After nearly a decade as one of the hosts of “Morning Edition”, David Greene is leaving NPR during his final show on Tuesday, his co-hosts hailed his friendship and highlighted some of the stories he has had over the years His departure also reminded him of his 2015 visit to Buffalo for an NPR event and the time he spent with WBFO

Greene and his colleagues came to Buffalo for Family Matters, an NPR event that focused on financial literacy. Their presence combined with a large crowd of WBFO listeners makes for an evening to remember

Prior to his visit, Greene sat down for an interview with WBFO to promote the event, but it also turned into one of his great loves: the sports teams, especially the pirates, from his hometown of Pittsburgh

Greene’s kindness made for a memorable, enjoyable conversation It’s a presence that was shown during his years at NPR interviewing hundreds of news creators and celebrities

“We hear from listeners, and I’m sure you hear from your listeners One thing they love about public radio is that it’s a very intimate environment, “Greene said while speaking to WBFO in 2015,” When you hear stories about personal life, you feel really brought in and people learn in these stories and voices know “

Listen to Greene’s final “Morning Edition” and the 7-minute farewell to his co-hosts, recorded December 29

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