Brian Zumhagen has been a weekend anchor at WNYC since 2003. His career in journalism started in 1993, with an internship in the press office of the German Green Party’s parliamentary delegation. Brian went on to spend the rest of the ‘90s working as a reporter, producer, and fill-in anchor at NPR member station KQED in San Francisco. He’s returned to Germany several times over the years for reporting projects. Most recently, he won a grant from the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship to produce radio features for the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Before coming to WNYC, Brian was a frequent contributor to PRI’s The World. He reported for the program on 9/11 and served as the show’s United Nations correspondent during the run-up to the Iraq war. Brian lives in Queens with his wife and children.
Paul McCartney's Wife Nancy Shevell Steps Down From MTA Board
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Nancy Shevell, wife of Paul McCartney, announced on Wednesday that she will step down from her post on MTA board.
In an emotional remarks, she described her tenure at the authority as the highlight of her 30-year career. She was appointed to the board by former Governor George Pataki in 2001.
"In my 30-year professional career, this has been the absolute highlight for me, being able to serve on this board," Shevell said.
She did not give a reason for her resignation, but said she plans to divide her time between New York City and London.
Also stepping down from the board is Pat Foye, who is now executive director of the Port Authority.