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Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear

Hosted by Rodney Lear, this weekly show examines pertinent issues facing Cincinnati with open and honest discussion. Hear interviews with national celebrities, local leaders, authors, doctors, and experts on a wide range of topics.

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Latest Episodes

Tameka Fryer Brown, Author, Twelve Dinging Doorbells (12-18-22)

Tameka Fryer Brown, Author, Twelve Dinging Doorbells. Tameka Fryer Brown is a picture book author who writes to sow seeds of self-love, pride, connectivity, and inclusion in the hearts of children. Her books (Brown Baby Lullaby, My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood, and Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day) have won awards like the Charlotte Zolotow Honor Award and the Anna Dewdney Read Together Award, and have been honored on best book lists by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, New York Public Library, Bank Street College, NPR, Parents Latina Magazine, The Little Free Library, and more.

Trinka Hakes Noble, Author, Miss Mary’s Christmas Mittens_Christmas Literacy Show (12-18-2022)

Trinka Hakes Noble, Author, Miss Mary’s Christmas Mittens. Trinka Hakes Noble is the award-winning author of numerous picture books including The Orange Shoes (2007 National Parenting Publications Awards Honors Winner), The Scarlet Stockings Spy (2005 IRA Teachers’ Choice), The Last Brother, and The Legend of the Cape May Diamond. Ms. Noble also wrote the ever-popular Jimmy’s Boa series and Meanwhile Back at the Ranch, both featured on PBS’s Reading Rainbow. Her many awards include ALA Notable Children’s Book, Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice, IRA-CBC Children’s Choice, Learning: The Year’s Ten Best, and several Junior Literary Guild Selections.

E.G. Keller, Author, Murray Christmas_Christmas Literacy Show (12-18-2022)

E.G. Keller, Author, Murray Christmas. E.G. Keller is the illustrator of the New York Times #1 bestseller, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Presents A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, and the picture book To the Moon and Back for You by Bravo star Emilia Bechrakis Serhant. As Gerald Kelley, he illustrated documentarian Ken Burns’ New York Times bestselling book, Grover Cleveland, Again!, and wrote and illustrated the picture book, Please Please the Bees, which won the 2017 Frances and Wesley Bock Book Award for Children’s Literature and was read aloud for Storyline Online by Rashida Jones.

Tameka Fryer Brown, Author, Twelve Dinging Doorbells Christmas Literacy Show (12-18-22)

Tameka Fryer Brown, Author, Twelve Dinging Doorbells. Tameka Fryer Brown is a picture book author who writes to sow seeds of self-love, pride, connectivity, and inclusion in the hearts of children. Her books (Brown Baby Lullaby, My Cold Plum Lemon Pie Bluesy Mood, and Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day) have won awards like the Charlotte Zolotow Honor Award and the Anna Dewdney Read Together Award, and have been honored on best book lists by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center, New York Public Library, Bank Street College, NPR, Parents Latina Magazine, The Little Free Library, and more.

Dan Bremnes_Christian Music Artists_Segment #3 (11-14-22)

• Dan Bremnes is an award-winning singer/songwriter, and Curb | Word Entertainment recording artist, hailing from Salmon Arm, British Columbia, Canada and currently residing in Nashville. His latest album, Into The Wild, featuring single, “Hold You Tight,” is available now.
His music career commenced in 2010, with his album, Your Strength, that was independently released. He then released two independent singles, “Hear Your Voice” in 2012 and “After All” in 2013. During this time, Bremnes released an extended play, Light My Way, which was independently released on September 25, 2012. The extended play and singles got him Covenant Awards at the 35th Annual Awards in 2013 for Male Vocalist of the Year and Music Video of the Year for “This Life”. The subsequent year, Bremnes was awarded at the 36th Annual Awards for having the Pop/Contemporary Song of the Year and Recorded Song of the Year for “Beautiful”, where he received the Male Vocalist of the Year along with Artist of the Year. He signed to Sparrow Records / Capitol CMG, where he released another single, “Beautiful”, in 2014, along with an extended play on April 14, 2015, Where the Light Is. The song, “Beautiful”, charted at a peak of No. 17 on the Billboard magazine Christian Songs chart.

Lecrae_Christian Music Artists_Segment #2 (11-14-22)

Lecrae is a Multi Grammy Award-winning platinum selling artist, New York Times best-selling author, entrepreneur, speaker, thought leader, and philanthropist and CoOwner/President of Reach Records, the recording home of Lecrae, Andy Mineo, Hulvey, 1K Phew, Tedashii, Trip Lee, Limoblaze, WHATUPRG and Wande. His 2014 album, Anomaly, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with nearly 100K copies sold through the first week, the first album to top both the Billboard 200 and the Gospel Charts simultaneously. To date, he has sold more than 3 million copies and been nominated for 7 Grammy Awards including a win for Best Gospel Album, 15 Dove Awards, one Billboard Music Award, and received both a Soul Train Music Award and BET Hip-Hop Nomination.

His new album, Church Clothes 4 Mixtape, is available now.