“And the VAB goes to…”

Posted by: victorb 7/15/2014 10:20 PM

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 “And the VAB goes to…” Week in and week out, the HearSay team works to bring you programming that is as entertaining as it is informative. Though spending our lunch hour with you four days a week is a reward in and of itself, it’s always nice to receive some official recognition. We’re thrilled to be the recipients of the Virginia Association of Broadcasters' award for "Outstanding News Series." Today we bring you the broadcast that netted us a statuette at the 2013 VAB Awards, as part our ongoing coverage of sea level rise here in Hampton Roads. Guests: David W. Titley – Director of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk at the Pennsylvania State University Robert Nicholls – Professor of Coastal Engineering, University of Southampton

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Summer Reading with Virginia's Authors

Posted by: victorb 7/14/2014 12:51 AM

Monday, July 14, 2014 Summer Reading with Virginia's Authors Now that summer has arrived, it's time to grab a good book and lounge poolside. Host Cathy Lewis is joined today be three local authors whose books are sure to make great additions to your summer reading list. We'll talk about their upcoming works, and how their Virginia roots have influenced their writing.

 

Guests: Danny Lliteras - Author, Flames and Smoke Visible

Mary Moroney -Author, Apron Strings

Rosalyn W. Berne -Author, When the Horses Whisper: The Wisdom of Wise and Sentient Beings

 

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You're Doing It All Wrong! - Thursday, July 10, 2014

Posted by: victorb 7/10/2014 12:24 AM

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Segment A:  You're Doing It All Wrong! 

Think you know how to tie your shoes? When to get the most kick out of your coffee?  How to slice a birthday cake? Fold a shirt?  There are simply situations in life we're faced with and we think we know how to do them right, but in the age of information sharing and the internet, we often times find out differently!  HearSay guest host Kerri Furey talks with the folks with BuzzFeed to get the scoop on what "we're all doing wrong" and how they find out "how we do it right," plus some do-it-yourself tips! 

Scheduled Guest:

Kate Reynolds is an executive producer with BuzzFeed 

Alanna Okun is a DIY Associate Editor with BuzzFeed 

www.buzzfeed.com

Segment B:  Do's and Don'ts of Do-It Yourself

They are the whys, hows and what-ifs of everyday experiences, but you'll be surprised to realize you actually know nothing about them.  National Geographic television is taking on the task to gather everything they can to find the best techniques to accomplish these formerly simple tasks — until even making ice cubes!  Kerri will talk with the host of the new series, "Going Deep with David Rees" for the answers.

Scheduled Guest:

David Rees is host of the National Geographic Channel’s new 10-part series "Going Deep with David Rees," a how-to show that teaches you how to do the things you think you already know how to do

channel.nationalgeographic.com/channel/going-deep-with-david-rees 

 

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Wired Kids, Worried Parents

Posted by: victorb 7/9/2014 11:12 PM

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 Segment A: Wired Kids, Worried Parents Kids make great friends in school, but when summer vacation kicks in, many of them have to say goodbye at least until the fall. Nowadays, social media, cellphones, and instant messaging, are simple solutions, but they can be addictive. How can parents moderate the use without cutting the cord to their children's important socialization needs? Guest host Kerri Furey takes a look at the conundrum with a social worker and parent's education expert to help keep children from being swallowed up by technology in the summer months. Scheduled Guests: Betsy Hnath is writer and blogger for Huffington Post www.huffingtonpost.com/betsy-hnath Burt Segal is an author, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and President of Riverpoint Psychiatric Associates in Norfolk www.bebetterparents.com Sandra (Sam) Fabian is CHKD’s community outreach manager who coordinates the hospital's parent education programming www.chkd.org/services/CommunityOutreach Segment B: Space Racers Ahead of a new exhibit at the Virginia Air & Space Center called Space Racers: Adventures in Space Exploration, we'll meet the stars of this new show coming to WHRO-TV 15! Space Racers, the series, follows their characters– Robyn, Eagle and Hawk – as they learn about the power of scientific investigation and observation, the wonders of space exploration, and the importance of working together as a team. NASA served as tech consultants on the series reviewing every script for accuracy and supplied real space sounds and images used throughout the animated adventures. Scheduled Guests: Yuri Lowenthal plays "Eagle" on "Space Racers" Alicyn Packard plays Robyn" on "Space Racers" spaceracers.org Allen Hoilman is Curator and Director of Exhibits at the Virginia Air & Space Center in Hampton http://www.vasc.org/

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A Spectrum of Survivors & Their Stories

Posted by: victorb 7/8/2014 11:31 PM

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 A Spectrum of Survivors & Their Stories A ship sinking, a great fall, a shark attack, a rabid bear attack, a plane crash-- they beat the odds. On today's program, we talk with a series of guests who have been through situations where the odds were not exactly in their favor for survival. How did they react in the situation? How would you? We also invite you to share your harrowing experiences with us on the program with HearSay guest host Kerri Furey. Join us at 757-440-2665 or 1-800-940-2240 or on Facebook. Scheduled Guests: Edgar Harrell is one of only 38 living survivors of the USS Indianapolis, the greatest catastrophe at sea in US Navy history, and he shares his incredibly daunting story of survival and beating the odds in the new book, "Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis" http://www.indysurvivor.com/ Caleb Kauchak was 18 years old when he survived a shark attack in Virginia Beach in 2010 while surfing in Sandbridge Bobby Bryant had an encounter with a rabid bear in the Virginia Mountains on the Appalachian Trail Steve Castrogiovanni is a board-certified master arborist and expert tree climber and survived a fall of more than 60 feet from a tree Burt Segal is an author, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and President of Riverpoint Psychiatric Associates in Norfolk http://www.riverpointpsychiatric.com/ Laurence Gonzales is the author of Flight 232: A Story of Disaster & Survival, Surviving Survival and the bestseller Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why. http://www.FLIGHT232.com/

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Baby Blues: Postpartum Depression Realities & Remedies

Posted by: victorb 7/7/2014 10:50 PM

Monday, July 7, 2014 Baby Blues: Postpartum Depression Realities & Remedies Being a new mother is stressful and having the "baby blues," doctors say, is normal, however, when the symptoms don't go away or get worse, it may mean postpartum depression. It can interfere with the ability to care for the baby and it's important to reach out for help. On today's program, HearSay's guest host Kerri Furey talks with a panel of experts to help new moms recognize the signs and how to get the help they need to get back on the road to the joys of motherhood. Scheduled Guests: Dr. Tina Truman is a psychiatrist with Finney Psychotherapy Associates in Norfolk http://www.psych-therapy.com Dr. Natasha Sriraman is a pediatrician at the Childrens Hospital Of The Kings Daughters http://www.chkd.org/

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The Rocket’s Red Glare

Posted by: victorb 7/3/2014 11:21 PM

Thursday, July 2, 2014 The Rocket’s Red Glare It wouldn't be the 4th of July without fireworks, but what goes into those impressive nighttime displays? On today's HearSay we'll take a closer look at centuries of history and complex chemistry behind the explosive displays, as well as take a closer look at the strict laws governing their personal use in Virginia. Scheduled Guests: Senator Thomas Garrett – Represents Virginia’s 22nd District in the Virginia General Assembly Sherif Moussa - Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University

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The Story of a Song

Posted by: victorb 7/2/2014 10:40 PM

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 The Story of a Song Acclaimed Harper Lee biographer, Charles J. Shields, is turning his attention from 20th century novelists to a contemporary storyteller of different sort. He joins us live to discuss his process and for a rare preview of his upcoming work, Imagine: The Story of a Song. In his new biography he views the life of Beatles front man, John Lennon, through the lens of one of his most iconic songs. Scheduled Guests: Charles Shields – Biographer, Author, Imagine: The Story of a Song

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The Man Behind the Muppet

Posted by: victorb 7/1/2014 10:16 PM

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 The Man Behind the Muppet Today we look back at the life of Jim Henson, with acclaimed biographer, Brian Jay Jones. Join us as we delve into his uncommonly intimate portrait of the master craftsman who revolutionized the presentation of puppets on television, the savvy businessman whose dealmaking prowess won him a reputation as “the new Walt Disney,” and the creative team leader whose collaborative ethos earned him the undying loyalty of everyone who worked for him. Scheduled Guest: Brian Jay Jones – Biographer, Author, Jim Henson: The Biography

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