Alan Chartock

Alan ChartockPh.D., New York University

Teaching and Research Area/s: Political Communication
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Dr. Alan Chartock is President and CEO of WAMC/Northeast Public Radio. He is also Professor Emeritus at the University at Albany. He is Executive Publisher and Project Director of the Legislative Gazette, the newspaper of state government. He hosts the weekly Capitol Connection series, heard on public radio stations around New York. The program for almost twelve years, highlighted interviews with Governor Mario Cuomo and now continues with conversations with state political leaders.

Dr. Chartock also appears each week on The Media Project on WAMC and offers commentary on other WAMC programs such as Midday Magazine. He is executive producer of WAMC's National Productions. Alan's syndicated column on politics appears in newspapers throughout New York State. A second column, I Publius, appears in The Berkshire Eagle each Saturday.

Alan Chartock has won numerous awards at SUNY including the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching and The SUNY Council for University Affairs and Development Award for Educational Achievement. He was one of the first recipients of the SUNY Award for Excellence. In 2007, Alan was chosen to receive the 2006 Alumni Association Award for Distinguished Teacher from the SUNY New Paltz Alumni Association.