WBFO is the only news radio station in Western New York with a dedicated reporter in the state capitol. Albany Correspondent Karen DeWitt brings listeners key updates and insight into the business of the people, straight from the halls of power. DeWitt is Capitol Bureau Chief for New York State Public Radio, a network of 10 public radio stations. She has covered state government and politics for the network for more than two decades.
WBFO reaches across our international border with Canada Correspondent Dan Karpenchuk, who is based in Toronto. The award-winning reporter covers binational issues, including economic trends, the environment, tourism and transportation. His reports for WBFO have included stories about Toronto's hot housing market, the energy industry and the failure of retail giant Target's foray into the Canadian market. He provides listeners with insights on Great Lakes issues, the arts, health trends and other topics that are important to our audience. His reports help listeners to better understand how residents on both sides of the border are impacted by issues and events.
WBFO also features special segments by local contributors, giving you an in depth look at the people and places that make Western New York a great and interesting place to live. They include award-winning journalist and former TV news anchor Rich Kellman, Buffalo Spree Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Licata, and Buffalo Spree Senior Editor Christa Glennie Seychew.