They’re …