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Cary Barbor

All Thing Considered Host, Reporter


Cary Barbor is the local host of All Things Considered and a reporter for WGCU. She was a producer for Martha Stewart Radio on Sirius XM, where she hosted a live interview show with authors of new books called Books and Authors. She was a producer for The Leonard Lopate Show, a live, daily show that covered arts, culture, politics, and food on New York City’s public radio station WNYC. She also worked as a producer on Studio 360, a weekly culture magazine; and The Sunday Long Read, a show that features in-depth conversations with journalists and other writers. She has filed stories for The Pulse and Here & Now.

  • Ramadan, the holy month for Muslims, starts Tuesday. Here how one local woman is preparing.
  • Michelle D. Commander, editor of UNSUNG: UNHERALDED NARRATIVES OF AMERICAN SLAVERY & ABOLITION, and Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of THE EX TALK.
  • Hemingway and his third wife, Martha Gellhorn, shared a passion for good writing.
  • This week, PBS debuts a three-part documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick on Ernest Hemingway. WGCU’s Cary Barbor looks at some lesser-known aspects of the writer’s life.
  • Ernest Hemingway is iconic as a macho outdoorsman, but he had a very tender relationship with his mother-in-law Edna.
  • State health officials reported 3,987 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths on Sunday. As of Friday morning, the Florida Division of Emergency Management reports more than 2.6 million people have been vaccinated including more than two million who have received first dose and more than 2.6 million people who have completed the series with either a second dose or the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine.Today, vaccine eligibility in Florida expands to include anyone 50 and older.Large crowds of spring breakers in Miami Beach over the weekend led officials to impose an 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. curfew that could be extended until April 13.Federally supported COVID-19 vaccine sites in Florida including the FEMA-operated clinics in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Miami will stop providing first-dose shots sometime this week.A COVID-19 outbreak at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach has prompted a partial closure of the club.
  • News Director - Julie Glenn jglenn@wgcu.orgFM Production Manager - Richard Chin Quee rchin@wgcu.org
  • It’s the end of the road for a car dealership in Southwest Florida whose ad campaign was unavoidable.
  • Lauren Redniss, author of graphic nonfiction OAK FLAT, and Maisy Card, author of the novel THESE GHOSTS ARE FAMILY.
  • The Immokalee-based Community Relations Manager for RCMA will be expanding her role to be statewide.