Bruce DePuyt Host,
Bruce DePuyt is the producer and host of “NewsTalk,” News Channel 8’s daily interview show.
Bruce is a veteran journalist, having covered local, national and international issues for nearly 25 years.
Bruce knows the players -- and he brings them together every day for spirited, informative conversation.
His coverage of local and state politics contributed to ABC7/NewsChannel 8 and Politico’s 2013 Cronkite Award. Washington City Paper named him DC’s “best newsmaker” and readers of the Washington Blade chose him as their favorite TV personality.
NewsTalk airs weekday mornings at 10am -- with replays at 1pm and 11:30pm.
In addition to hosting NewsTalk, Bruce is a regular on WAMU Radio’s “Kojo Nnamdi Show” and he often participates in community forums throughout the region.
Before joining NewsChannel 8, Bruce was a reporter and anchor at WVIR-TV, the NBC affiliate in Charlottesville, Virginia. Prior to that he served as reporter and anchor on "Cable News 21" in Montgomery County, where his weekly talk show, “21 This Week," was honored with a national CableAce award.
Today on NewsTalk:
Washington Kastles owner Mark Ein joined us with his thoughts on the new World Team Tennis season and the future of a new soccer stadium in DC.
"Business Insider" political editor Hunter Walker joined us to talk about "coal rollers" - those who have retro-fitted their vehicles to spew as much smoke as possible, expressing their anger with the president and environmentalists.
And Prince George's County Fire-Rescue spokesman Mark Brady came on the show to discuss the dangers of Route 1 and what the county is trying to do to prevent accidents.
The Maryland primary is hitting the home stretch. Center Maryland columnist Josh Kurtz joined us today to talk about next week's primaries.
Crisis in Iraq Obama Weighs Options, Summertime Dangers, Marion Barry's New Book, Q&A with Del. Aisha Braveboy
WTOP reporter J.J. Green discusses the crisis in Iraq and the options being considered by President Obama.
Kurt Erickson of the Washington Regional Alcohol Program talks about why summer is a dangerous time for young people.
Washington Post reporter Mike DeBonis discusses Marion Barry's new book, "Mayor for Life.
And we'll talk with Del. Aisha Braveboy, who is running for Attorney General in Maryland.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray talked frankly with NewsChannel 8's Bruce DePuyt Thursday, denying that he is in plea talks with federal prosecutors and saying he is confident he will win the April 1 Democratic primary.
Today on NewsTalk Bruce DePuyt spoke to Virginia State Senator Dick Black about the budget impasse over Medicaid expansion that threatens to delay adjournment of the Virginia legislature. DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson talked about marijuana reform, economic inequality and more. Plus, changes to the SAT, Bruce DePuyt sat with Politico's Education Reporter Caitlin Emma.