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Featured Host: The Cyber Dating Expert, Julie Spira

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“I do what I love best every Saturday. Not only do I marry love and technology, but I help singles with dating advice. The program is about dating, love and romance in a Web 2.0 World.”  -Julie Spira

Julie Spira started her radio career as the first female announcer at the FM rock station WAAL in Binghamton, New York. Julie returned to her first passion of radio on Valentine’s Day, 2009 when she launched Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio Show on BlogTalkRadio. As the bestselling author of “The Perils of Cyber-Dating: Confessions of a Hopeful Romantic Looking for Love Online,” she is passionate about helping singles find love and her BlogTalkRadio show helps her “share the love” with a growing number of listeners every week.

“Returning to radio and hosting the only online dating radio show is a dream come true. With my program, I interview bestselling relationship authors and online dating CEOs to help educate singles on the dating scene,” says Julie.

And, BlogTalkRadio is lucky to have her. Julie is a worldwide authority in online dating. Her dating advice has appeared on ABC, CBS, FOX, E!, KTLA, WPIX, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Glamour, Woman’s Day, Men’s Health, Cosmo Radio, Huffington Post, Your Tango, JDate, Zoosk, eHarmony Advice, and Gen Connect TV.

In addition to her time at WAAL, Julie spent many years both on the air and in management at several syndication companies and at RKO Radio Networks. Julie also spent some time in the digital space at several technology and Internet companies, so she is no stranger to what it takes to survive in our Web 2.0 world.

Visit her at CyberDatingExpert.com. Follow her on twitter @JulieSpira

Tune in to her Ask the Cyber-Dating Expert Radio show airs live weekly on Saturdays 2pm/ET.

Love in Bloom for BlogTalkRadio Hosts

BlogTalkRadio’s “Mr. Fabulous” from Gainesville, FL is on his way to live happily ever after with his ladylove, “Turnbaby” from Lexington, KY– who’s also a BTR host!

The couple met in March 2007 when Turnbaby read Mr. Fabulous’ blog on his BlogTalkRadio show “Pointless Drivel” and, intrigued, left a comment. He responded.

Shortly after, Turnbaby called into Mr. Fabulous’ show to chat. “The chemistry was instant,” he says.

In the following weeks, Turnbaby, an avid blogger herself, called in several more times to chat. Meanwhile,

she had launched her own BTR show, “Turnbaby Talks.”

“We were chatting about texting – which I do a LOT. I’m like a 14-year-old girl,” says Mr. Fabulous.

Many jokes back and forth through texts and they were both hooked.

Love was in bloom – but not so fast: At the time, both Mr. Fabulous and Turnbaby were…

…married to other people.

Cut to February 2008: Finally – Turnbaby and Mr. Fabulous meet in real life.

“Neither of us was disappointed,” winks Mr. Fabulous.

After that, they met just once more, in Atlanta, in April 2008, before he asked her to be his wife – and she accepted.

Cut to today: Mr. Fabulous is in his car, passing into Kentucky. Having quit is job, he’s on his way to move in with his fiancée and start a new life.

This Sunday, June 1, at 7 p.m. ET, Mr. Fabulous welcomes Turnbaby onto his show, to give her a special present on-air.

Immediately following that, at 8 p.m., Turnbaby will have Mr. Fab on HER show.

Both will be broadcasting from a new studio they set up in their love nest.

“I like to think of us a power-blog couple,” says Mr. Fabulous “But we’re certainly not the first. It’s a growing trend.”