Hilarie Barsky is the host of "Good Morning America Radio," which airs weekdays from 8 a.m. to noon EST on XM's Channel 155.
The program combines her talents as news anchor, interviewer and talk show host. She arrived in New York in January of 2006 to host "Good Morning America Radio," after living in Dallas for five years.
While in the "Big D," Hilarie hosted a female targeted talk show that aired on CFUN-AM, Vancouver, B.C.,and Sirius Satellite Radio. Hilarie also has hosted talk shows on KLIF-AM in Dallas, and WPHT-AM, and WWDB-FM, in Philadelphia.
She began her talk radio career at New Jersey 101.5, as co-host of the popular "Jay and Hilarie Show." She has also been in front of the camera, appearing on "Good Morning America," "Fox News National," and WPVI-TV and WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, among many others.
After graduating from La Salle University with a B.A in English/Communications, Hilarie embarked on her journey in radio, first behind the scenes as a talk show producer at Philadelphia's legendary, CBS station, WCAU-AM. She then moved behind the mic, playing the role of sidekick, comedy bit writer, and impressionist as part of those "wacky" morning show ensembles on WCAU-FM, Sunny 104.5, KISS-100 in Philadelphia.
Aside from her extensive broadcast background in news and talk radio, Hilarie's resume also includes producing morning television, comedy writing, and performing improvisational comedy.
Hilarie is a voice-over artist, and her vocal talents can be heard on national, local and promotional television and radio spots throughout the country. With a strong suit for doing characters and impressions, Hilarie has contributed customized comedy bits and performed her many character voices and impressions for a host of national and local radio shows in North America.
As a self-proclaimed information junkie, Hilarie is continuously searching for knowledge, and on a spiritual note, enlightenment. When she's not on the air, she can be found online getting information, of course, writing her memoirs (isn't everyone?) or jogging, so she can burn off enough calories to indulge in her favorite pastime ... FOOD!
Currently, she resides in Manhattan with her Russian Blue Cat, "Fatboy," who is NOT overweight!
Cristi D. Landes, Senior Producer
Cristi D. Landes is the senior producer of "Good Morning America" Radio and launched the program in January of 2006. She is responsible for overall production of the show from the guest booking to the talk topics and news coverage. Before joining "GMA" Radio, Cristi was a senior editor for ABC News Radio. Prior to that, Cristi ran two ABC affiliated newstalk stations in Sacramento, Calif.
Matt Siegelheim, Producer
Matt Siegelheim is the producer of "Good Morning America" Radio, joining the team in January 2006 for the show's launch. Before joining GMAR, he served as producer for the ABC News & Talk Channel on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio. Matt previously worked as a producer for ABC Sports Radio and was an associate producer for "The Fabulous Sports Babe Show." He earned a degree in communications from William Paterson University. Siegelheim currently resides in Wayne, N.J., with his wife Elysa and son Benjamin.
Jason Wesalo, Associate Producer
Jason Wesalo, the newest member of the "Good Morning America" Radio team, serves as our associate producer. He joined the team in October 2006. Jason is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the program. Previously, Jason served in a variety of production roles for ABC News Radio and ABC Radio Sports. Before joining ABC, Jason was behind the microphone at WGHT-radio in Pompton Lakes, N.J. as a reporter/anchor, where he can still be heard from time to time as a fill-in. Wesalo was born and raised in New Jersey and currently resides in Stamford, Conn.