Catherine WelchNews Director
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Catherine Welch is news director at WMFE. Before moving to Florida she was news director at Rhode Island Public Radio. Previous roles as news director include WHQR in Wilmington NC and KBIA in Columbia MO. Catherine has won several regional Edward R. Murrow awards and awards from the Public Radio News Directors Inc., New England AP, North Carolina Press Association, Missouri Press Association and Missouri Broadcasters Association. In 2009 she was part of an NPR series on America’s Battalion out of Camp Lejeune, NC following Marine families during the battalion’s deployment to southern Afghanistan. Catherine got her start in radio at her family’s radio station in Florida with her weekly jazz show "Catherine Keeping You Company." Her very first interview with Cab Calloway remains the strangest one she’s ever done, and she will gladly tell you the story should you ask. Before joining the public radio family, Catherine worked in television at KTVU in Oakland, CA and at the cable technology network formerly known as TechTV.
Recent Stories from Catherine Welch
Khalid Masood, 52, was born in Kent. The suspect was once investigated “in relation to concerns about violent extremism,” British Prime Minister Theresa May said Thursday.
A Department of Children and Families sub-contractor has been arrested on charges of misconduct and falsification of records.
See how the new health care bill would affect the uninsured, the cost of coverage and the federal deficit, according to a budget analysis.
A former chief judge says the number of future death penalty recommendations will likely drop now that a unanimous jury recommendation is required.
House Republicans have unveiled their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. And as Hank Fishkind tells 90.7’s Catherine Welch, the rolling back of Medicaid expansion and introduction of tax credits will have a huge impact on Florida.
Nearly 50 veterans will meet with employers Tuesday as part of a program to get more veterans into the workplace. The eight-week program helps veterans with computer training, financial training, resume writing and connects them with job openings.
Volusia County Sheriff’s deputies are handing out tickets to drivers in Deltona who are not paying attention to pedestrians and bicyclists.
The OneOrlando Fund will stop taking donations for Pulse survivors at the end of this month. That’s after a second payout from the fund is scheduled to go out.
James Comey’s request regarding the unsubstantiated claim follows the White House call for a congressional inquiry “to determine whether executive branch investigative powers were abused in 2016.”
About 100 protesters chanted as President Donald Trump arrived at an Orlando Catholic school where he highlighted school choice. The presidential motorcade rolled past the crowd protesting the president’s push for school choice.