Coming Up on Connections with Renee Shaw
Clark Janell Davis of Lexington, a sophomore at the University of Kentucky majoring in vocal performance, was crowned Miss Kentucky on July 4, 2015. She talks about music and her efforts to raise awareness of dyslexia.
Tuesday night, November 24 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Wednesday, November 25 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Thursday, November 26 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2
Renee talks with Dr. Janet Taylor, psychiatrist, certified life coach, and national commentator on work-life balance and mental health issues.
Wednesday, November 25 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Renee speaks with Hasan Davis, former Kentucky Commissioner of the Department of Juvenile Justice, about recent juvenile justice reform. Davis was featured in the recent PBS Frontline program "Prison State," about Kentucky's corrections system, and interviewed for KET's follow-up program, Prison State: A Kentucky Community Conversation.
Thursday, November 26 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Renee discusses the the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a wide-ranging civil rights law that prohibits discrimination based on disability.. Guests are fashion designer Heidi McKenzie, who was Ms. Wheelchair Kentucky 2012, Kathy Sheppard-Jones from the University of Kentucky, and Chastity Ross with the Commonwealth Council for Developmental Disabilities.
Watch Preview: Designer and activist Heidi McKenzie talks about her clothing line designed especially for persons with disabilities.
Friday, November 27 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, November 29 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Tuesday, December 1 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Tuesday night, December 1 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Wednesday, December 2 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Thursday, December 3 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2
Renee continues the discussion about Kentucky prison reform recently highlighted on the PBS Frontline program "Prison State." Her guests are Mark Bolton, director of the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections; Sheila Schuster, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and mental health advocate; and Ray Larson, Fayette County Commonwealth's Attorney.
Monday, November 30 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Ted Strader, executive director of COPES Inc. (Council on Prevention and Education: Substances) in Louisville, talks with Renee in the third installment on Connections about the state corrections system. Strader's agency, in partnership with the corrections system, helps former inmates maintain successful re-entry into society by providing substance abuse, fatherhood, and family reconnection services.
Tuesday, December 1 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Colene Elridge, better known as Coach Colene, is a human resources professional and life coach. The owner of Be More Consulting, she talks about the multi-generational workforce and offers advice on career pivots and self-care.
Wednesday, December 2 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Guests are Mae Suramek, executive director of the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center, and Rus Funk, executive director of MensWork—Eliminating Violence Against Women. They discuss rape culture, the concept that society, through images and language, condones and excuses sexual violence.
Thursday, December 3 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Kelly Gunning, director of advocacy and public policy, NAMI Lexington (National Alliance on Mental Illness), and public defender John Landon discuss mental health laws in Kentucky and the proposed Mental Health Courts.
Friday, December 4 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
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.
Friday, December 4 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 6 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Tuesday, December 8 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Tuesday night, December 8 at 12:30/11:30 pm CT on KET
Wednesday, December 9 at 6:30/5:30 pm CT on KETKY
Thursday, December 10 at 7:30/6:30 am CT on KET2
Renee speaks with Lexington psychiatrist Dr. Timothy M. Houchin about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Houchin is a board-certified adult, child/ adolescent, and forensic psychiatrist, and the founder and president of 360 Mental Health Services in Lexington.
Monday, December 7 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Renee speaks with Charisse Gillett, president of the Lexington Theological Seminary. Gillett is the first woman and first African-American selected to lead the seminary.
Tuesday, December 8 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Guests are Sycarah Fisher, assistant professor in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky, and Shambra Mulder, an assistant professor in the School of Education at Kentucky State University.
Wednesday, December 9 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Renee interviews Wil James, president of Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Kentucky.
Thursday, December 10 at 1:02/12:02 pm CT on KETKY
Dr. Robert Hilgers, founder and president of the Women's Global Cancer Alliance, is the guest. The WGCA works to advance the health of women living in developing countries. Dr. Hilgers, a board certified gynecologic oncologist, is professor emeritus at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His current work is focused on Haiti, which has highest incidence of cancer of the cervix in the world.
Friday, December 11 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
Jane Beshear discusses her policy initiatives and programs during her time as first lady in the Governor’s Mansion.
Friday, December 11 at 5:00/4:00 pm CT on KET2
Sunday, December 13 at 9:00/8:00 am CT on KETKY
Sunday, December 13 at 1:30/12:30 pm CT on KET
Tuesday, December 15 at 8:00/7:00 am CT on KETKY
Judi Jennings, the former executive director of the Kentucky Foundation for Women and a feminist art advocate and writer, is the guest.
Monday, December 14 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY
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
Tuesday, December 15 at 1:00/12:00 noon CT on KETKY