HPPR hosts & contributors
Ben Bradford is a city kid, who came to Charlotte from San Francisco by way of New York, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. Prior to his career in journalism, Ben spent time as an actor, stuntman, viral marketer, and press secretary for a Member of Congress. He graduated from UCLA in 2005 with a degree in theater and from Columbia Universityâ
Robin Sussingham is a reporter/producer and host at WUSF Public Broadcasting. A native of Lakeland, she frequently reports on events and issues in Polk County.
She came to WUSF from public radio stations KUER and KCPW in Utah, has contributed stories to NPR and Marketplace, and has an extensive background in newspapers, magazines and online reporting.
Robin majored in chemistry at Duke, and went to NYU for a Masters Degree in Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting. She's reported on everything from the Olympics to the oil spill, but will jump at a chance to talk about food or books.
Lexington native Brenna Angel wakes up early to anchor the local morning newscasts for WUKY. It's a job she's held since March 2010 after previously working for WHAS-AM in Louisville.
Brenna is also a general assignment reporter, always on the hunt for a story with good sound and interesting perspectives. Her work has been honored by the Hearst Foundation, the Radio Television Digital News Association, and the Associated Press. Several of Brennaââ