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An interview series that gives voice to everyday heroes and sheds light on issues affecting women and minorities across Kentucky. A KET production.

Connections with Renee Shaw KET

    • Society & Culture

An interview series that gives voice to everyday heroes and sheds light on issues affecting women and minorities across Kentucky. A KET production.

    Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams

    Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams

    Renee speaks with Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams, widely considered one of the nation's foremost experts on election law, about his background and legislative efforts he's advocating that, he believes, will build public confidence in our election processes.

    • 28 min
    Ashli Watts - Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

    Ashli Watts - Kentucky Chamber of Commerce

    Ashli Watts, the new president and CEO of the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, discusses the Chamber's legislative priorities for the upcoming session.

    • 26 min
    Federal Justice Priorities in Eastern Kentucky

    Federal Justice Priorities in Eastern Kentucky

    Renee Shaw talks with U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky Robert Duncan about fighting the opioid epidemic, curbing gun violence, and protecting children and the elderly.

    • 27 min
    Inclusivity in Fashion - Frankie Lewis; RaeShanda Johnson

    Inclusivity in Fashion - Frankie Lewis; RaeShanda Johnson

    Renee speaks with two Kentucky fashion designers who are promoting inclusivity in fashion. Frankie Lewis, a former contestant on season 17 of Project Runway, talks about her new fashion line, Frankie Lew, built on the ethos of body positivity. Next, RaeShanda Johnson, a stylist and the owner of the Louisville boutique All is Fair in Love and Fashion, advocates for diversity on the runway and uses fashion to help others.

    • 28 min
    Kentucky Spirited Chef Dayna Seelig

    Kentucky Spirited Chef Dayna Seelig

    Dayna Seelig, the Kentucky Spirited Chef, discusses the spirit of hospitality, along with her new book, "Kentucky Spirited Treasures: Bourbon Wine & 'Shine."

    • 26 min
    Empowering Girls to Speak Out Against Abuse

    Empowering Girls to Speak Out Against Abuse

    Renee speaks with Rachael Denhollander, a former gymnast and the first woman to publicly accuse Larry Nassar, the former USA Gymnastics doctor, of sexual assault. Denhollander discusses her memoir What Is a Girl Worth? and her book How Much Is a Little Girl Worth?, a faith-based resource seeking to inspire little girls to understand their value.

    • 26 min

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