WGBH's Bob Seay welcomes Joe Mathieu as the new host of WGBH's Morning Edition.

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WGBH's Bob Seay Passes The Microphone To New Host Joe Mathieu

August 9, 2017

WGBH radio's Bob Seay signed off as Morning Edition host Wednesday morning, marking an important transition for the station and for his decades-long career. He'll be moving into a new role, producing and reporting for the expanding early morning radio program. 

Seay welcomed Morning Edition's new host, Joe Mathieu, formerly of WBZ radio. Mathieu gets behind the microphone starting 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

Throughout his more than 50-year career, Seay has worked at Boston, Rhode Island, and Cape Cod broadcasting stations, including a stint at WGBH Television in the 1960s, when he worked with Julia Child and Fred Rogers while attending Boston University.

Seay will stay on at WGBH's Morning Edition, producing and reporting stories transportation, the environment, and other issues.

To listen to the entire hand-off between WGBH's Bob Seay and Joe Mathieu, click on the audio player above.


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