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Special Programming - Connections during totality

In this special episode of Connections, Evan Dawson hosts a live broadcast from the roof of the WXXI studios during the total solar eclipse.

Our guests share their perspectives and observations before and after totality.

Our guests:

  • Josh Nichols, WXXI meteorologist
  • David Steever, WXXI director of digital product
  • Gino Fanelli, WXXI investigations/City Hall reporter
  • Ryan Yarmel, The Route music director, and host of "Afternoons with Yarms"
  • Kelly Walker, WEOS “Morning Edition” host
  • Scott Fybush, WXXI anchor and reporter, and member of the Rochester Eclipse Task Force
  • Noelle Evans, WXXI education reporter
  • Adam Frank, Helen F. and Fred H. Gowen Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Rochester
  • Brenda Tremblay, WXXI Classical 91.5 host and producer
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.