Brendan ByrneSpace Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer
- Twitter: @SpaceBrendan
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
Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity announced that Florida’s unemployment rate dipped to 3.8% in May due to accelerating job growth.
President Donald Trump announced plans to create a new branch of the armed services: The Space Force.
It’s been two years since the Pulse nightclub shooting and an official investigation into what happened remains under wraps.
A group of Pulse survivors and victims’ families have filed a lawsuit against the night club’s owners.
More than 30 victims have filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of Orlando and the Orlando Police Department.
A majority of Americans say NASA should remain a global leader in space exploration, but a recent Pew Research study looking at the public’s perception of the U.S. space program find support for a human mission to the moon or Mars is low.
The City of Kissimmee wants to attract more aerospace jobs with a new incentives program.
The FBI’s investigation into the Pulse nightclub shooting is complete, but the case remains open.
A spacecraft exploring the outer reaches of our solar system is awake after a six month slumber.
Senator Bill Nelson released his campaign’s first digital ad in the race to hold onto his Senate seat which touts his experience as an astronaut.