Political Breakfast

Every Wednesday morning on the Political Breakfast podcast, veteran Atlanta journalist and WABE Morning Edition host Lisa Rayam, Democratic strategist Tharon Johnson, and Republican strategist Brian Robinson deliver sterling analysis of Georgia politics with an informed, respectful, and lively discussion. During the Georgia legislative session, Political Breakfast presents the pop-up podcast Gold Dome Scramble each Monday as Lisa talks with WABE political reporters to break things down for our listeners—the power players of the moment, the issues being considered, and the bills moving through various committees at the capitol that may or may not make it to the governor’s desk.

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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.