Steve Junker

Managing Editor of News, All Things Considered Host, Producer

Steve is Managing Editor of News and host of All Things Considered. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also produces The Fishing News, Weekend Outlook, and the Pelagic Report. And he manages the website, too.

A writer, a fisherman, an occasional boat builder, a recovering musician, a longtime chicken rancher, a beekeeper... Steve keeps busy in Woods Hole, where he lives with his wife and two children.

 

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today, Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Cindy McCormick of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include: Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times; and Tao Woolfe of the Sandwich Enterprise.

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Congress is taking up amendments to the 45-year old Marine Mammal Protection Act that could allow for more seismic exploration in the ocean.

The acoustic surveys are the first step toward oil exploration. By blasting loud noise at the seabed and measuring the reflections, surveyors can learn about potential underground deposits of oil and gas.

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The crisp fall weather is finally upon us, and there’s plenty to do this holiday weekend. Here’s your Weekend Outlook.

 

This year, the Veterans Day holiday falls on Saturday, and there are many ways in different towns this weekend to honor those who have served. Veterans Day Events.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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Around the region there’s plenty happening to set your toes tapping. Here’s your Weekend Outlook. 

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times, and Mike Rausch of the Bourne Enterprise.

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This is the weekend before Halloween, and there are a lot of activities going on, from spooky to not-so-scary.  Here’s your Weekend Outlook. 

One in Falmouth is a longtime tradition that may be ending this year. Harvest of Horrors at Tony Andrews Farm.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Cindy McCormick of the Cape Cod Times; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and Mike Rausch of the Bourne Enterprise.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Gwenn Friss of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Patrick Cassidy of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ann Wood of the Provincetown Banner; Tao Woolfe of the Sandwich Enterprise; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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September draws to a close with a spray of baitfish like silver coins flung across the surface of the water. We wrap up our broadcast season of The Fishing News looking back at the highlights and rhythms of a season marked by epic fishing at the Cape Cod Canal, anglers frothing at the mouth over false albacore, and, yes, all that bait. 

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It's the time of year when we often hear about unusual fish appearing in our waters, and this season is no exception. Anglers casting into false albacore have been coming up with an unexpected fish: juvenile king mackerel.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week. His guests include Geoff Spillane of the Cape Cod Times; Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette; Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle; Josh Balling of the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror; Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner; and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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