Brendan ByrneProgram and Online Content Producer
- Twitter: @BrendanLByrne
As Program Producer for Intersection, Brendan Byrne is responsible for the production of WMFE’s weekly news and in-depth conversation show.
When not working on Intersection, he enjoys covering news from the Space Coast.
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 and pursue a degree in Political Science.
He began working at WMFE as a college intern where he discovered his love for public radio.
Recent Stories from Brendan Byrne
NASA plans to put the Orion spacecraft’s parachutes to the test, but not all the chutes will deploy – and that’s what engineers want.
Amazon.com CEO and founder of private space company Blue Origin is heading to Cape Canaveral. His “significant announcement” next month could mean more launches from Florida’s space coast.
No, an asteroid isn’t striking the Earth anytime soon. In a response to a rumor gone viral, NASA wants to put people’s mind at ease.
During any event downtown, parking is a bear. Even though the city of Orlando is building new sports and entertainment venues – parking remains a hot commodity. That led some business savvy residents of the Parramore neighborhood to cash in on the city’s lack of spots. But does the practice represents a darker side of development in the community?
A launch pad that could one day help blast astronauts off to Mars is nearing completion. It’s not new, instead NASA is recycling an older structure.
Curtis Carroll taught himself to read in prison. He also discovered a passion for finance. Now inmates and guards seek out his advice, and everyone calls him Wall Street.
Will the deal with HBO mean Elmo and Big Bird reach fewer low-income children … or more?
NASA’s testing out an engine that will one day carry astronauts to Mars. The RS-25 engine is one of four that will power NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) that will carry the Orion capsule to deep space destinations like Mars.
The Citrus Bowl will host the US Women’s National Soccer team – the same team that won the World Cup last month. They’re traveling the nation on their victory tour and will take on the Brazilian national team in a friendly contest. Is Orlando becoming the soccer capital of the south?
In an interview with NPR to be broadcast this week, the president spoke strongly of his critics, including some in his own party. He also talked about letting his passions show more in his sixth year.