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Bob Leweke, WMRA’s Morning Edition host, is also assistant producer for Virginia Insight and The Spark, and he manages the Events calendar for WMRA's website.
Before coming to public radio in 2003, Bob had worked for The Roanoke Times as a circulation manager and writer. He later became a member of the communication faculty at Pikeville College in Kentucky, and at Bridgewater College in Virginia. Bob holds degrees in communication and political science from Virginia Tech, and a doctorate in mass communication from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
In his hours away from WMRA, Bob enjoys music, biking, reading and movie-watching, and spending time with his family doing all of the above. You can follow him on Twitter @WMRAmorning.
Waking up is hard to do, but it's easier with NPR's Morning Edition. National hosts Renée Montagne and Steve Inskeep, and local host Bob Leweke, bring the day's stories and news to radio listeners on the go. Morning Edition provides news in context, airs thoughtful ideas and commentary, and reviews important new music, books, and events in the arts. All with voices and sounds that invite you to experience the stories.