First Edition with Sean Yoes

Monday-Friday, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.

First Edition is Baltimore’s evening drive-time source for the latest news and information from around the city to around the world. Host Sean Yoes leads roundtable discussions with correspondents, politicians, and community leaders to provide the most relevant news for listeners – from policing and law enforcement policy to education to local, state and national politics. But after the hard news, the show shifts gears to bring words of inspiration, celebrate local students, and talk arts and culture. First Edition closes out the week with Friday’s popular Happy Hour segment, where the team spins the hottest tunes while sampling dishes from Baltimore’s best restaurants. 

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A review of some of the top news stories of the week directly from the pages of the AFRO, with Managing Editor Kamau High. 

First Edition host Sean Yoes begins a series of conversations on violence in Baltimore focused on solutions, leading up to the “Baltimore Ceasefire” on August 4.

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First Edition host Sean Yoes speaks with former federal prosecutor and founder of the Wood Law Firm, Sheryl Wood. 

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First Edition Host Sean Yoes gets a full report from the Baltimore Sun’s Luke Broadwater, on a stunning vote by the Baltimore City Council, 15-0, that stripped $26 million from Mayor Catherine Pugh’s budget. 

First Edition's Sean Yoes speaks The AFRO’s Kenneth Burns reports on Mayor Catherine Pugh’s position on the ongoing controversy surrounding the city’s Confederate monuments.