Brendan ByrneProgram and Online Content Producer
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As Program Producer for Intersection, Brendan Byrne is responsible for the production of WMFE’s weekly news and in-depth conversation show. He also coordinates online content from WMFE's newsroom.
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.
When not at WMFE, he enjoys following both professional and college football (Go Knights!) as well as exploring Central Florida’s growing music scene.
Recent Stories from Brendan Byrne
Thousands of H1B visas are issued each year. They allow US companies to hire foreign workers for specialized positions that they can’t fill with American workers. Some companies say the quota for these visas is too low, and the tech industry especially needs more freedom to hire talent from overseas. But others say there are loopholes in the system that are being exploited.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded shortly after takeoff.
Same-sex marriage was legal in Florida before today’s Supreme Court ruling, but the decision still impacts same-sex couples in the state.
In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court justices say U.S. states cannot keep same-sex couples from marrying and must recognize their unions.
The subsidies are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s signature achievement.
Florida tops the list with the most foreclosures in the state – for the third month in a row. The state was one of the hardest hit during the housing crisis. Even though it tops the list of most foreclosures in May, there’s a sprinkle of optimism.
In a late night budget deal Monday, Florida lawmakers set aside $15 million for the development of UCF Downtown. UCF officials say their downtown campus is still on track, despite receiving only a quarter of the money it asked for from the state legislature.
The Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting Monday to discuss the demolition and replacement of a rest area on the westbound side of I-4 in Longwood.
Sending American Astronauts to the International Space Station on U.S. rockets may have met a delay. Both chambers of Congress have budgeted less than requested for NASA’s commercial Crew Program.
A deep-space weather satellite reached its final orbit. The satellite will provide crucial data about the Sun and Earth to scientists.