Sean McCord

Wake-Up Call: Snowpocalypse, Morgan Harrington, and other local news

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Feb 072010
 

On the Feb. 07 Wake-Up Call, the scheduled guest was snowbound and unable to appear, so host Rick Moore and producer Sean McCord — aided by WNRN Station Manager Mike Friend and Bluegrass Sunday Morning host Rusty Cempre — take calls and talk about local news events. Topics include the community response to this winter’s snowstorms, the Morgan Harrington case, Virginia’s new Governor, and other stories in the news.

Wake-Up Call: Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

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Jan 312010
 

On the Jan. 31 episode of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Beth Panilaitis of Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty, a statewide citizens’ organization dedicated to educating the public about alternatives to the death penalty.

Wake-Up Call: Writerhouse

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Jan 242010
 

On the Jan. 24 Wake-Up Call, Rick talks with Rachel Unkefer, Vice-President and founding member of Writerhouse, a local initiative to promote the creation and appreciation of literature and to encourage the development of writers. Joining the conversation are Carey Morton, instructor, and Abbey Egner, young writer.

Local Democrats on the future of the party

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Dec 132009
 

At the November 21 Democratic breakfast, a panel of Virginia Democratic Party leaders spoke about the future of the party following the recent and disappointing elections. The panel included:

  • David Brown, Charlottesville City Councilor and Committee member
  • Sarah Buckley, aide to Delegate David Toscano, organizer of Charlottesville-Albemarle Young Democrats and Vice President for Campaigns for the Virginia Young Democrats
  • Anna Scholl, Finance Director for Congressman Perriello
  • Chris Dumler, veteran from the Cynthia Neff campaign and 2008 coordinated campaign
  • Don Mark, Political Director for the Democratic Party of Virginia.

Paul Martin, professor at UVA’s Batten School for Public Policy moderated the discussion.

Wake-Up Call: Beer!

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Dec 132009
 

On the Dec. 13 Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore chats with Marc Smith, High Quality Beer Consultant for Virginia Eagle Distributing (and host of WNRN’s Saturday morning Grateful Dead and Friends) about different kinds of beers, the difference between micro and craft brewing, as well as trends and marketing. Joining the show on the phone are Andrew Miller of Magic Hat Brewing Co. and Hugh Sisson of Clipper City Beer.

Wake-Up Call: Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) 30th anniversary

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Nov 152009
 

On the Nov. 15 Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore helps the Sexual Assault Resource Agency (SARA) celebrate its 30th anniversary with Michele Zehr, Outreach Advocate and Sexual Assault Resource Team (SART) Coordinator; and Aaron Miller, Child Advocate.

Oct 182009
 

On the Oct. 18 Wake-Up Call, Rick talks with Dr. Peter Heymann, head of Pediatric Allergy and Respiratory Medicine at the UVA Medical Center, in a comprehensive discussion about food allergies and increasing allergic responses.

Wake-Up Call with Intuitive Analyst- Lee Channing

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Oct 152009
 

Lee Channing is an intuitive analyst who appeared on the Wake-Up Call,  who talks about the feelings behind colors, relationships with pets, and personal experiences. Channing has a business in Charlottesville called Spirits Evolving.

Oct 042009
 

On the October 04 Wake-Up Call, Rick talks with members of VOCAL (Virginia Organization of Consumers Asserting Leadership), a statewide nonprofit organization of people in mental health recovery.

Vets 4 Vets, and Pledge Week

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Sep 272009
 

It’s Pledge Week at WNRN! Rick talks with MaryEllen Wooten of Vets4Vets, a non-partisan organization dedicated to helping Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans reconnect through peer support.

Sep 202009
 

On the Sept. 20 edition of the Wake-Up Call, host Rick Moore talks with Jack Marshall, President of Advocates for a Sustainable Albemarle Population (ASAP).

Wake-Up Call: Literacy and our Community

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Sep 132009
 

On the Sept. 13 edition of the Wake-Up Call, Rick talks with Jackie Bright, Executive Director of Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle (LVCA). Joining them in the studio is Shawn Mulligan, a volunteer tutor at LVCA, and Vu Nguyen, the owner of Zinc restaurant, which employs LVCA students.