Fairfax Radio 11/14/2017

Suzanne Whang is a television host, actor, stand-up comedian, emcee, keynote speaker, political activist, minister, radio host, published author, and stage 4 breast cancer survivor.  In her spare time, she sleeps.  she will discuss Surviving Stage 4 Breast Cancer.  She has been on numerous TV shows as well as starred in Numerous movies. She wrote,starred in and produced a one person solo show about her surviving cancer called “Cracked Open”

Suzanne was the host of House Hunters, the #1 rated show on HGTV (Home & Garden Television Network) for almost ten years, and she also hosted the hit spinoff show, House Hunters International.  Suzanne co-hosted live coverage of the Academy Awards for Oscar.com with Dave Karger of Entertainment Weekly, and the show won an Emmy.  You might have also seen Suzanne host Homes of Our Heritage: Great American Women, Homes of Pasadena, Blitz Build 2000, Holiday Windows, and The Making of the Rose Parade on HGTV, and GSN Live on the Game Show Network.  She had a great time as Dick Clark’s co-host on TV’s Censored Bloopers for NBC, while concurrently co-hosting New Attitudes on Lifetime Television. Prior to that, she was a field host/fill-in co-host for FOX After Breakfast with Tom Bergeron, and a field host for Breakfast Time, Personal FX, and The Pet Department on FX.  Suzanne received a NAMIC Award nomination for her work on Breakfast Time.

As an author, Suzanne’s first published book was entitled Suzanne Whang’s Guide to Happy Home Buying.  The book uses Suzanne’s lighthearted style and sense of humor to deliver great information about the home buying process.  She also incorporates the law of attraction from quantum physics into the process of manifesting the home of your dreams.

Suzanne is a stage 4 breast cancer survivor and thriver, and is now completely cancer-free.  She is writing a book about her miraculous journey back to health.

When she is in LA, she teaches and leads The Playing Field, a creative space and community for performers and artists of all types at all levels. It is a safe, sacred, fun gathering where members can start a new dream, resurrect a broken dream, or polish a thriving dream. Email her at funny@suzannewhang.com if you are interested in more information.

Suzanne is a graduate of Yale University with a B.A. in Psychology, and holds a Master’s Degree in Cognitive Psychologyfrom Brown University.

So even though she was named one of People Magazine’s 100 Most Beautiful People (2006), she’s also wicked smart.

Suzanne is represented by a wonderful agent named Eddie Culbertson.  They have been working together for 15 years. Contact:  Eddie Culbertson, The Culbertson Group, 323-650-9454

For more information on Suzanne go to her website at https://www.suzannewhang.com/ Also if you want  to watch her videos at: https://www.suzannewhang.com/videos/

WDZY1290AM/103.3FM- KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 11-11-2017

Our first guest is Papatya Tankut, R.Ph and  Vice President of Pharmacy Affairs for CVS Health. She discusses discusses this year’s  flu season and  recent survey results, and breaks down the latest from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on flu vaccines and inform consumers on where to get vaccinated.

Papatya Tankut is Vice President of Pharmacy Affairs for CVS Health. Tankut is responsible for engaging with nonprofit, governmental and health-based organizations to expand CVS Health’s efforts to improve and enhance pharmacy care. Tankut began her career as a pharmacist at CVS Pharmacy in 1994. She has held various positions within the organization, including Vice President of Pharmacy Professional Services; Director, Pharmacy Recruiting and Professional Relations; and Manager of Professional and College Relations. In those roles she helped develop the company’s pharmacist recruitment strategies and initiatives, and oversaw the regulatory compliance, quality assurance and patient safety, and retail clinical services departments. Tankut graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. For more information go to CVS.com


Our next guests are David Mannino, M.D and Sean Cummings discussing COPD.

David Mannino. M.D helped to launch the COPD Foundation after his retirement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2004, where he worked in the Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch. At the COPD he served as a board member from 2004 through 2015, chairman of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee from 2010 through 2015, and Chief Scientific Officer from 2015 to 2017. Dr. Mannino recently joined GlaxoSmithKline as a regional medical expert.

Sean Cummings a COPD Expert and patient diagnosed with COPS  5 years ago will share his story. Sean brings awareness and understanding of what COPD is  and will outline ways to manage the often-challenging symptoms of COPD, both physically and mentally, he takes a positive and active approach to managing the disease. For more information go to COPD.com   https://youtu.be/Ncx9yvaz_Mk


Our final guest is Parenting author and lifestyle expert Jeannette Kaplun she discusses the subject: Empowering Teens through Smart Spending”. She shares Amazon Introduces a New Way for Teens to Shop Independently While Parents Stay in the Know.

Healthy spending habits are an important step to master on the road to adulthood. From birthday checks to a teenager’s first paycheck, learning how to save and making smart shopping decisions are essential skills for success in today’s world. Amazon has introduced a new way for teens to shop and enjoy the full Amazon experience in a safe and independent way while also empowering parents. This new program gives teens the freedom to explore, shop, and make buying decisions while their parents stay in the know.

With their own login, teens can shop independently while still keeping their parents informed so that they can course correct if needed. What’s more, parents can approve every order or set pre-approved spending limits, offering teens a customized level of autonomy that can change and grow as they do.

An award-winning journalist, spokesperson, TV personality, internationally recognized parenting author and lifestyle expert, Jeannette Kaplun has over 18 years of experience on TV, radio, online media and as a published writer in English and Spanish. Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Chile, Jeannette is truly bilingual and bicultural. A photography fan, Jeannette resides in Miami, Florida, with her husband and two children. In 2012 she was part of the Bloggers4Haiti group that visited Haiti two years after the earthquake and continues to be involved in helping the Haitian people. She is also an active supporter of ONE.org, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shot@Life, Share our Strength, Common Threads and other charities. For more information on Amazon’s new program go to amazon.com

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WCVX 1160 AM 11-11-2017

Our first guest today is American Legion’s First Female National Commander
U.S. Army veteran Denise H. Rohan. She discusses the American Legion and what she promotes ‘Family First’ agenda.

U.S. Army veteran Denise H. Rohan made history on Aug. 24 when she became the first woman to be elected to the top position of the nation’s largest veteran’s organization during The American Legion’s 99th National Convention. Her theme for her year: “Family First!”

“It is time to invite our communities into American Legion post homes to show America what we are all about,” she said. “There are families of deployed service members across the nation. There are Gold Star families who wonder if anyone truly understands their sacrifice. And there are young people in need of strong educational and patriotic programs. The American Legion Family is ready to assist and lead in all these areas. I am calling on American Legion posts across the country and even overseas to hold the largest Veterans Day dinners in the world so we can show the public that we are still serving America.”  This year marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I. Following the war, The American Legion was founded by a group of World War I veterans in Paris and dedicated itself to the four pillars of providing a strong national defense; care and rehabilitative programs for veterans; patriotic programs for young people; and Americanism. For more information go to www.americanlegion.com

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Our second guest is J.D. Crouch II- President and CEO, USO he discusses the USO PathfinderSM program.

Many people know that the USO supports service members throughout their time in uniform. This Veterans Day, the USO wants you to know that the USO is also there to help service members and their families when their military service to the nation is complete. Transitioning out of the military can be tough for the estimated 200,000 plus service members, who become civilians each year. The USO PathfinderSM program provides seamless access to relevant opportunities to successfully transition service members into thriving veterans. The program’s best-in-class services include:

Dr. J.D. Crouch II was elected by the USO Board of Governors to be the 23rd President and Chief Executive Officer of the United Service Organizations (USO), effective July 28, 2014. Dr. Crouch formerly served as Chief Executive Officer of QinetiQ North America (QNA) until May 2014. He was Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor from March 2005 until June 2007. Dr. Crouch served as U.S. Ambassador to Romania in 2004-2005 and as Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy from 2001-2003. Dr. Crouch has also served on several government advisory boards, currently including the Defense Policy Board. He has twice been awarded the Department of Defense Distinguished Public Service Medal. He received the Alumni Merit Award from the University of Southern California in 2006 and Military Merit Grand Cross with White Ribbon from the Kingdom of Spain in 2003. Dr. Crouch holds a Ph.D., M.A. and B.A. in International Relations from the University of Southern California.   For more information please visit: www.uso.org/programs/uso-pathfinder

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Our third guest is Stacy Stewart, President of the March of Dimes, her topic today is: March of Dimes 2017 Report Card Shows,
Premature Birth Rate Has Grown Worse for Second Straight Year!

Stacey D. Stewart joined the March of Dimes as its fifth President on January 1, 2017. In this role, Ms. Stewart promotes a global strategy around the organization’s mission to give all babies a health start in life. She is responsible for leading all aspects of the March of Dimes strategy, vision and programs. Ms. Stewart came to March of Dimes from United Way Worldwide, where she held several positions, most recently serving as its U.S. President. She holds an MBA in finance from the University of Michigan and a BA in economics from Georgetown University.(ENGLISH) For more information go to the www.marchofdimes.com

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Our next  guest is Shawn Achor, Happiness expert and author of New York Times best seller, The Happiness Advantage, he discusses tips on how to trade the stress of holiday travel for the joy of the season – from disconnecting from work to managing poor weather and making last-minute travel changes.

Shawn is a nationwide known positive psychology academic from Harvard, happiness researcher and speaker. He has become one of the world’s leading experts on the connection between happiness and science. He is the author of two New York Times best sellers, The Happiness Advantage and Before Happiness. Achor also has one of the most viewed TED talks in 2011 with over 15 million views. For more information go to http://www.shawnachor.com/


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