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Chris Boros

Program Director

Chris Boros is WMRA’s Program Director and local host from 10am-4pm Monday-Friday.

He’s been working in public radio for more than 20 years.  Originally from NE Ohio, Chris has worked at five public radio stations and had a short stint in commercial rock radio.  He’s been a production and operations director, music host and programmer, reporter, behind the scenes producer, technical director, and he studied radio/tv production at Kent State University.  Chris enjoys b-movies, progressive rock music and pondering mysteries.

  • People formerly incarcerated at Riverside Regional Jail accuse staff of inhuman treatment. Governor Glenn Youngkin has vetoed more bills than any other governor in the history of the commonwealth. During a Monday press call, Virginia Democrats criticized Gov. Glenn Youngkin for vetoing bills that would have protected access to birth control.
  • Last week, on May 10th, a rare sighting of the Aurora Borealis was visible in Virginia. Democrats and Republicans both gave up something to build a compromise budget for the Commonwealth this week. About half of Virginia’s 133 counties and independent cities have less than 1 doctor for every 1,000 residents. The ACLU of Virginia heads to Richmond federal court today in a dispute aiming to ensure equal access to services for inmates in Virginia’s prisons.
  • Award-winning Harrisonburg author Rebecca Kaufman tells her story through the eyes of ordinary people. After four successful novels, Rebecca's newest book, I'll Come to You, will be released in January.
  • Award winning Harrisonburg author Sofia Samatar often sets her stories in other worlds. In her latest book, a science fiction novella set in a university attached to a prison in space.
  • The Blue Ridge Free Clinic has been providing free healthcare services to Rockingham County residents since 2020, after the Harrisonburg Rockingham Free Clinic closed last year. An upcoming benefit for the clinic will take place on Saturday.
  • Virginia author Skip Halpern brings a unique set of perspectives and experiences to the subject of meaning and motivation in work including from philosophers, scientists, artists, and professional athletes.
  • Virginia has released a sweeping new climate action plan. From partner station WHRO. Public safety has been a priority for Virginia’s Republican Party this session. Advocates for affordable housing hope the General Assembly will take action to increase the number of housing units in the commonwealth...
  • Three different tax proposals for Virginia's next two year budget have been released. A local chapter of the American and Canadian movement Mennonite Action rallied in Harrisonburg on Tuesday. A grand jury handed down a new indictment in the case of 41-year-old James Robert Allen yesterday/on Tuesday, adding a charge...
  • The sports arena in northern Virginia proposed by Governor Glenn Youngkin may not make the cut in the General Assembly. Latinos make up about 11% of Virginia’s population, but only about 3% of the General Assembly...
  • The Reverend Russ Ford, who served as the head chaplain on Virginia’s death row for eighteen years, raged against the death penalty.