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Brendan Byrne

Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Intersection' Producer

As 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 covers 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.

He began working at WMFE as a college intern where he discovered his love for public radio.

Recent Stories from Brendan Byrne

Intersection: The Voter Rolls, The Food Scene & Remembering Billy Manes

We’re looking at voter rolls in the Sunshine state. A national organization called ERIC is helping a network of states to clean up their voter rolls and wants Florida to join since so many people move here from somewhere else. Local and state elections officials say a lot of work is done on the ground level to keep the rolls as clean as possible.We examine voter fraud in Florida and what’s being done to make sure it’s not happening here.

Intersection: Sinkholes, Writing Your Memoir, & Carly Jo Jackson

A giant sinkhole in Pasco County swallowed two homes and a boat, and is now more than 230 feet across and 50 feet deep. County officials are trying to figure out what to do with the sinkhole once it’s cleaned up. Sinkholes: Why do they happen, how do you recover from them and what do they cost. 

An aerial view of Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In view in the background is the Vehicle Assembly Building and the mobile launcher. Photo: NASA/Bill White

After Shuttle, Kennedy Preps For Deep Space Missions

When the shuttle program ended more than five years ago, the future of spaceflight from Florida was uncertain. But now, NASA has an ambitious goal to send humans to places like the moon and Mars. How is Kennedy Space Center making the transition?

Intersection: Historic Black Towns, National Veterans Wheelchair Games & “Let Your Voice Be Heard”

https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/071817_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSEatonville is one of the oldest black towns in the US. Back in the 1980s there were plans to widen a road through the town. Those plans were shelved after residents led an effort to show how the road would destroy the historic character of Eatonville. But Eatonville is still under threat. N.Y. Nathiri of Preserve Eatonville Community and landscape architect Everett Fly explore why Eatonville survived where other black towns have …

Embry-Riddle Athletics Joins NCAA

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will join the NCAA, helping recruiting efforts at the Daytona Beach campus