Sean McCord

Wake-Up Call: Ronald MacDonald House, and Fall Fund Drive

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Sep 262010
 

On the Sept. 26 edition of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore chats with Rita Ralston, Executive Director of the Charlottesville Ronald McDonald House, a program that offers hope, support and love to families struggling with children’s illness. Rick was joined by his seven-yer-old nephew, Ren , we also asked questions and helped with the WNRN Fall Fund Drive.

Wake-Up Call: Ask the Vet

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Sep 122010
 

On the September 12 edition, host Rick Moore talks with Dr. Mike Fietz of the Georgetown Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Fietz takes listener calls and answers a lot or your questions about pet behavior, medicine, and animal care.

Wake-Up Call: Author Bonnie Matheson is “Ahead of the Curve”

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Aug 292010
 

On the 8/29 edition of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore speaks with Bonnie Matheson, author of A Head of the Curve: an intimate conversation with women in the second half of life.

Wake-Up Call: City and County School Superintendents

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Aug 082010
 

On the August 8 edition of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Dr. Rosa Atkins, Charlottesville City Schools Superintendent, and Dr. Pam Moran, School Superintendent of Albemarle County. The discussion covers use of technology in schools, funding, parental involvement, and recent changes to the school boards.

Wake-Up Call: Generational Differences in the Workplace

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Aug 012010
 

On the Aug. 1 2010 edition of the Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Pete Ronayne, Dean of Faculty at the Federal Executive Institute about generational differences in the workplace.

Wake-Up Call: An Inside Look at Teaching

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Jul 252010
 

On the July 25 Wake-Up Call, Rick Moore speaks with “Kathy”, a long-time teacher (who remains anonymous) about how schools have changed, and not necessarily for the better. Topics includes funding, SOLs, and parental involvement.

Jun 132010
 

On the June 13 Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Mark Maynard, Chief People Officer of the Wintergreen Resort office of Human Resources. Mark relates the difficulties of both hiring and firing staff in the current economic environment, and gives valuable tips to those seeking employment. Also joining in the conversation are Howard Parsons and Stefanie Corman, two professionals currently looking for work in the area, who talk about their own challenges in these times.

Wake-Up Call: A Non-traditional Mother’s Day

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May 092010
 

On the May 9 edition of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore marks Mother’s Day first with a call to his own mother, then a look at non-traditional models of mothering with Judy, a grandmother raising her grandson as her own, and Shannon, a single lesbian mother raising two children. The discussion covers challenges of raising children without consistent male role models, the importance of community and extended family, and how to answer difficult questions that children ask.

Apr 222010
 

On the April 18 Wake-Up Call, host Sean McCord looks at the Living Wage campaign with representatives from Workers and Students United (WASU), a campaign to support labor rights and a living wage for all UVA workers.

Wake-Up Call: Psychic Lee Channing

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Apr 052010
 

On the April 04 edition of WNRN’s Sunday Morning Wake-Up Call, Rick Moore welcomes returning favorite guest Lee Channing, Intuitive Consultant. The many people who called the show had questions about jobs, travel, relationships, and the future.

Wake-Up Call: Youth and Social Networking

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Feb 212010
 

On the Feb. 21 editon of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with UVA Psychology professor Amori Mikami and grad student Dave Szwedo on a recently completed eight-year study they did about youth and internet social networking, and how it affects face-to-face social behavior.