Category Archives: College

BlogTalkRadio Recent Show Highlights

Russell Fischer of Jersey BoysThe Halli Casser-Jayne Show is off to Broadway. Meeting us there is Russell Fischer star of Jersey Boys, Oscar Hammerstein II’s grandson, author and painter, Oscar Andrew Hammerstein, President & Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Ted Chapin and more. Tune in here.

The Big Bang Theory showDavid Goetsch and Maria Ferarri, writers on the show The Big Bang Theory, will be chatting with the geeks at Geekerati about the show and about their own geeky interests. Tune in here.

Interview with Presentation Designer for Madden NFL Video GameThe Broad Street Line welcomes Patrick Bellanca, Lead Presentation Designer for Madden NFL 13. The Madden series is the top-selling video game franchise of all time.  Last year’s edition sold more than 4.6 million copies. Tune in here.

Movie Geeks United revisits some of their best interviews past in their special series titled: Best of MGU.  Past guests highlighted in the series include David Cronenburg, Robert Duvall, Jennifer Lawrence, Ellen Burstyn and more!   Tune in here.

Iconic filmmaker Spike Lee will be joins PDC Live to discuss his latest film Red Hook Summer, a venture back to the universe he created originally in Do The Right Thing. Tune in here.

Actor, Billy Bob ThorntonBuffalo welcomes Oscar winning actor, director, writer and musician Billy Bob Thornton to discuss movies, music an life. We also welcome members of the band Royal Southern Brotherhood. Tune in here.

Singer, Angie StoneHost Joy Keys welcomes singer, Angie Stone to talk her new album Rich Girl. Rich Girl is a triumphant return to what Stone does best, writing deeply soulful and intimate songs, then delivering them with a voice so powerful and pure. Tune in here.

Sharon Harris, the owner of Napa Valley's Rarecat WinesSmart Companies Radio interviews Sharon Harris, the owner of Napa Valley’s Rarecat Wines.  Sharon turned her life’s passion into a thriving business, and she’s committed to helping other women entrepreneurs be successful.  She formed a group called Wine Entre Femmes comprised of some of the most remarkable women in wine. Tune in here.

Tips on Back to SchoolHost Monica will discuss the stresses for both parent and student, Nursery School thru College, when beginning the school year again. Listen in for Monica’s helpful hints on how to deal. Tune in here.

 

Columbia University Taps into BlogTalkRadio with Virtual Open Houses

At BlogTalkRadio, we have long since believed that uses of our technology would benefit the university crowd. And today we can see this in action as Columbia University’s School of Journalism hosts virtual open houses for prospective and current students.

ColumbiaModerated by BlogTalkRadio host and dean of students, Sree Sreenivasan, the open houses provide a platform where current and prospective Columbia journalism students can learn about the NYC “J School” and ask questions about the program. From orientation to deadlines, students worldwide can jump geography and get answers they need in real time.

Today’s 10am ET episode features two back-to-back 30-minute chats with Dean Nicholas Lemann and Dean Evan Cornog, director of the Columbia Journalism School M.A. Program, who will answer questions and talk about the program.

Sree Sreenivasan is Dean of Students and runs the school’s new media department. He specializes in helping journalists use technology better and faster. His technology reports appear once a week on WNBC-TV (he was WABC-TV’s Tech Guru for six years) and he writes a weekly Web Tips column for Poynter.org.

Financial Aid Podcast Live: Surviving the Student Lending Crunch on BlogTalkRadio

How will you pay for college in this economy? What are your best options for financial aid? What loans are available to you? Never fear, the Financial Aid Podcast goes live today to answer your questions.

Today at noon Eastern, join a select group of financial aid, media and industry leaders in a roundtable discussion about how you, as a student, parent, or family member can pay for college in 2008.

Panelists include:

  • Justin Draeger from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Gail Holt from Mt. Holyoke College and President-Elect, Massachusetts Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • Shelly Saunders from American Student Assistance
  • Susan Mead, Director Of Financial Aid for SUNY Dutchess Community College
  • Maria Koklanaris from Higher Education Washington, Inc.

Host Christopher S. Penn invites you to tune in, listen to advice from leading industry professionals, and ask questions to the panel of experts who will be addressing:

  • What is the current status of the student lending market? Will loans be available to me?
  • I keep hearing that loans might not be available from some lenders – what does that mean for my Stafford loan?
  • What is the government doing – or what should they do – to help make paying for college a reality for most students?
  • Where can I find scholarships, grants and other financial assistance?
  • What do “tighter credit requirements” mean to me?
  • and more!

The Financial Aid Podcast Goes LIVE on BlogTalkRadio

Financial aid. So necessary and so difficult to understand – until today. The Financial Aid Podcast goes live, taking your calls about financial aid and answering your questions.

FinancialAidPodcastThe Financial Aid Podcast delivers timely financial aid, scholarship, student loan, career, and personal finance information to you in short, easy to manage doses. The Financial Aid Podcast helps you make the most of your money, in college and beyond.

Today The Financial Aid Podcast goes live on BlogTalkRadio at 2pm ET with host Christopher S. Penn to answer your questions about financial aid. Don’t miss this golden opportunity to make sense of financial aid with the help of a real live human!

BlogTalkRadio – -It’s Called Empowerment

In essence, what blogs have done to newspapers, Blogtalkradio will do to radio. We empower bloggers, podcasters or novices to speak and interact with their audience in a real time manner and that conversation is broadcast live to an unlimited number of listeners and than archived with RSS subscription.

Rather than using expensive digital recording equipment, all of our hosts can use any type of phone to broadcast their show.We launched our service less than three months ago and we have more than 600 hosts, covering more than 30 genre’s originating from more than 25 countries.

The uses of this platform are truly endless. Consider the following examples:

The Los Angeles fire department use BTR to reach out to the citizens of L.A. to discuss fire policy, prevention and to interview fire department officers – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=1230

An author interviews other authors, conducts book readings, promotes books etc. – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=3035

A politican could use BTR to conduct town hall meetings where they can take calls from voters, have unlimited global streaming and is archived for distribution

A leading pro Bush political blogger hosting talk shows, taking calls from their audience and speaking with guests – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2924

University professors can broadcast their classes over the web and students can listen and ask questions from home if they can’t make it to the class.

Comedians or musicians trying out material in front of a live on-line audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2260

An interview with one of the top bloggers in the blogosphere who will take calls from her audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/default.aspx.

We encourage everyone to visit Blogtalkradio, listen to a show or perhaps host your own talk show.

It’s called empowerment.

Alan Levy Š

BlogTalkRadio – -It’s Called Empowerment

In essence, what blogs have done to newspapers, Blogtalkradio will do to radio. We empower bloggers, podcasters or novices to speak and interact with their audience in a real time manner and that conversation is broadcast live to an unlimited number of listeners and than archived with RSS subscription.

Rather than using expensive digital recording equipment, all of our hosts can use any type of phone to broadcast their show.We launched our service less than three months ago and we have more than 600 hosts, covering more than 30 genre’s originating from more than 25 countries.

The uses of this platform are truly endless. Consider the following examples:

The Los Angeles fire department use BTR to reach out to the citizens of L.A. to discuss fire policy, prevention and to interview fire department officers – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=1230

An author interviews other authors, conducts book readings, promotes books etc. – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=3035

A politican could use BTR to conduct town hall meetings where they can take calls from voters, have unlimited global streaming and is archived for distribution

A leading pro Bush political blogger hosting talk shows, taking calls from their audience and speaking with guests – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2924

University professors can broadcast their classes over the web and students can listen and ask questions from home if they can’t make it to the class.

Comedians or musicians trying out material in front of a live on-line audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hostpage.aspx?show_id=2260

An interview with one of the top bloggers in the blogosphere who will take calls from her audience – http://www.blogtalkradio.com/default.aspx.

We encourage everyone to visit Blogtalkradio, listen to a show or perhaps host your own talk show.

It’s called empowerment.

Alan Levy Š