Next up, Vote Worthy, part 2.Vote Worthy part 2 is an informative public radio program discussing the presidential inaguaration, the electoral process, voting rights and the future of our democracy. Vote Worthy is produced by Kentucky Humanities in partnership with WEKU and distributed to Kentucky's major public radio stations. This program is funded by the “Why it Matters: Civic and Electoral Participation” initiative, administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Distinguished Election and Voting Scholar and Professor of Law at the University of Kentucky, Joshua A. Douglas and Public Affairs Managing Producer and Host at KET, Renee Shaw will discuss numerous election-related topics with guests from across the state. Tom Martin, producer and host of Eastern Standard on WEKU will produce this show as well.Part 1 (Originally aired in October, 2020): Guests joining Josh on Vote Worthy included Margie Charasika, President of the Louisville League of Women Voters; Brian Clardy, Associate Professor of History at Murray State University; and Scott Lasley, Professor and Head of the Political Science Department at Western Kentucky University.
Part 2 (Airing in January 2021): Josh and Renee will answer questions from distinguished guests around the Commonwealth. These guests include Constance Alexander, Karen Armstrong-Cummins, Soreyda Benedit-Begley, Charles Booker, Charles Boteler, Mac Brown, Aris Cedeno, Marylynn Collins, Clarence Glover, Silas House, Selena Sandefer Doss, Mark Neikirk, Pantsuit Politics' Sarah Stewart Holland, Lyndon Pryor, Frank X Walker, Crystal Wilkinson, and Richard Young.
Listen to each episode by clicking on the link below.
Tune in to listen to Vote Worthy - part 2:1/18/21 at 7:00 pm CST on WKYU-FM 88.9 FM1/19/21 at 11:00 am and 8:00 pm EST on WEKU-FM 88.9 FM1/19/21 at 12:00 pm CST on WKMS-FM 91.3 FM1/21/21 at 8:00 pm EST on WFPL-FM 89.3 FM
Tom Martin is nationally-recognized producer and host of “Eastern Standard” on WEKU, a weekly radio magazine focused on current affairs and the lives and times of the people of the Central Appalachian Region. Martin, a Morehead native, has served as news anchor for KQV Radio in Pittsburgh, a Peabody Award-winning anchor and documentarian at AP Radio Network News in Washington, D.C., as well as a news anchor for the RKO Radio Network, ABC Network News and WABC News in New York. Tom also served for five years as vacation substitute for commentator Paul Harvey.
Host, Tom Martin, welcomes Joshua A. Douglas in conversation with Scott P. Lasley, Head of Department and Professor of Political Science at Western Kentucky University.
Host, Tom Martin, welcomes Joshua A. Douglas in conversation with Margie Charasika, President of Louisville League of Women Voters and retired nurse.
Host, Tom Martin, welcomes Joshua A. Douglas in conversation with Professor Brian Clardy Associate Professor of History at Murray State University.