National news editor speaks about covering Biden’s inauguration in Washington, D.C. on WRFI

This week National News Editor Gabriel Pietrorazio returns as a guest on the Human Rights and Social Justice Program with Ute Ritz-Deutch on WRFI Community Radio, which is stationed out of Ithaca.

Today, on this edition, Pietrorazio speaks with Ritz-Deutch from his personal experiences on the ground during Wednesday’s Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C. and the significance of President Joe Biden’s first day behind the Resolute Desk inside the Oval Office after signing dozens of executive actions.

Capitol Police officers and National Guard troops are stationed just a few blocks away from the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 20. Photo: Pietrorazio,

The initial program airs today on Friday, Jan. 22 at 4 p.m. on WRFI 88.1 FM in Ithaca, and 91.9 FM in Watkins Glen.

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The same program will be replayed at 3 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, on WBDY 99.5 FM, Binghamton Community Radio at the Bundy Museum of History & Art.

Check-out her previous programs by visiting Soundcloud.

On Wednesday, Pietrorazio also spoke with WRFI’s News Director Michayla Savitt, just hours after Biden had been sworn-in at the U.S. Capitol that same day.