Tom Kuser

Program Director, WSHU Morning Edition host

Tom has been with WSHU since 1987, after spending 15 years at college and commercial radio and television stations. After a short stint as classical music announcer, he was given the task of rebuilding and expanding the news department. Under his direction, the news staff began a tradition of award-winning coverage. Tom has won several Associated Press awards for his own feature reporting, too. He became Program Director in 1999, and has been local host of NPR’s Morning Edition since 2000.

June 5, 2013:  T. Colin Campbell, author of The China Study, the groundbreaking, 2005 book about what we should eat to optimize our nutrition and health, discuss the new research in his latest book, Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition.  It explores cutting-edge thinking on the holistic workings of nutrition, from the cellular level to the entire organism.  Introduced by WSHU All Things Considered host, Mark Herz. (1:13:42)

May 22, 2013: New York Times–bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseni discusses his new novel, And the Mountains Echoed, a story about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the choices we make resonate through generations. Introduced by WSHU Development Director Gillian Anderson, and interviewed by Roxanne Coady of R.J. Julia Books. (1:02:43)

May 1, 2013: Pulitzer Prize-winner and former New York Times columnist Anna Quindlen talks about her bestselling memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake. She writes about marriage, girlfriends, mothers, faith, loss, all the stuff in our closets, looking back and ahead, and celebrating it all. Introduced by WSHU News Director Naomi Starobin. (56:32)

The Basics from Bittman

Aug 12, 2013

March 16, 2013: Renowned food writer and New York Times columnist Mark Bittman talks about his new, book: How to Cook Everything: The Basics (All You Need To Know To Make Great Food). Introduced by WSHU Development Director Gillian Anderson. (48:10)

Music Mountain is this country's longest-running chamber music festival. This is their 84th season. 

Kate Remington talked with Nicholas Gordon, president of Music Mountain, about the current season, which still has lots of great performances in store.