Political Breakfast

Political Breakfast: Tuesdays & Thursdays | Gold Dome Scramble: Fridays

Hungry for Georgia politics? Dive into POLITICAL BREAKFAST & GOLD DOME SCRAMBLE!

The POLITICAL BREAKFAST podcast features veteran journalist and WABE MORNING EDITION host Lisa Rayam serving up informed, lively discussions of Georgia and national politics with GOP strategist Brian Robinson and Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson each Tuesday and Thursday.

January through March, dive into the heart of the 2024 Georgia Legislative Session on Fridays with the GOLD DOME SCRAMBLE podcast as Rayam and WABE political reporters, Rahul Bali and Sam Gringlas, crack the code on what’s really happening in the Georgia General Assembly.

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About the host

Meet Lisa Rayam

Lisa Rayam, a broadcast veteran with strong ties to the Atlanta community, is host of “Morning Edition” and can be heard Monday through Friday from 6 – 10 a.m.

You probably know her from her 21 years at Fox 5, where she was a reporter and anchor of the noon and 6 p.m. newscasts. During her tenure there, Lisa developed a reputation as a tenacious, well-connected reporter and trusted anchor.  She brings to our team a wealth of experience, extensive contacts and credibility that comes from covering the biggest news stories in our city for 20+ years.

Rayam has extensive experience in both radio and television.  For the past two legislative seasons, she has served as Capitol Correspondent for GPB’s LAWMAKERS Show.  Before that, she was the noon and 6 p.m. anchor at Fox 5 Atlanta.  She has worked in radio in both Phoenix and Prescott, Arizona at stations KOOL-FM and KYCA-AM. Rayam has won numerous awards for her reporting as well as many recognitions for community service.