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.
Judge Rules Grasso Must Return Millions
Friday, October 20, 2006
New York, NY —
A New York judge has ruled that the former chairman of the New York Stock Exchange -- Richard Grasso -- has to pay back as much as $100 million of the money he received as compensation from the exchange. This is the latest twist in tortured litigation initiated by state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer -- now the Democratic candidate for governor. To talk about this and the latest merger of exchanges is Aaron Elstein, senior reporter at Crain's New York Business. Thank you for joining us: