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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.

Media A-listers Keep ‘Mediaite’ Listeners Up to Date on Horrific BP Oil Spill

There’s no question that the Gulf Coast is in need of a gargantuan flushing as BP’s broken oil well continues to spew as many as 1.8 million gallons of crude a day into our environment.

But from the sound of things, such a clean-up won’t be happening anytime soon.


Superstar spill coverage (l-r): Anderson, Brian, Kiran, Harry and Sam.

If it’s any consolation, however, BlogTalkRadio’s Mediaite—the companion radio show to leading media site Mediaite.com—has scored a royal flush on the news-update front.

Since last Wednesday, June 2, host Steve Krakauer has welcomed five of the biggest names in TV journalism, all of whom have weighed in live from the rapidly-blackening gulf waters:

NBC News anchor Brian Williams, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, CBS’ Early Show anchor Harry Smith, ABC Good Morning America weather editor Sam Champion, and CNN’s American Morning anchor Kiran Chetry.

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Brian Williams to President Obama: We the Media Are Here at the Oil Spill Site to Stay

Don’t tell Brian Williams that NBC News will be leaving the site of the catastrophic BP oil spill any time soon.

“I got a kick out of President Obama saying that even when the cameras go away we’ll still be here for ya,” the anchor told our Mediaite host, Steve Krakauer, live from the Gulf Coast yesterday.

CAPTION: "It's pathetic to see those shrimp boats out there without their riggers that are usually filled with rigging to harvest shrimp from the gulf," Brian (above) tells us.

"It's pathetic to see those shrimp boats out there without their riggers that are usually filled with rigging to harvest shrimp from the gulf," Brian (above) told us.

“That ain’t the way this is going to play out. If anything, the cameras being here have compelled outside interests, the government and BP to kick this into another gear.

“I think that with all due respect, the president might have had his scenario off by 180 degrees,” Brian continued.

“So we’ll keep coming back here. We won’t take our eyes off this region. And we haven’t since we knew we had a category-five storm off the coastline five years ago.”

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Programming Highlights; May 19, 2010

Tune in to some great content from today on BlogTalkRadio.

*Please note that all show times are listed in EST time.
Today’s Programming Highlights:

lisakogan-scrollerAt 1 PM Tomatoes in Trenches host Cheryl Benton chills with Lisa Kogan, whose O, The Oprah Magazine column tackles everything from life as a single mom to her quest for a decent tomato. The witty scribe will chat about her new book, Someone Will Be with You Shortly.

davidshadeAt 2 PM Gab with the Gurus host Connie Bennett gets busy with David Shade, who bills himself as America’s Renegade Sex Expert, and whose lecture topics include “Bring Out Her Inner Animal” and “The Deep Spot.” He’ll offer tips for women on selecting men wisely.

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