Steve Junker

Managing Editor of News

Steve is Managing Editor of News. He came to WCAI in 2007. He also hosts the weekly News Roundup on Friday mornings, and produces The Fishing News and Weekend Outlook.

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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Cape Cod Times

There's lots of things to do this weekend that don't involve football (and many won't interfere with watching the actual game!) Here's your Weekend Outlook. 

Cape Cod Times

There's a real variety of events to choose from this weekend. Here's your Weekend Outlook. 

Dan Tritle

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, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, and Barry Stringfellow of the Martha's Vineyard Times.

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"I'd like to stand on a boat and say to them, 'What the hell's going on with you guys?'" said Dr. Charles "Stormy" Mayo, expressing his frustration at the dire situation of the North Atlantic right whales. "If I could stand there and just say: 'Tell me what's going on.' Because it doesn't make a lot of sense."

Cape Cod Times

There are quite a few ways to entertain your senses this weekend: see, taste, hear, and feel (cold!) 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:  Cindy McCormick 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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A catastrophic sewer break on Nantucket has released more than one million gallons of sewage and stormwater into Nantucket Harbor. Roberto Santamaria, the island’s Health Director, said the winter weather is likely to blame for the rupture.

Dan Tritle

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, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, Sara Brown of the Vineyard Gazette, Ed Miller of the Provincetown Banner, and George Brennan of the Martha's Vineyard Times. 

Dan Tritle

WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a special year-end news roundup looking back at the top local news stories of 2017. Joining him in the studio is Patrick Cassidy, News Editor at the Cape Cod Times.

Dan Tritle

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, Tim Wood of the Cape Cod Chronicle, and Andy Tomolonis of South Coast Today.

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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.

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.

Dan Tritle

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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