Martin Matheny

Producer/Athens News Matters/Host: All Things Considered, Night Music

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On Friday, September 1, the University of Georgia’s Hodgson Wind Ensemble presents “Fire and Ice,” its first concert of the season. But more than just a collection of music, the performance is a statement about one of the most pressing global challenges of our time – climate change. Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, who conducts the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, sat down with Martin Matheny to discuss “Fire and Ice,” beginning with how the concert’s structure was inspired by headlines from earlier this year.

WUGA's own Martin Matheny presents a fascinating remembrance of the 1976 campaign of Jimmy Carter, "the man from Plains, Georgia"! We'll hear from several local voices who had varying degrees of involvement as well as details of the specific events leading up to the historic election of '76.

In this episode of The Top Line, WUGA's Martin Matheny joins his panel of political experts for a deep dive into the upcoming presidential primaries, including what may or may not be critical to winning votes in the South.

WUGA's resident political science aficionado Martin Matheny is joined once again by professor Charles Bulloch and political strategist Houston Gaines for another round table discussion on Georgia Politcis. The focus this time is on current legislators fast tracking issues to get on the campaign trail, as well as the financial state of Georgia's GOP.

WUGA's own Martin Matheny presents a new segment focused on politics in Georgia. In this first episode his guests include professors Charles Bullock and Josiah Meigs of UGA as well as Houston Gaines, vice president of the UGA Student Government Association. The talk centers on primary elections in March.