Video Archive: Season 10
Chris Rabb, author of Invisible Capital: How Unseen Forces Shape Entrepreneurial Opportunity, explores how behind-the-scenes factors—human, cultural, and social capital—affect whether a business will be successful. Watch Preview
Premiered: Friday, September 5, 2014 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
Meet two women who have opened up about their personal journeys through life's challenges by writing blogs. Writer Emmie Sandford is a corporate marketer by trade who owns a social media consulting company. She has been chronicling her journey to a healthier weight on her blog, authenticallyemmie.com. Sheryl Withers Woolverton, a Lexington clinical social worker and therapist, is a former grief counselor with Hospice of the Bluegrass who has shared her journey of grief over a miscarriage and the death of her mother and grandmother. Her blog is called How to Make a Life. Watch Preview
Premiered: Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Husband and wife Chris and Soreyda Begley of Lexington are guests this week. Soreyda Benedit Begley is a fashion designer and native of Honduras; Chris Begley is an archaeologist and associate professor at Transylvania University who has done field work in the United States and abroad, including the Mosquito Coast of Honduras.
Premiered: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Featured are two organizations that help the economically disadvantaged meet basic needs. Analisa Wagoner and Amy Wickliffe of Dress for Success Lexington talk about providing women the right tools to be successful in the workplace. Then, Marian Guinn, CEO of God's Pantry Food Bank, discusses the group's latest hunger report and how the food bank is coming to the rescue.
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Premiered: Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Louisville psychologist Kevin Chapman, Ph.D., discusses anxiety and how the pressure to achieve success contributes to anxiety. He also discusses obsessive compulsive disorder, hoarding, and addictions that signal a mental disorder. Watch Preview
Premiered: Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Diane Follingstad, Ph.D., became the inaugural Women's Circle Endowed Chair at the University of Kentucky Center for Research on Violence Against Women in July 2008. A professor of clinical and forensic psychology in the Department of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine at UK, she does research on violence prevention, bystander interventions, and factors impacting jury verdicts in cases where battered women killed a partner. Watch Preview
Premiered: Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Bill Farmer, president and CEO of the United Way of the Bluegrass, talks about the agency's BIG BOLD GOAL for Central Kentucky: 10,000 more Bluegrass families will be self-sufficient by 2020.
United Way website: http://www.uwbg.org
Premiered: Friday, October 24, 2014 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
How much of a threat is Ebola to our nation and state? And how concerned should we be about the respiratory disease Enterovirus 68? Telling us what we need to know are two infectious diseases specialists with University of Louisville Physicians: epidemiologist Dr. Kristina Bryant and Dr. Charles Woods. Watch Preview
Premiered: Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Debbie Millman, a writer, brand consultant, and educator, talks with Renee at the 2014 IdeaFestival at the Kentucky Center for the Arts.
Premiered: Thursday, March 19 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Jefferson County's Veterans Treatment Court, which began operating in the fall of 2012, helps veterans seeking treatment for alcohol/substance abuse addiction and/or serious mental health issues. Jefferson County District Court Judge David Holton talks with Renee about court, the first of its kind in Kentucky. Watch Preview
Premiered: Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Sister Helen Prejean's prison ministry to abolish the death penalty and provide counseling to death row inmates has received global recognition and acclaim. The author of Dead Man Walking discusses her quest to abolish the death penalty. Watch Preview
Premiered: Tuesday, March 10 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
An educational movement in the Greater Louisville area seeks to put more college diplomas in the hands of African Americans. It's called 15K Degrees and some of the partners in this effort join Renee in the downtown Louisville studios to discuss the initiative. Watch Preview
Premiered: Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Dr. Stephanie Mayfield Gibson, commissioner for the Kentucky Department for Public Health, discusses flu outbreaks, the Ebola virus, the statewide smoke-free law, state health rankings, and more.
Premiered: Tuesday night, December 23, 2014 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Dr. Ralph Alvarado (R-Winchester) is the first Latino elected to the Kentucky General Assembly. Alvarado defeated state Sen. R.J. Palmer II for the 28th District Senate seat in November 2014. He has been a doctor in Winchester since 1998 and was president of Winchester Medical Associates until June 2013.
Premiered: Friday, January 2 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
Mary Gwen Wheeler is executive director of 55,000 Degrees, a public-private partnership in Louisville whose mission is to add 40,000 bachelor's degrees and 15,000 associate degrees by 2020. Currently about 33 percent of Jefferson County residents hold an associate or bachelor's degree; reaching the goal of adding 55,000 degrees would increase the percentage to 50 percent. Watch Preview
Premiered: Sunday, January 11 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
The Student Voice Team is comprised of middle and high school students working closely with the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence to amplify the voices of Kentucky youth on the classroom impact of education policy issues. The overarching vision is to position students as partners in improving Kentucky schools. Watch Preview
Premiered: Sunday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
State Sen. Gerald A. Neal (D-Jefferson County) was recently chosen by his Democratic colleagues in the Senate to serve as caucus chairman. The appointment makes Neal the first African-American to serve in a leadership role in Kentucky's General Assembly in its 222-year history.
Premiered: Tuesday, January 27 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Crit Blackburn Luallen, after serving with six governors and being elected twice to statewide office, now serves as Kentucky's 56th lieutenant governor. Watch Preview
Premiered: Thursday, February 12 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Gilbert Friedell, M.D., and J. Isaac Joyner, M.P.H., discuss their book, 'The Great Diabetes Epidemic: A Manifesto for Control and Prevention.' The book advocates taking a public health approach to addressing diabetes, emphasizes encouraging prevention of diabetes-related complications, and encourages more community responsiveness.
Premiered: Tuesday, March 31 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Renee will speak with Jay Box, the new president of the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, about his vision for KCTCS; his storied history with the system; and the Super Sunday initiative to recruit minorities.
Premiered: Wednesday, February 18 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Raymond M. Burse, new president of Kentucky State University, discusses his transition back to the university as president for the second time; his salary reduction to boost salaries of some of the university's lowest wage earners; and his efforts to improve the institution's finances and student graduation rates.
Premiered: Tuesday, February 24 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
When Elaine Chao was named the 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor in January 2001, she became the first Asian-Pacific American woman ever appointed to a presidential cabinet post, and the first Kentuckian to have a cabinet post in 46 years. She talks about her career and her role in the Senate campaign of her husband, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Premiered: Sunday, March 22 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Lois Combs Weinberg is known throughout Kentucky for her education efforts. She has served on the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, and the University of Kentucky's Board of Trustees. Her interest in public education was spurred by her first son's struggle with dyslexia and the lack of programs in public schools to meet her son's needs. She went on to found the Hindman Settlement School's dyslexia program to help kids like her son. The daughter of Kentucky's 50th governor, Bert T. Combs, Weinberg also made a bid for U.S. Senate in 2002.
Premiered: Tuesday night, April 7 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Dorothy Edwards, the executive director of Green Dot, etc., which teaches bystanders how to intervene in situations that could lead to violence, and Diane Fleet of GreenHouse17, formerly the Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program, talk about domestic violence prevention and intervention techniques. Watch Preview
Premiered: Sunday, April 12 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and Kendell Nash, executive director of ECHO, joins Renee to discuss issues of child exploitation, neglect, and abuse. ECHO (Exploited Children's Help Organization) is a volunteer-based group that teaches parents and children in the Metro Louisville area how to prevent child abuse. Watch Preview
Premiered: Thursday, April 30 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Clinical psychologist Kevin Chapman of Louisville discusses anxiety disorders and an innovative approach called virtual reality exposure therapy to help ease those conditions.
Premiered: Thursday, May 7 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Kentucky filmmaker Kiley Lane Parker discusses her film, "Raising Ms. President," about raising the next generation of female political leaders. Watch Preview
Premiered: Tuesday night, May 5 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Pellom McDaniels, a former professional football player, is faculty curator of African-American collections and assistant professor of African-American studies at Emory University in Atlanta. He is the author of "The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy," an examination of the life of the 19th century African-American jockey who won the Kentucky Derby three times in the late 1800s.
Premiered: Sunday, May 10 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Jarvis Williams, Ph.D., an associate professor of New Testament interpretation at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, says that many evangelicals “practice the sin of silence” when it comes to incidents of racial strife in American society. Williams discusses his views on the Christian response to racial reconciliation.
Premiered: Sunday, May 17 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Jonathan Beatty, founder of Servonta Strategic Philanthropy, and Bill Farmer Jr. of United Way of the Bluegrass discuss their partnership and projects to benefit the underprivileged. They discuss Beatty's statewide virtual book drive, Get LIT Kentucky, and how it relates to the United Way of the Bluegrass's Big Bold Goal of helping 10,000 more families in Central Kentucky reach self-sufficiency by 2020.
Premiered: Thursday, June 4 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Jay Williams, the U.S. assistant secretary of commerce for economic development and the former mayor of Youngstown, Ohio, talks with Renee about how Youngstown recovered from the decline of the steel industry, and how those lessons can apply to Eastern Kentucky areas distressed by the sharp downturn in coal jobs. The conversation was taped during the SOAR (Shaping Our Appalachian Region) conference on May 11, 2015, in Pikeville.
Premiered: Tuesday, June 2 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Susan Guess and her daughter, Morgan, began the Guess Anti-Bullying Foundation nearly four years ago after Morgan experienced bullying. They have raised $50,000 to bring a variety of anti-bullying programs to the region. Susan Guess was appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear in 2014 to serve on the Kentucky Bully Prevention Task Force, which will make recommendations to the governor in fall 2015.
Premiered: Wednesday, June 10 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Ramsey Carpenter, Miss Kentucky 2014, was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and has catalyzed her experience into greater awareness of the disease.
Premiered: Wednesday, June 17 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Marian F. Guinn of God's Pantry Food Bank and Sarah Lister of Ronald McDonald House are the guests.
Premiered: Thursday, July 2 at 12:30/11:30 am CT on KETKY
Josh Nadzam, a community activist who is working to create a mobile art classroom for lower-income neighborhoods, and Tanya Torp, director of the Step by Step program for single mothers and founder of the Be Bold program for girls, are the guests.
Premiered: Wednesday, July 1 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Cathy Zion of Louisville became owner and publisher of Zion Publications in 1996, after a long career in banking. Her company publishes Today's Woman, and added new magazines, Today's Transitions and Today's Family.
Premiered: Sunday, July 5 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Gigi Butler opened her first Gigi's Cupcakes location just off of Music Row in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2008. With 98 locations, today Gigi's is the largest cupcake franchise in the world.
Premiered: Wednesday, July 15 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
In our first segment, Renee talks with organizers of this year's Lexington Bluegrass Area Minority Business Expo about the speakers and workshops available for participants. In our second segment, Sharon LaRue, executive director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women, talks with Renee about the organization's 30th anniversary celebration and the series of initiatives throughout the year.
Premiered: Sunday, July 19 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
The mission of the Family Scholar House in Louisville is to end the cycle of poverty by giving single-parent students the support they need to earn a four-year college degree. Renee talks with Cathe Dykstra, Family Scholar House chief possibility officer, president and CEO, about its impact on families and communities.
Premiered: Sunday, July 26 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET