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Meet Sam Sanders, Host Of NPR’s New Show ‘It’s Been A Minute With Sam Sanders’


Glenn Richards, host of 89.1 WUFT-FM Morning Edition, spoke with NPR’s Sam Sanders, host of the podcast and new weekly radio shoIt’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders.

Sanders was a key member of NPR’s 2016 election team covering the intersection of culture, media and politics. He was also one of the original co-hosts of NPR’s Politics Podcast.

It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders is set to launch Saturday, Oct. 7, at 6 p.m. after All Things Considered and before Fresh Air Weekend. It’s part of a new weekend lineup on 89.1 WUFT-FM and 90.1 WJUF-FM.

Listeners can also listen online or through the new WUFT Public Media app.

Terry Gross converses with Sam Sanders at the 2017 PRPD Conference in Washington, DC.

About Glenn Richards

Glenn Richards is Operations Coordinator and local host for Morning Edition on WUFT-FM. His background includes 30+ years of radio in South Florida as an air personality, promotion director, and morning show producer (WSHE, WZTA, & WFLC).

His previous education includes a Bachelor of Science in Communication from the University of Miami where he was also general manager of WVUM-FM.

Upon his arrival in Gainesville in 2006 to pursue a telecommunication master’s degree at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, he worked as an air personality at WRUF-FM (both Rock104 and Country 103.7 The Gator).

One of Glenn’s passions is local music. Since 1990, he has produced and hosted local music programs in both South Florida and Gainesville, playing demos and independent releases from unsigned artists, many of whom went on to national prominence including: Marilyn Manson, Sister Hazel, For Squirrels, Matchbox 20, Saigon Kick, Mary Karlzen, Nil Lara, Hundred Waters, and more.

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