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Michael Mackey has served our station as local news host and reporter since 1998. His news gathering and production work over the years contributed to many of the station's awards. This includes several PRESS CLUB of LONG ISLAND 1st Place East End Profile features. Currently, in addition to Michael's weekday duties as Long Island Morning Edition anchor, he is also producer and host of Sunday night's "The Spirit of Sport"; a weekly exploration through story and song of the games people play; on the
field and off; then and now.
Monday through Friday WPPB broadcasts national news reported through the resources of NPR (6am - 9am). From 7am to 9am our Long Island Morning Edition host Michael Mackey provides frequent local weather updates as well as regional news stories, urgent traffic reports, and special features that speak to the body politic, the pulse of our planet, and the marketplace of life.
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