Our first guest is Rick Horrow, host, Power of Sports TV. We’re all looking for good news and inspiring stories on television – well, look no further. The new Power of Sports TV show illustrates what’s possible when people come together through sports to uplift their local community. Monthly segments share inspiring stories of people, organizations and communities’ that are creating opportunities for youth to thrive through sports – motivating them to stay in school and prepare for life beyond the classroom.
Hosted by sports industry insider Rick Horrow, aka the “Sports Professor”, Power of Sports takes viewers into conversations with influential thought leaders to understand how different sports and business organizations are engaging America’s youth to help drive positive social change. Each 30-minute episode focuses on a US city and highlights local leaders who are creating opportunities to inspire today’s youth through sports.
The Power of Sports TV show will air on Fox Sports stations nationwide and is presented by Group One Thousand One. For More Information Connect with the Show on Twitter @PowerofSportsTV and click here for show times.
Our second guest is Dr. Amanda Graham, Senior Vice President of Innovations and a research investigator at the Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute®. She will be discussing the program BecomeAnEX for individuals who are trying to quit smoking need more than just a wellness program. They need specialized tobacco addiction treatment designed to fit their daily lives and preferences. With BecomeAnEX, smokers can connect with experts and peers however they want, whenever they want, for as long as they need. Developed in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and brought to you by Truth Initiative, BecomeAnEX delivers proven quit-smoking treatments via interactive quitting tools and video, expert chat, text message, email and an active social network of thousands of smokers and ex-smokers.
The EX Program — a digital product built on the research and technology of BecomeAnEX – is an added layer to the plan that employers can offer to their employees. Graham holds two positions at Truth Initiative, a national public health organization that is inspiring tobacco-free lives and building a culture where all youth and young adults reject tobacco. She is senior vice president of Innovations and a research investigator at the Truth Initiative Schroeder Institute®. She is also an adjunct professor of oncology at Georgetown University Medical Center and a member of the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
For nearly 20 years, Graham’s NIH-funded research has focused on developing, evaluating and optimizing technology-based quit-smoking interventions. Her work has primarily involved Internet interventions and online social networks, but she has also written about the unique measurement and methodological challenges in conducting technology-based research. For nearly 20 years, Graham’s NIH-funded research has focused on developing, evaluating and optimizing technology-based quit-smoking interventions. Her work has primarily involved Internet interventions and online social networks, but she has also written about the unique measurement and methodological challenges in conducting technology-based research.
Our second guest is Rebecca Lindland- Executive Analyst, Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com, will discuss the future of the automotive world and how these electrified vehicles will be shaping the industry. Rebecca will share exclusive Kelley Blue Book survey results that showcase what Americans care about when shopping EV’s. She will also discuss the benefits of a plug-in hybrids, like the all new Honda Clarity, and the flexibility they provide by allowing one to drive in zero-emissions EV mode or taping into a gasoline engine when you need it – and much more!