62 episodes

The Aron Bender Podcast features conversations with media personalities about their personal and professional lives and journeys. We talk about successes and struggles, failures and firings, loss, grief, forgiveness, parenthood, recovery, mental health, self care, perseverance and love.

The Aron Bender Podcast Aron Bender

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 22 Ratings

The Aron Bender Podcast features conversations with media personalities about their personal and professional lives and journeys. We talk about successes and struggles, failures and firings, loss, grief, forgiveness, parenthood, recovery, mental health, self care, perseverance and love.

    James Alvarez: Pregnant Wife Dies in Crash, Baby Survives

    James Alvarez: Pregnant Wife Dies in Crash, Baby Survives

    Aron Bender talks with James Alvarez, a widower whose pregnant wife was hit and killed by an alleged drunk driver in Orange County, California, in 2020. Doctors were able to save their premature newborn daughter. The single father is now a motivational speaker and mentor.


    Watch James's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/FlZYmOO384Y


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    Connect with Aron Bender at www.aronbender.com


    You can now watch The Aron Bender Podcast streaming nightly at 11 on DB&A TV at www.DBandAtelevision.TV or search for DB&A TV on Amazon Fire, Roku or Apple TV.


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    The Aron Bender Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/385hLYP
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/328DcEF
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3uI9L8W
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAronBenderPodcast


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    Connect with James:


    https://www.instagram.com/jamesalvarez


    Music provided by:
    MOKKA / Calm Piano Ambient
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDiTKN0TxYU

    • 1 hr 5 min
    DJ Severe: Dodgers DJ, Business Owner

    DJ Severe: Dodgers DJ, Business Owner

    Aron Bender talks with DJ Severe, the resident DJ at Dodger Stadium at the man at the top of Rose City Sound. We talk about fatherhood, being able to admit and learn from mistakes, and how music is at the center of it all.


    Watch DJ Severe's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/iZhIz-tQ4-c


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    Connect with Aron Bender at www.aronbender.com


    You can now watch The Aron Bender Podcast streaming nightly at 11 on DB&A TV at www.DBandAtelevision.TV or search for DB&A TV on Amazon Fire, Roku or Apple TV.


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    The Aron Bender Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/385hLYP
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/328DcEF
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3uI9L8W
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAronBenderPodcast


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    Connect with DJ Severe:


    https://www.instagram.com/therealdjsevere/
    https://www.instagram.com/Rosecitysound/
    https://www.facebook.com/therealSevere
    https://twitter.com/djsevere


    Music provided by:
    MOKKA / Calm Piano Ambient
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDiTKN0TxYU

    • 54 min
    Feven Kay: Las Vegas News Anchor, Warrior

    Feven Kay: Las Vegas News Anchor, Warrior

    Aron Bender talks with Las Vegas Fox5 News Anchor Feven Kay. She's a fellow graduate of the journalism program at California State University, Northridge. Earlier this year Feven went from reporting stories to being the story, following her DUI arrest and on-air apology. Prior to moving to Las Vegas she worked in Bakersfield and behind the scenes at KTLA. We talk about growing up in Oakland and Bakersfield, the evolution of her conversations with God, and how her faith helped get her through the most difficult times in her life.


    Watch Feven's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/FsDsy8j8zKg


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    Connect with Aron Bender at www.aronbender.com


    You can now watch The Aron Bender Podcast streaming nightly at 11 on DB&A TV at www.DBandAtelevision.TV or search for DB&A TV on Amazon Fire, Roku or Apple TV.


    •••


    The Aron Bender Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/385hLYP
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/328DcEF
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3uI9L8W
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAronBenderPodcast


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    Connect with Feven Kay:


    https://www.instagram.com/fevenkaynews/
    https://twitter.com/Feven_Kay
    https://www.fox5vegas.com/site/station_info/meet_the_team/feven-kay/article_5714038a-d41f-11e9-a9cd-dbad0c2604f7.html


    Music provided by:
    MOKKA / Calm Piano Ambient
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDiTKN0TxYU

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Kacey Montoya: KTLA Weather Anchor/Reporter, Non-Profit Founder

    Kacey Montoya: KTLA Weather Anchor/Reporter, Non-Profit Founder

    Aron Bender talks with KTLA reporter and weather anchor Kacey Montoya. She's a fellow graduate of the journalism program at Cal State Northridge. Kacey's criss-crossed the country in pursuit of this dream job in Southern California -- including stops in West Virginia, Palm Springs and Portland, Oregon. She has used her celebrity to start a non-profit that pays for spaying and neutering — and Fix'n Fidos has its first-ever golf tournament October 17th that I’m playing in! Come join us!


    Register for the inaugural Fix'n Fidos Golf Tournament: https://birdease.com/fixnfidosgolf


    Watch Kacey's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/RUUeD6_wZsw


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    Connect with Aron Bender at www.aronbender.com


    You can now watch The Aron Bender Podcast streaming nightly at 11 on DB&A TV at www.DBandAtelevision.TV or search for DB&A TV on Amazon Fire, Roku or Apple TV.


    •••


    The Aron Bender Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/385hLYP
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/328DcEF
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3uI9L8W
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAronBenderPodcast


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    Connect with Kacey Montoya:


    https://www.instagram.com/kaceymontoya/
    https://www.fixnfidos.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/kaceymontoyaTV
    http://ktla.com/author/kacey-montoya/


    Music provided by:
    MOKKA / Calm Piano Ambient
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDiTKN0TxYU

    • 33 min
    Fritz Coleman: Iconic Weatherman, Comedian, Navy Veteran

    Fritz Coleman: Iconic Weatherman, Comedian, Navy Veteran

    Aron Bender talks with Fritz Coleman, who spent nearly 40 years doing the weather on NBC 4. In addition to continuing his decades-long run as a stand-up comic he’s also the co-host of the Media Path Podcast. Fritz joined Channel 4 in 1982 after being discovered while doing stand-up comedy. He grew up in the Philadelphia area, went to Temple University in Phillie and Salem College in West Virginia, studying radio, TV and film. He used that education while in the US Navy. In this episode we talk about how joining the Navy instantly earned him his father's respect. During his FM DJ days in Buffalo Fritz tried comedy at an open mic night, and was hooked! A little while later he picked up and drove out to Los Angeles to pursue his stand-up career, and he stumbled into his iconic weatherman role on NBC 4! His popularity exploded in the 1980's during a marketing campaign for his forecasts, "Fritz said it would be like this!" But he didn't forget about comedy. He was on The Tonight Show several times, and still performs on stage.


    Watch Fritz's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2oZwgF5Ke8A


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    Connect with Aron Bender at www.aronbender.com


    You can now watch The Aron Bender Podcast streaming nightly at 11 on DB&A TV at www.DBandAtelevision.TV or search for DB&A TV on Amazon Fire, Roku or Apple TV.


    •••


    The Aron Bender Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/385hLYP
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/328DcEF
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3uI9L8W
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAronBenderPodcast


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    Connect with Fritz Coleman:


    https://instagram.com/realfritzcoleman
    https://instagram.com/mediapathpod


    Music provided by:
    MOKKA / Calm Piano Ambient
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDiTKN0TxYU

    • 28 min
    D'Janai Michele: Artist, Designer, Entrepreneur, Survivor

    D'Janai Michele: Artist, Designer, Entrepreneur, Survivor

    Aron Bender talks with D’Janai Michele -- an artist, designer, business owner and survivor. She’s recovering from an accident in March 2021 that left her mouth and face broken, bloody and bruised. She's undergone surgeries to start the long, painful, expensive recovery process. D'Janai says she won't have a mouth full of teeth until at least late 2022. In recent years she has battled depression and lived in her car, all while creating her own clothing line, and as the oldest of her siblings carried the weight of her family’s legacy on her shoulders.


    Watch D'Janai's episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/0EfqPMIbd8c


    GOFUNDME for D'Janai Michele: https://www.gofundme.com/f/helpdjanaismileagain


    Audio Engineer: Jake Warner https://www.instagram.com/bigbrotherjake/
    Cinematographer: Ken Franklin https://www.instagram.com/kenftw/
    Inspiration: DJ Hed https://www.instagram.com/djhed/


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    Connect with Aron Bender at www.aronbender.com


    You can now watch The Aron Bender Podcast streaming nightly at 11 on DB&A TV at www.DBandAtelevision.TV or search for DB&A TV on Amazon Fire, Roku or Apple TV.


    •••


    The Aron Bender Podcast on Apple: https://apple.co/385hLYP
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Amazon Music: https://amzn.to/328DcEF
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3uI9L8W
    The Aron Bender Podcast on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheAronBenderPodcast


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    Connect with D’Janai Michele:
    https://instagram.com/djanaimichele
    https://djanaimadeit.com


    Music provided by:
    MOKKA / Calm Piano Ambient
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDiTKN0TxYU

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

NurseDeezy ,

Enjoy the Format, Glad your back

I subscribed immediately when I saw you are back. Your vulnerability and humility is refreshing. I missed listening to you and always loved your style. Prayers to you and your daughters. I am sorry for your loss, but by the grace of God it seems like you have found a way to slowly heal and figure it out. One day at a time. There are many out there who are in your corner. I know we are!

nvalencia2104 ,

One of the best in the business

So grateful that you’re back, Aron. ¡Vamos!

Allthingsretro ,

Better than ever!

I’m so glad Aron is back! His interview style is thoughtful and personal and I love that we get to learn more about his personal journey as his guests to reveal of theirs. Great work!

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