Henry Santoro

Henry Santoro. Photo credit: Meredith Nierman for WGBH

Henry Santoro hosts mid­day newscasts on WGBH Radio and contributes to breaking news coverage and other hosting duties for WGBH’s daytime programming.  Read Full Bio

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Santoro comes to WGBH News from RadioBDC, where he served as news director. Prior to that Santoro was a fixture on morning radio as the award­winning news director and morning news anchor for WFNX­FM from 1983 until 2012.

Throughout his 30 years as a morning anchor, Santoro has delivered coverage of many of the most significant news stories of the era, beginning with the AIDS crisis in the early 1980s and leading to the 9/11 attacks, the first election of Mayor Menino and the presidential election of Barack Obama. He has interviewed cultural and political personalities including Andy Warhol, Mitt Romney, Allen Ginsberg and Yoko Ono, and has a deep connection to local news and community events in Boston. He also has taught radio and journalism courses as an adjunct professor at Emerson College.

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