Media in Minutes podcast features in-depth interviews with those who report on the world around us. They share everything from their favorite stories to what happened behind the lens and give us a glimpse into their world. With host Angela Tuell, this podcast is published every other week. Connect with us on Facebook @CommunicationsRedefined; Twitter @CommRedefined and Instagram @CommRedefined. To learn more, visit www.communicationsredefined.com.
Shari Rudavsky: Indianapolis Star Health & Medicine Reporter
On this episode of Media in Minutes, we welcome health and medicine journalist Shari Rudavsky. Having worked for the Indianapolis Star for 16 years, Shari discusses what it's been like covering the COVID pandemic and how she chooses what stories to pursue.
Read Shari's most recent articles for The Indy Star here: https://www.indystar.com/staff/2684151001/shari-rudavsky/
Follow Shari on Twitter: @srudavsky
Nycci Nellis: Washington, D.C. Food & Wine Journalist & Radio Host
In today’s episode Angela talks with Nycci Nellis, D.C.’s best known and most respected food and wine journalist. Nellis is founder and publisher of TheListAreYouOnIt.com, D.C.’s premiere resource for all things food and wine. In today’s show she shares more about her weekly show, Foodie & the Beast, where she hosts nationally and internationally celebrated chefs, mixologists, brewmasters, winemakers, food journalists, authors and other celebrities, as well as their weekly podcast, Industry Night, where Foodie & the Beast discuss the latest issues facing this global network of luminaries.
Connect with Nycci Nellis on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @NycciNellis
Follow her weekly on-air programs and podcasts, WTOP, Foodie & the Beast, and Industry Night, as well as sign up for her newsletter and learn about the D.C. area happenings in the dining out scene and more by visiting The List at https://www.thelistareyouonit.com/.
To learn more about Chefs for Equality, please visit https://chefsforequality.org/.
Try one of Nycci's favorite brunch recipes!
Marbled Pound Cake
Megan Fernandez: Indy Monthly Executive Editor
In today’s episode we talk with Megan Fernandez. Megan is executive editor at the award-winning, city/regional magazine, Indianapolis Monthly. She tells us about her time on a professional women's tackle football team - for a story! And, gives us insight into how the magazine works behind the scenes. Megan began writing for Indy Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. She joined the staff in 2005 and is now the magazine’s primary lifestyle editor and writes feature stories on whatever piques her interest.
You can find Megan on Twitter @MeganFernandez7
Check out Megan's article on Kristine Bunch: https://www.indianapolismonthly.com/longform/when-will-kristine-bunch-be-free
Sherman Burdette: TV News Personality on FOX59
In today’s episode we talk with TV news personality Sherman Burdette. Sherman is a 2-time Emmy-Award winning host, reporter and producer for an Indianapolis TV news segment called "Where is Sherman”. It airs live every weekday morning from 7-10 a.m. on FOX59. Sherman talks about how he finally landed his dream job after many years in the business and how to grab his attention when pitching a story.
You can connect with him on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/sburdette1
Instagram at: @shermanburdette
Check out “Where is Sherman” online clips on FOX59’s website: https://fox59.com/morning-news/where-is-sherman/
Stacey Sakai: KION546 TV News Director
In today's episode we talk with tv news journalist Stacey Sakai. After nearly 15 years in front of the camera for local TV stations in Maryland, Texas and California, Stacy was recently named News Director for KION 546 and Telemundo 23 in Monterey County, California. Stacey is an Emmy and Associated Press award winning anchor and reporter. She gives us a behind the scenes look at the television news process and shares some important tips for PR pros on getting heard.
You can connect with her on Facebook at:
Instagram at: @stacysakai & @staceysakaitv
Check out KION546 & Telemundo23 at:
James Breakwell: Influencer, Author and Comedy Writer
On this episode of Media in Minutes, we talk with social media influencer, author and comedy writer, James Breakwell. He is best known for his family humor twitter account Xploding Unicorn, which has more than 1 million followers. James has also published three books – about to release the fourth in June – and has been profiled in publications such as USA Today, US Weekly, Reader’s Digest, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Cosmopolitan and many more.
Find James on Twitter: @XplodingUnicorn
Follow him on Instagram: @James_Breakwell
Connect with James on Facebook: @ExplodingUnicorn
You can preorder his newest book on Amazon: How to Be a Man (Whatever That Means): Lessons in Modern Masculinity from a Questionable Source
Check out James' past books: http://explodingunicorn.com/books/
To sign up for his newsletter, visit: http://explodingunicorn.com/newsletter/
What a wonderful idea to showcase the hardworking journalists who work diligently to inform citizens on a everything from travel to human rights issues. They tirelessly go after the facts to report on community issues and advocate for those whose voices would otherwise go unheard.
Their vital role in our democracy should not go unnoticed and I look forward to listening to more episodes celebrating journalists!!