Our guests today are our expert in film and TV, Kerry Wallum, Actor, Producer, director and former Hollywood stunt man. He is joined today with Elle Jewell and Ashley Yeates they discuss the new TV Series A Cowboys’ Song.
The producer joining Kerry are his co-creator Elle Jewell that worked with Kerry to create A Cowboy’s Song. Elle Jewell is director, producer, actress for A Cowboy’s Song, and her newest is Grob coming out 2019.
Ashley Yeates is an attorney, actress and performer and Host of the new TV show A Cowboy’s Song. The Cowboy’s Song is a contest that has each country artist gets a one-liner in an envelope from the producers of the show. They then have one week to write a song including that one-liner. They then record the song and perform it for a live audience. Featuring Jesse Huggins, Kelly Kenning, Ashley Yeates .
Angelica Hale, runner up on last year’s America’s Got Talent, had a difficult road to travel to achieve what she has at such a young age. At just 4, she was diagnosed with sepsis, resulting in multiple organ failures necessitating a kidney transplant from her mother. Now 11 years old, Angelica has partnered with Sepsis Alliance to use her platform to raise awareness of the condition and the importance of identifying the signs and symptoms fast through a new campaign, It’s About Time. As part of the campaign, Angelica is set to debut a new song highlighting the need to persevere in times of strife and her personal experience with sepsis. September 13th was the anniversary of Angelica’s kidney transplant, and at the gala, Angelica will be named the recipient of the Erin Kay Flatley Spirit Award, created by Dr. Carl Flatley, Sepsis Alliance founder, in memory of his daughter Erin Kay Flatley who unnecessarily passed away from sepsis. The award is given to individuals and organizations that bring Erin’s generous spirit to the fight against sepsis. Finally, in September, Sepsis Alliance will also release the findings from their annual “Sepsis Awareness Survey,” to highlight strides made in recognizing sepsis, and gaps still left to fill.
Our next guest is Brian Babka, MD, sports medicine, Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He treats children and adults who need non-surgical treatment of athletic injuries and is the team physician for Northern Illinois University athletics. Dr. Babka also dedicates his time to numerous community college and high school athletic teams. His areas of interest include concussion care, overuse injuries, running medicine, and sports performance.He will be discussing issues surrounding sports injuries and sports safety. From sprains to concussions, he can speak to ways to avoid injury, recognizing signs and symptoms, and treatments options for when injuries do occur. Dr. Babka specializes in providing concussion care, one of the biggest health news stories in recent years for both professional and student athletes. There are varying methods of concussion care and Dr. Babka believes in helping families and patients understand their personalized concussion diagnosis and putting a treatment plan in place that is specific to each individual patient. For more information please visit www.nw.com/radio