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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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: students across the Cape region join in a nationwide call for Climate Action; more Cape towns are restricting vape sales; and a member of the Oak Bluffs fire department is killed in Fall River.

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New regulations are being proposed for the striped bass fishery. For fishermen— and for the fish—they’re a big deal.

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September brings a special excitement to local anglers. As warm inshore waters start to cool, bigger striped bass show up. And they're hungry, looking to feed before they migrate south.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the state’s attorney general continues to push back against the new owner of the Pilgrim nuclear plant; subpoenas are issued to the Mashpee Wampanoag’s treasure and former treasurer; 2 people are injured by an electrical issue on Provincetown’s pier.

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There are a number of “fun” fundraising events happening this weekend. 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, including: the non-profit Cape Cod Child Development is closing - a surprise announcement that’s left parents and employees asking a lot of questions; Tisbury School scrambles after chipping lead paint shuts down the 1929 building; and officials urge vigilance in the wake of the triple-E death of a Fairhaven woman.

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Bonito, albies, Spanish mackeral, king mackeral... late August has brought an abundance of fast-swimming fish to our local waters.  Many fisherman say it's the best season for funny fish they've seen. 

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Musical acts highlight our local entertainment options. Here’s your Weekend Outlook.

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There's plenty of fun to choose from this weekend. 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, including: members of the Kennedy family gather to say a final goodbye to Saoirse Kennedy Hill, granddaughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy; local spraying will begin after mosquitoes bearing the virus EEE are found in Woods Hole and Falmouth; Cape towns continue tallying the bill for the July tornadoes.

Fishery managers are meeting to discuss potential changes to striped bass limits, to protect the species as it has been declared overfished.

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There’s plenty of music happening locally to get out and enjoy. Here's your Weekend Outlook. 

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You're not likely to run into a tile fish unless you spend some time and effort to target them. But they may be one of the best tasting fish around.

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WCAI News Director Steve Junker hosts a roundup of some of the top local and regional news of the week, including: the state announces a million-dollar emergency fund to help local businesses recover from last week’s tornadoes; Yarmouth drops a lawsuit against its regional school district; and the future of Cape Cod is the subject of a two-day summit.

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Films, books and plenty of music as we get into August, there’s plenty of fun stuff to do around the area. Here's your Weekend Outlook.

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