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Storytellers Spotlights Social Media Pioneer & BlogWorld Founder

Did you catch our first Storytellers episode of 2013? Host Eric Olsen welcomed social media pioneer, Jessica Northey and New Media Expo / BlogWorld Founder Rick Calvert.

Social Media Pioneer, Jessica NortheyCalled a “Social Media Pioneer” by Forbes, Tucson native Jessica Northey is a social media, broadcasting, and Country Music blogger/journalist, as well as a regular speaker at broadcasting and social media conferences. She was a featured speaker at New Media Expo/BlogWorld this January.  Specializing in social media where you ARE the brand, breaking new artists and strategic use of social media for broadcasting, Jessica is taking over the Country Music industry one tweet at a time with over 525k followers.  After 15+ years in traditional media experience, she founded Digital media firm FingerCandyMedia.com. In May 2011, Northey created #CMchat (Country Music Chat) on Twitter, which has become one of the largest hashtag (#) communities on Twitter, generating over 50 million impressions per week.

Rick Calvert, Founder of BlogWorld and New Media ExpoRick Calvert founded New Media Expo (aka BlogWorld), the world’s largest conference and trade show for bloggers, podcasters, web TV & video creators, and social business pros. NME attracts content creators from across the globe, and it’s also the epicenter of leading ideas in social business along with the BusinessNext Social conference. These concurrent events combine to produce a who’s-who line up of content creators, global influencers, niche experts and business icons dedicated to educating you with the latest knowledge, technology and techniques for online success.

Tune in to Storytellers to learn more about Jessica and Rick.

Weekly Best: October 11, 2010

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Movie Geeks United’s Jamey DuVall and Jerry Dennis join, ah, Forces to welcome Peter Mayhew, who played Harrison Ford’s hairy sidekick Chewbacca in Star Wars. The 7-foot-3 thespian will help our hosts celebrate the 30th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back.
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Punch Drunk Critics host John Nolan chats with Edward Norton about his starring role opposite Bobby De Niro and Milla Jojovich in John Curran’s Stone, which tells the story of a convicted arsonist planning to secure his parole using his beautiful wife as bait.
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BlogTalkRadio rolls into Vegas for live coverage of BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010. Beginning today at 10:30am PT, we’re interviewing a host of thought leaders, including The Hotline’s Reid Wilson, GeekBeat.TV’s Cali Lewis and Ford Motor Company’s Scott Monty.

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Buzzworthy Radio’s NaVell Lee hangs with Tiffany Thornton, who plays Tawni Hart on the hit Disney Channel series Sonny with a Chance. The teen queen—who’s also a budding pop singer—will chat about working alongside red-hot co-stars Demi Lovato and Sterling Knight.
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PLUS Model Radio host Chenese Lewis gives it up for America’s Next Top Model winner Whitney Thompson, who’ll be hosting the Hollywood chapter of the National Organization for Women’s 2010 Love Your Body Day weekend, which gets under way Oct. 22.
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Paul Simon turns 69 years old today, and in honor of that milestone, Milling About host Robin Milling unspools a never-before-aired 1986 interview with the music legend. “The songs emerge,” he said of his creative powers. “Seldom do they sort of pop. They slowly reveal themselves.”
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Life After Dusk host Cedric Collier hangs with Nick (son of Hulk) Hogan who made his name on the VH1 reality series Hogan Knows Best. Nick will chat about getting his life back on track after his 2007 car crash—which landed him in jail for 6 months.

pete-rock1WYMS Radio‘s Cha-Boogie asks, Who Murdered Hip-Hop? Was it the artists? The A&R guys? The media? Joining her to explore this issue will be one of the greatest hip-hop producers of all time, Pete Rock. Plus: Riggs Moralez, director of A&R for Eminem’s Shady Records.
Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

Daily Highlights: Friday; October 14, 2010

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BlogTalkRadio rolls into Vegas for live coverage of BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010. Beginning today at 10:30am PT, we’re interviewing a host of thought leaders, including The Hotline’s Reid Wilson, Ford Motor Co.’s Scott Monty and GeekBeat.TV’s Cali Lewis.


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Little Brown welcomes The Horse Whisperer author Nicholas Evans, whose latest novel, The Brave, tells the story of an 8-year-old boy who immerses himself in the world of cowboys and Indians to escape his oppressive boarding-school life.


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Jazzin Em Up host Cres O’Neal swings with Grammy- and Emmy- winning composer Patrick Williams, who has scored 25 TV series, including Monk and Columbo, and 65 feature films, including All of Me and Breaking Away.
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Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon sits down with San Francisco-based film blogger Omar Moore, who’ll be a regular contributor on Roger Ebert Presents At the Movies, a weekly movie-review program coming in January that takes up where Ebert and Roeper left off.
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Grand Central Publishing Senior Editor Selina McLemore welcomes Tell Me Something True author Leila Cobo, and Belinda M. Gonzalez-Leon from the National Hispana Leadership Institute for a discussion on how Latinas are strengthening our nation’s social fabric.
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WDKK Radio’s Darryl Williams celebrates his 2-year anniversary on BlogTalkRadio (you the man, DA!) with a visit from The Whispers, who charted throughout the ‘70s and ‘80s with dance hits like And the Beat Goes On, Rock Steady and In Love Forever.

Thousands of live radio shows broadcast live everyday on BlogTalkRadio. Find out what’s on live now.

What's Going On? August 15, 2008

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Congratulations! You made it until Friday. And if the day is dragging for you, you might want to listen to some cool BlogTalkRadio segments to help pass the time.

Here are some highlights: (All times EDT)

  • The BlogTalkRadio team is conducting interviews live from the New Media Expo today. If you’re there, stop by the booth and if you’re listen in live at the event.
  • On the Judy Joy Jones Show at 1:00, Dr. Michio Kaku; theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and popularizer of science, discusses his NY Times Bestselling book: ‘Physics of the Impossible’. Dr. Kaku will also be discussing Aug. 10th’s Science Channel special he hosted; ‘Visions of the Future’.
  • Star of stage and screen, Barry Bostwick, is a Mary Ann Dorward‘s guest this afternoon at 2:00.
  • Former Brat Packer Ally Sheedy is in the house. She’ll be a guest today with Mr. Media to talk about her latest project – Steam.  Don’t miss it this afternoon at 2:00.

As always, all programs are available on demand immediately folliwng the live broadcast.

Have a wonderful weekend and keep it tuned to BlogTalkRadio.

What’s Going On? August 15, 2008

Ally Sheedy

Ally Sheedy

Congratulations! You made it until Friday. And if the day is dragging for you, you might want to listen to some cool BlogTalkRadio segments to help pass the time.

Here are some highlights: (All times EDT)

  • The BlogTalkRadio team is conducting interviews live from the New Media Expo today. If you’re there, stop by the booth and if you’re listen in live at the event.
  • On the Judy Joy Jones Show at 1:00, Dr. Michio Kaku; theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and popularizer of science, discusses his NY Times Bestselling book: ‘Physics of the Impossible’. Dr. Kaku will also be discussing Aug. 10th’s Science Channel special he hosted; ‘Visions of the Future’.
  • Star of stage and screen, Barry Bostwick, is a Mary Ann Dorward‘s guest this afternoon at 2:00.
  • Former Brat Packer Ally Sheedy is in the house. She’ll be a guest today with Mr. Media to talk about her latest project – Steam.  Don’t miss it this afternoon at 2:00.

As always, all programs are available on demand immediately folliwng the live broadcast.

Have a wonderful weekend and keep it tuned to BlogTalkRadio.

Stop By and Say Hi at the New Media Expo

Are you going to be in Las Vegas for the New Media Expo this week? If so, drop by and say hello. Members of the BlogTalkRadio team will be interviewing from our booth and spreading the word about our great community.

And hosts…you’re welcome to be a part of the action! Drop by the BlogTalkRadio booth and broadcast your show live! Here’s your chance to reach a whole new audience.

The New Media Expo begins tomorrow, August 14th and runs until August 16th. Do stop by and hang out with the BlogTalkRadio team.