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. 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
Intersection dives into Daytona with a look at the economics, quality of life and business opportunities in the original Beach town. Join us for a panel discussion including city, county and business leaders at the Museum of Arts and Sciences.
An Atlas V rocket launch from Cape Canaveral is a success. The rocket launched experiments for NASA and also a secret space plane.
On Memorial Day taps will be played at services across the county. This 24 note bugle tune is synonymous with military funerals. But finding people who can play it live is getting harder and harder.
The Orlando City Soccer Club have a packed week – they face DC United tonight in the nation’s capital and host the LA Galaxy at home on Sunday. To talk more about the inaugural Major League Soccer season of the Orlando City Lions, and the possibility of their first win at home, 90.7’s Brendan Byrne spoke with soccer blogger Andrew Harrison.
President Obama’s Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would reduce tariffs on goods traded across the pacific. It’s the president’s biggest legislative push since the Affordable Care Act, and it’s making strange political bedfellows: republicans back the president’s trade deal while democrats are against it.
Florida was once a craft beer wasteland – but now the state is climbing the ranks as one of the top consumers and producers of craft beer. As demand increases, brewers are having a hard time keeping the suds flowing, but a new manufacturing facility in Lakeland is hoping to change that.