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Episode 42 – Russ Mitchell

Welcome to episode 42 of The Connect!

This episode I got a chance to connect with Russ Mitchell.

Russ is an American journalist and news anchor. You may know him from CBS where he was anchor of The Early Show on Saturday and weekend anchor of the CBS Evening News. In 2012, Russ joined WKYC in Cleveland, Ohio as a lead anchor. Our conversation covered many topics including:

• How the storyteller Spalding Gray brought us together
• His career and experience at CBS
• What it was like to work with Dan Rather
• The time he was dissed by James Brown during an interview
• Being live on the air during 9/11
• A conversation that changed his life

Watch Russ on WKYC Cleveland:

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Brought to you by:
The City Club of Cleveland

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Opening theme music by:
Nature Camp

Booking & Coordinator: Cori Birce

Episode 41 – Matt Fish

Welcome to episode 41 of The Connect!

Matt Fish is a restaurant entrepreneur, musician and founder of the popular Melt Bar & Grilled. I visited Matt, at the Melt (Independence, OH)location, and had a great talk about many topics including:

• The powerful nostalgia of grilled cheese
• Our grilled cheese stories from the past
• How a five year old Matt learned how to butcher chickens on his
family farm
• When his love of Rock and Roll and KISS started
• Why Matt decided to create MELT Bar & Grilled
• The challenges of being an entrepreneur
• Matt’s advice on how to avoid regret

More about Melt Bar & Grilled: meltbarandgrilled.com

This episode powered by: Fresher Media

Brought to you by:
Cleveland Scene Magazine

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Video production:
Owen Zubek
https://www.youtube.com/user/owenzubek

Opening theme music by:
Nature Camp
https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/track/seasons-successful

Booking & Coordinator
Cori Birce

Episode 40 – Dennis Kucinich

Welcome to episode 40 of The Connect!

This episode features my conversation with Dennis Kucinich. I sat down with Mr. Kucinich at the City Club of Cleveland and had a wide-ranging talk in the midst of his bid for the Governor of the state of Ohio.
Some topics include:

· Why Mr. Kucinich lives a vegan lifestyle
· His childhood growing up in Cleveland
· His inspiration for public service
· Convictions he’s risked his life for
· His thoughts on the Trump administration
· Why he’s running for Governor of Ohio
· A conversation that changed his life
· More!

Learn more about Dennis Kucinich and his campaign:
https://kucinich.com/

This episode powered by:
Fresher Media
http://fresher.media/

Brought to you by:
The City Club of Cleveland
Cleveland Scene Magazine

All original music & audio production
Ken Wendt D.M.A

Opening theme music by:
Nature Camp
https://wearenaturecamp.bandcamp.com/track/seasons-successful

Booking & Coordinator
Cori Birce