cityCURRENT Nashville Radio Show
Our cityCURRENT Radio Show airs across all five Cumulus Media Nashville radio stations each Sunday from 5-6 AM on 104.5 The Zone, 95.5 NASH ICON, SuperTalk 99.7 WTN, NASH FM 103.3, and 4-5 AM on 92Q.
The show is focused on positives and features interviews with a mix of business and community leaders who discuss important efforts, trends, lessons learned, and ways to get engaged across Middle Tennessee.
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Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Professional Development Coach Kevin Whitted, Owner of Kevin Whitted Basketball Services, who shares some of his personal story and journey with the sport of basketball, which includes being a McDonald’s All-American starting forward in high school, playing at the University of Tennessee Knoxville, playing in the NBA with the Dallas Mavericks, and coaching in college and the NBA. During the interview, he discusses his transition from player to coach, some of the lessons he learned from his coaches and how he applies those to the players he now coaches, and the importance of year-round
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with music producer Mario Monterosso, who shares some of his personal background as an Italian guitarist, songwriter and producer who fell in love with Memphis music in 1982 when the rockabilly European revival started and how that led him to move to Memphis, Tennessee in 2016. During the interview, Mario shares how he became inspired by Bobby Darin’s 1969 song, Simple Song of Freedom, and how still, after almost 60 years, it is powerfully appropriate for this current moment in history. He talks about spearheading the project to unite Memphis musicians in song in a
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Julie Henderson, Chief Revenue Officer with cityCURRENT partner, Data Facts, Inc., who highlights the Memphis, Tennessee based company that works with customers around the world as a trusted partner for making sound hiring decisions. Data Facts leverages technology and a highly trained team to provide reliable candidate and employee information that is returned quickly and efficiently. During the interview, Julie talks about being 100% women-owned with a fully U.S. based support staff, and how the company is able to operate globally while keeping jobs in the United States. She discusses the importance of compliance
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Mary Martin, Development Director for Hands On Nashville, who highlights the Middle Tennessee-based nonprofit that serves as a volunteer resource center and hub that partners with 160+ nonprofits, school and civic organizations and connects volunteers with their service opportunities. Each month, Hands On Nashville’s website offers 300-500 volunteer projects for volunteers to explore and sign up to help make a difference. During the interview, Mary shares about the importance and power of volunteerism, how it is needed more than ever and how in January 2024, Hands On Nashville and United Way of Greater Nashville
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Will Shutes, Director of Marketing and PR with Nashville Opera, who shares some of the history for the organization and then spotlights some of their upcoming productions, like FLORENCIA EN EL AMAZONAS, which is a work that Nashville Opera gave its New York premiere in 2016 and is bringing back to Middle Tennessee. During the interview, Will talks about the artistry and importance of the Opera, how they collaborate and work with other Operas and nonprofit organizations, and how they are taking performances out in the community with Nashville Opera’s Opera on Wheels, a
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Matthew Powell, Executive Director of Autism Career Training, who shares some of the history and his personal story tied to the nonprofit organization that provides center-based vocational and prevocational training for individuals on the autism spectrum. During the interview, Matthew shares how the organization identifies the abilities of trainees and uses research-based curriculum and hands-on programs to prepare them to succeed in meaningful careers and become contributing members of the community. Matthew covers the Six Outcome Domains used as a framework to establish baselines and set goals, shares some stories of success, highlights the
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Dodd Galbreath, Associate Professor of Sustainability and Director of Graduate Programs at Lipscomb University, who talks about the importance of sustainability careers and how the graduate program at the Lipscomb University Institute for Sustainable Practice is preparing individuals to create positive change with a triple bottom line. The triple bottom line is a sustainability framework that measures a business’s success in three key areas: profit, people, and the planet. During the interview, Dodd talks about some of the current environmental challenges and how energy plays a critical role, talks about how these challenges and
In this insightful conversation, host Andrew Bartolotta chats with Chris Barnhill, Executive Director of FrankTown Open Hearts, where he delved into the organization’s remarkable mission to uplift the lives of at-risk youth in Franklin, Tennessee. From its hands-on vocational training and academic support to its emphasis on spiritual development and community engagement, FrankTown Open Hearts embodies a holistic approach to empowering these young individuals. With its annual FrankTown Festival of Lights, the organization raises awareness and funds for its crucial work. We encourage the community of Franklin, Tennessee, and beyond to join hands in supporting FrankTown Open Hearts’ unwavering commitment
Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Aisha Robinzine, Co-Response Supervisor with Mental Health Cooperative (MHC), who highlights the Middle Tennessee based organization that offers innovative, trauma-informed and person-centered behavioral health services for children, adolescents, and adults, and then discusses their Co-Response programs. The Co-Response programs refer to MHC’s Master’s level clinicians riding along with police officers and EMS staff to respond to calls for service. During the interview, Aisha shares how the team responds to calls for services where individuals are suicidal, homicidal, psychotic, or don’t have the ability to care for themselves. She talks about their mission to walk