David Furst is the Morning Edition Host for New Jersey Public Radio. He joined NJPR in 2012. He was born and raised in the Garden State so he really has no excuse if he pronounces the name of your town wrong.
He spent more than a decade reporting and producing for WAMU in Washington, D.C., where he was the host and executive producer of a weekly news and culture magazine. During his time in the nation's capital, he also produced award-winning documentaries like 20th Century Washington, Rock Creek Park: Gathering Place and Dividing Line and The Washington Opera Goes to Japan, where he followed Placido Domingo and the company during their first international tour.
In the mid-to-late 90s, David worked as a classical host for KPAC in San Antonio and launched a live contemporary music show for sister station KSTX.
He lives in Chatham, NJ with his wife, two children and an alarmingly large record collection.
David Furst appears in the following:
Tuesday, December 04, 2012
In the 1970s, British singer-songwriter Graham Parker and his band, The Rumour, recorded a series of acclaimed albums including Squeezing Out Sparks, which Rolling Stone ranked as one of the greatest of all time. Then it ended. Parker parted ways with the Rumour, launched a solo career and later settled in upstate New York.
Monday, November 26, 2012
New Jersey beaches are, on average, 30 to 40 feet narrower after Sandy, according to a recent study. Nearly $700 million dollars has been spent replacing sand on the state's beaches, and the cost of reconstructing the coast will only increase. It’s sparking public debate over whether it's a good idea.
Friday, November 23, 2012
A report out this week shows the some of New Jersey's beaches lost half their sand when Sandy slammed ashore. The study raises questions about smartest and safest way to rebuild the Jersey shoreline.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Newark City Hall Tuesday night was the scene of council members walking off in protest, a crowd of angry residents rushing the podium and police using pepper spray on residents and a union leader.
Friday, November 09, 2012
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Tuesday, November 06, 2012
It's Election Day! We talk to reporters, look at the important story lines, and more importantly take your calls. With:
- WNYC's Richard Hake and New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst with the latest news on voting and the Sandy recovery, with NJPR's Nancy Solomon and WNYC's Beth Fertig and Bob Hennelly
- Your calls for our Informal, Unofficial, Thoroughly Unscientific Exit Poll: How is post-Sandy voting going? What does voting today mean to you? Call 646-829-3980 or post below!
Plus, reporters from crucial swing states discuss the latest polls and how their states are shaping up on Election Day:
Monday, November 05, 2012
Monday, November 05, 2012
Friday, November 02, 2012
Reporters, experts and listeners provide news and information from around the region as the region continues to clean up and recover.