Our guest, Joel Silverman, has had an amazing career that started at Sea World and has moved across the professional training world. We discuss those early days and his moving to television where he trained animals. This is part one of two parts. Enjoy the conversation!
Our friend Peter Tarpey is back in the studio! Today we're chatting about the Central Iowa Sports Network, how consumers digest news and sports and what the future may hold. It's a great "start-up" story.
This is Part Two of our conversation with John and Terri Hale about the PBS screening of Caring for Mom and Day which will take place on June 25 at the Iowa Public Television Studios in Johnston and how you can get involved in this event.
Our guests are Terri and John Hale who will be part of the Iowa Public Television event and screening of the PBS Special, "Caring for Mom and Dad". We talk about the event and more importantly how necessary it is that we have this conversation about care givers, what they are faced with and what the future holds. This is Part One of Two Parts.
When we learned that Joy Behar said "yes" to our request for a live broadcast interview we got busy digging for tidbits of her life. He is truly a comedic original who has an opinion on just about everything. We covered lots of ground in ten minutes and think you might enjoy the conversation:
She has been with CNN since 1999 and is now the Chief Business Correspondent for the network. Christine Romans is also from Iowa. We met at the Iowa Broadcast News Association Annual Meeting and talked about her new book "Smart is the New Rich - Money Guide for Millennials", what she sees as innovative ways to hire talented people and the "myth" of the "Me-Centered Millennial".
For 33 years Lisa Myers worked for NBC News covering politics. She came to town for the Smart Talk Series and we were able to sit down and chat about journalism, broadcast news, being a woman in a newsroom and the rigors of a traveling news person. Think cold food, little sleep and coffee...lots of coffee.
Our friend Brooke Benschoter said, "You should visit with Sheree Clark from Fork in the Road!" So, we did. Here Brook and Sheree visit about season two of Sheree's television show, her book and how the simple task of eating can repair a family... Here is our conversation:
When Nexstar purchased the ABC affiliate WOI-TV5 in Des Moines we knew television broadcasting in the Des Moines Metro was going to change. Recently the company named veteran broadcaster Jon Skorburg to head the transition. What does he have planned? What can viewers expect in the daily news and programming? We asked and Jon shared. Here is our conversation:
It's been several months since Kristian Day came by the News Hour. Since then his theater in Fairfield has opened, he's busy shooting television programs and has an eye to more films coming from Iowa. Here is our wide ranging conversation about his craft: