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.
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.
Today on NewsTalk Bruce DePuyt and WTOP reporter J.J. Green discuss the crisis in Ukraine. Plus, standoff in Richmond over the budget and discussions on income inequality and marijuana decriminalization in the district.
A state investigator who examined the events leading to an attack on a Virginia state senator by his son has resigned, complaining that his superiors interfered with his work and made him tone down his report, according to a letter of resignation released Tuesday.
Airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights Monday as the latest winter storm hit the U.S. East Coast. The hardest hit cities were Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New York and Baltimore.