KKIM 1000 AM & KXKS 1090/ WWLN 1080AM / WDZY1290AM / 103.3FM KWDF 840AM / 99.7FM 12/01/2018

Our first guest is Antonello (Tony) Punturieri, M.D., Ph.D.,
Program Director, Division of Lung Diseases at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He will discuss COPD – what it is, who’s at risk and how diagnosis and treatment can improve one’s quality of life. For more information on COPD and resources, visit NHLBI’s COPD Learn More Breather Better® website, www.COPD.nhlbi.nih.gov




Our next guest is Renowned Actor Hugh Bonneville of “Downton Abbey”on Masterpiece Theatre. Mr. Bonneville  and Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster will star as guest narrator and musical artist respectively, in the beloved annual holiday television special “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir” on PBS and BYU TV. “Christmas with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir” is a storied tradition that dates back decades. Foster and Bonneville join a rich roster of guests that has traveled to Salt Lake City over the years to star in the phenomenon. Gladys Knight, Angela Lansbury, Bryn Terfel, Audra McDonald, Renée Fleming, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Natalie Cole, David Archuleta, Deborah Voigt, Santino Fontana, Laura Osnes and Rolando Villazón, among others, have performed as musical guest artists. And Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough, Hollywood star John Rhys-Davies (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy), Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jane Seymour (“Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman”), legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite and the Muppets® from “Sesame Street” have served as narrators. This is the 15th consecutive year a 60-minute version of the programs will air on PBS stations. The annual program is a culmination of over 170 years of musical excellence by the iconic Choir. Founded in August 1847 by a small group of frontier settlers just 29 days after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, the Choir has evolved into a world-recognized, Grammy award-winning musical organization that is unparalleled in its size, history, reach and versatility. The special has been the top-viewed holiday program on PBS nearly every year for the past 14 years. BYU TV, a nationwide family entertainment network that produces the broadcast and co-presents it to millions of viewers worldwide alongside WGBH will air the full 90-minute version at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, Dec. 20.



Our last guest is Chuck Gorman,Vice President, Entertainment and Electronics of Barnes & Noble. He launched and is responsible for the Music and DVD departments in all Barnes & Noble stores. Mr. Gorman has more than 15 years of experience working in merchandising for the music industry. From 1990 until 1992, he worked as a merchant for Trans World Entertainment Corp. Previously, he worked at a regional music chain in a variety of operational and merchandising positions. He began his career in the music business working as a freelance musician in Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Mr. Gorman graduated with a BA from the Cleveland Institute of Music. For more information go to https://www.barnesandnoble.com/

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WDZY1290AM/103.3FM- KWDF 840AM/99.7FM 06-24-2017

Dr. James Kiley, Director of the Division of Lung Diseases at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He discusses the first ever COPD National Action Plan  and how patients and health providers can work better together, and how your listeners can help raise awareness about COPD in their communities.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), along with federal and nonfederal partners, recently released the first-ever COPD National Action Plan, a detailed, patient-centered roadmap for addressing one of the most urgent health concerns facing Americans. The plan was released at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Washington, DC. NHLBI is part of the National Institutes of Health.



Michael Biltz – Managing Director – Accenture Technology Vision- discusses The New Tech Trends for 2017 an how Accenture’s Technology Vision Predicts a Future of Technology for People, by People.

Mr. Blitz is the managing director with Accenture, leading the company’s Technology Vision R&D group responsible for developing the annual vision report. Through Accenture’s Technology Vision, Michael defines Accenture’s perspective on the future of technology beyond the current conversations to focus on how technology will impact the way we work and live. The Technology Vision is used externally to help Accenture’s clients filter through the changes in the technology marketplace to understand which technologies will have the greatest impact on them over the next three years. Internally, Accenture uses it to guide research, development & investments.  For more information go to www.accenture.com

Nick Lund – Senior Manager for Landscape Conservation at the NPCA . Mr. Lund will be  talking  about the report and how nearby development can have devastating impacts on national parks, their resources, and the visitor experience including:
· Marred viewscapes
· Sound and light pollution
· Damage to wilderness landscapes
· Disruptions to park wildlife
· Air and water quality

Finally, Mr. Lund will give tips on how local communities can get involved and have a say in how their economies develop. Energy development on public lands does not have to come at the expense of protecting our national parks For more information please visit www.npca.org

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