Martin Matheny

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

Martin Matheny is the Executive Producer of our local news program 'Athens News Matters', and he covers local government for WUGA News. He started at WUGA in 2012 as a part-time classical music host and still hosts WUGA's longest-running local program 'Night Music' which is heard on Tuesdays and Wednesdays on WUGA at 10pm. 'Night Music' can also be heard statewide on the GPB Classical stream Mondays and Tuesdays at 8pm. As part of 'Athens News Matters' Martin works with student interns to help cultivate the next generation of Public Media rock stars! In his spare time Martin is an amateur book binder and freelance musician who frequently performs with Big Band Athens playing bass trombone. He lives in Normaltown with his wife, Shaye and dog, Murphy.

Ways to Connect

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.

So board games are a thing of the past right? Candyland, Connect Four, or maybe Clue was your choice for entertainment at one point long ago. But what if I told you there was a place to relive all those days from your childhood and maybe even learn about some new games, all while enjoying your favorite adult beverage.

WUGA's Martin Matheny has the story.

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