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Intersection: Central Florida Congressional Races; Future Of Public Radio; Chef Art Smith



Just three weeks to go until election day. So what effect does Donald Trump have on GOP candidates down the ticket, including here in Central Florida?

Political analysts Dick Batchelor and Michelle Ertel take a closer look at congressional races and state house races in Central Florida as the clock ticks down to November 8th.

Millennials and gen-xers are ditching their radios in favor of on demand audio- podcasts in particular. So where does that leave your local public radio station?

Adam Ragusea, who hosts a podcast all about public radio, joins us for a discussion about where public radio’s heading.

And- Art Smith was Oprah’s personal chef. He says food can help lift communities up, and bring divided people back together. A conversation with Art Smith about fried chicken and politics.

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Matthew Peddie

About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »