Tag Archives: Soledad O’Brien

Best of BTR: Helping Oklahoma Tornado Volunteers Cope | 05.23.13

oklahoma tornado: Coping Strategies for emergency responders

by Own Your Life with Dennis Carradin in PSYCHOLOGY

Trauma Specialist Dennis Carradin covers the devastation in Oklahoma and tactics that volunteers and emergency responders can use to cope with the tragedy and to avoid burnout.


Soledad o’Brien shares life lessons & future plans

by Living by Design in SELF-HELP

Soledad O’Brien‘s recent CNN departure leaves us wondering what’s next for the media sensation. She chats about career, love and challenges, plus offers life lessons for us all.


FORGET JOB SECURITY: Expert tips to Build marketability

by Deborah Shane in BUSINESS

Resume writer Dawn Rasmussen, author of Forget Job Security: Build Your Marketability, offers tips on building your brand. Mark Babbitt, CEO and founder of YouTern, among Mashable’s “Top 5 Online Communities for Starting Your Career,” joins in.


behind the scenes on A&E’s ‘sELL THIS HOUSE: extreme’

by Down and Dirty in HOBBIES

Charlie Frattini, master builder on A&E’s hit show Sell This House: Extreme, talks about how he stays focused on set. Plus, a DIY disaster story from The Impatient Gardener blogger Erin Schanen.


Grammy-Winning artist-Producer PJ Morton’s hot new single

by Going Places Radio in ENTERTAINMENT

PJ Morton attracts A-listers like Lil Wayne, Stevie Wonder and Adam Levine. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter-producer talks with Cyrus Webb about his new single and upcoming album.


BlogTalkRadio Marathoners Report on Boston Bombings from Runners’ Perspectives | 04.16.13

BlogTalkRadio runners Share info & Insight on Boston BombinGS

by The Marathon Show in NEWS

Immediately after the Boston Marathon bombings, BlogTalkRadio’s Marathon Show host Joe Taricani went live, sharing info and perspectives with fellow runners calling in across the U.S.


Soledad O’brieN REFLECTS ON JACKIE ROBINSON DAY

by The Sports Chronicles in SPORTS

Major League Baseball celebrates the anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier, on the heels of the release of the film 42. An hour into the show, Soledad O’Brien, host of the documentaries Black in America and Latino in America, reflects on the impact on civil rights.


Hear the 97th Annual Pulitzer Prizes announced

by Columbia Journalism in CURRENT EVENTS

The 2013 Pulitzer Prizes were announced live from Columbia University as part of a special event on BlogTalkRadio. Host Sree Sreenivasan welcomed guests for event analysis and interviews about the highest prize for journalists, authors, poets, playwrights and composers.


Must-Hear Music: Go Under the covers with Mickey Dolenz

by FlyLady and Friends in MUSIC

Singer Mickey Dolenz of The Monkees talks about his new solo CD, Remember, a scrapbook of covers with special significance in his life. Guitarist Phil Keaggy and Producer David Harris also join in. Hear audio clips of this amazingly textured music!


Small Biz Tips: Comedy’s role, college debt & the latest Ponzi scheme

by Barry J. Moltz in ENTREPRENEUR

Stress-reduction expert Judy Carter shares how comedy can help your business, while Scott Baxter offers hope for the college debt issue. Plus, get informed about the latest Ponzi scheme.


BlogTalkRadio Hosts Representing at BlogHer ’12 Conference

BlogHer is the largest network of women bloggers.  Each year, the organization hosts a conference to bring their community together to learn and meet one another. This year’s conference, BlogHer ’12, featured a number of insightful panels on blogging, social media, podcasting, etc. in addition to some outstanding speakers including Martha Stewart, Katie Couric, Soledad O’Brien, Christy Turlington, Malaak Compton Rock. This year, via satellite, President Obama addressed conference attendees.

This past weekend, we were pleased to run into three of our very own hosts at the BlogHer ’12 Conference.  Host Lara Galloway of Mom Biz Solutions with Lara Galloway, The Mom Biz Coach spoke on a panel about Streamlining Your Technical Toolkit: How to Do More with Less and Host Deborah Shane of Deborah Shane Metropolis spoke on a panel entitled Podcasting 101.   We also ran into Host Kathy Crowley of Talking with Toastmasters who was a conference attendee.

If you missed out on BlogHer ’12 this year, don’t fret because BlogHer ’13 is already in the works and will be landing in Chicago next year.  Read more about it here. And if you are a woman blogger or interested in starting your own blog, take the time to become part of the BlogHer community. It’s a great way to network and meet other women that are interested in building their brands online.

Celebrating Black History Month on BlogTalkRadio

We are celebrating Black History Month in a big way at BlogTalkRadio thanks to our sponsors, AT&T and Lincoln!

AT&T wants you to “Rethink Possible” with these two amazingly curated stations of content celebrating Black History Month:

AT&T’s Ear To The Future

Rappers, reality stars, soul singers, novelists, comedians, humanitarians, Oscar champs, digital gurus, entrepreneurs and more. Throughout Black History Month, AT&T brings you the most compelling conversations from 28 accomplished figures who tackle the latest trends in music, entertainment and technology, with an ear to the future of their industries and art forms. Catch interviews with Ja Rule, Regina King, Queen Latifah, Wayne Sutton and more! Tune in.

AT&T’s Listen to Learn

Grammy champs, Broadway stars, opera divas, community leaders, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, law professors, sports legends and more. On this station, AT&T celebrates Black History Month with interviews highlighting insights into family, community, career and philanthropic issues while delving into music, entertainment and literature.  Catch interviews with The Temptations, Esperanza Spalding, Charles Barkley, Bill Cosby and more! Tune in.

You can also join us for Black History Month in the Lincoln MKX Lounge for an eclectic mix of interviews from CNN’s Soledad O’Brien to self-made millionaire Brian Joubert.

Lincoln MKX Lounge

The Lincoln MKX Lounge houses some of the most interesting conversations on the web and is the place to discover fantastic new music and learn about the key issues impacting our world today. We’ve selected a crossover of the very best shows on BlogTalkRadio, all guaranteed to please. So sit back and relax or get on the edge of your seat and get involved! Tune in.

Listen daily to celebrate Black History Month and don’t forget to share this amazing content with friends and family!

Christina Aquilera, The Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik, Spike Lee and More: BlogTalkRadio’s Weekly Highlights

christina-aguileraChristina Aguilera: The 4-time Grammy-winner drops in to chat about her big-screen debut, in Burlesque. Co-starring Cher, the flick casts Christina—who tells Punch Drunk CriticsJohn Nolan, “I’m a little O.C.D.”—as a small-town waitress with a big voice who follows her dreams to an L.A. nightclub.

john-rzeznik1John Rzeznik: The Goo Goo Dolls frontman and the band’s bassist, Robby Takac, join Milling About’s Robin Milling at NYC’s Roseland Ballroom to chat about their latest CD, Something For The Rest of Us. (Be sure not to miss John’s a cappella rendition of Happy Birthday for birthday girl Robin.)

natalie-portman32Natalie Portman: Star Wars’ Queen Amidala reveals how she trained as a ballerina for the Darren Aronofsky-directed thriller Black Swan, which opens tomorrow. “We were swimming a mile a day,” she tells Keeping It Reel host Tim Gordon. “And we were toning so that my body could look like a dancer’s.”

spike-lee1Spike Lee: The director spends a full hour with The Knicks Blog host Anthony Donahue, chatting about his hometown team. And when asked if he was upset that the Knicks didn’t land LeBron James, Spike says no—“Because if somebody doesn’t want to be here, then you don’t want them.”

sally-kellerman11Sally Kellerman: M*A*S*H’s Hot Lips Houlihan, whose new CD is titled Sally, recalls making the TV film Murder Among Friends with the late Leslie Nielsen—who teased her with fake flatulence. “That really headed him into the comedic part of his career,” she tells Milling About host Robin Milling.

john-roberts2John Roberts: As the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death— Dec. 8—approaches, CNN anchor John Roberts drops in on Film Festival Radio‘s Janice Malone to preview the network’s new documentary, Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder, which premieres Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8pm ET.

suze-ormanSuze Orman: The host of CNBC’s The Suze Orman Show drops in to discuss the revised version of her New York Times bestseller The Road to Wealth. “If you define yourself by you possessions,” she tells host Philippe Matthews, “you are nothing more than a financial liar.”

soledad-obrien-5Soledad Obrien: The CNN anchor drops in on Afronerd Radio host Desmond Burton to discuss her new memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities, which fellow network star Anderson Cooper calls “A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting.”

coco-crispCoco Crisp, : The ace Oakland A’s center fielder—who helped lead his previous team, the Boston Red Sox, to victory in the 2007 World Series—stops by The Bottom Line Sports Show to chat with hosts Gerald Brown and Jonathan Foy about the current MLB season.

CNN’s John Roberts and Soledad O’Brien, CNBC’s Suze Orman, ‘Chicken Noodle Soup’ Rapper Young B and More Today on BlogTalkRadio

john-roberts2John Roberts: As the 30th anniversary of John Lennon’s death—Dec. 8— approaches, CNN anchor John Roberts drops in on Film Festival Radio host Janice Malone to preview the network’s documentary, Losing Lennon: Countdown to Murder, which premieres Saturday, Dec. 4 at 8pm ET.

suze-ormanSuze Orman: The host of CNBC’s The Suze Orman Show stops by to discuss the revised version of her New York Times bestseller The Road to Wealth. “If you define yourself by you possessions,” she tells host Philippe Matthews, “you are nothing more than a financial liar.”

soledad-obrien-5Soledad O’Brien: The CNN anchor drops in on Afronerd Radio host Desmond Burton to discuss her new memoir The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities, which fellow network star Anderson Cooper calls “A fascinating behind-the-scenes look at reporting.”

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Joe Morris: The former NFL running back, who helped lead the New York Giants to victory in Super Bowl  XXI by rushing 67 yards, catching four passes and scoring one touchdown, drops in on Teen Groove on the Move host Lenore Luca to discuss the current gridiron season.

Weekly Best: Friday October 18, 2010

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Lady Charmaine Live host Charmaine Bassett gets up close and personal with CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, who’ll fill us in the latest in her “Black In America” documentary series, “Almighty Debt,” which premieres tonight at 9pm ET.
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Tom Bosley has passed away at age 83. In March of this year, the beloved actor, best know for his role as Howard Cunningham on ABC’s Happy Days, chatted with Stardish Radio host Jo Ann Kubasek for a full hour about his career— and starting out in showbiz with Paul Newman, whom he told in 1948, “I don’t know if you can act, but you’re gonna be the biggest star that Hollywood ever had.” Listen now to Tom Bosley’s final interview.
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Expand Music host—and electric violinist—Noel Webb grooves Carlos Santana, who recalls his earliest artistic inspiration. “When I saw BB King for the first time—live—I knew I would be that,” he says. “I wanted to combine BB King with Tito Puente.
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Jesse Ventura, host of truTV’s Conspiracy Theory, recalls his days a bodyguard for the Rolling Stones, telling us about the time Keith Richards flushed his drugs down the toilet upon being told the police were coming—only to see Sting and Stewart Copeland moments later he tell hostess Robin Milling.

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

Daily Highlights: Thursday October 21, 2010

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Lady Charmaine Live host Charmaine Bassett gets up close and personal with CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien, who’ll fill us in the latest in her “Black In America” documentary series, “Almighty Debt,” which premieres tonight at 9pm ET.
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Keeping It Reel’s Tim Gordon sits down with producer Doug Liman, who has brought such flicks as The Bourne Identity and Kissing Jessica Stein to the silver screen. Doug will chat about his new film, Fair Game, a CIA thriller starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts.
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Bob “Mr. Media” Andelman gets busy with Canadian Playmate Lana Tailor, who’ll chat about Season 2 of her Cinemax cable series Lingerie, which features a full cast of pros working in the Big Apple’s intimate-apparel industry.
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FaithWords welcomes Jill Kelly, the wife of former Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly. In 1997, the couple’s son, Hunter, was diagnosed with Krabbe’s disease, though survived 8 years. Jill will discuss he new book, Without a Word: How a Boy’s Unspoken Love Changed Everything.
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E2 Radio sits down with Gary Marshall, CIO of Taconic Farms, Inc., about the challenges of melding business technology with his life-sciences solutions firm’s cutting-edge work in genetics, pharmaceuticals, and biomedical research.
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If your smile isn’t dazzling, the rest of your appearance can seem off. Paula Begoun and her Cosmetics Cop Team offer tips for teeth-whitening, smile-flattering lipsticks, eliminating chapped lips, and more. Call in for a chance to win free Paula’s Choice products.

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