Tuesday, April 20, 2010

4/21 - Paula Zahn, Eric Leiserson, Mike Straham, Karl Champley,Myron Butler,

 Paula Zahn -  "On The Case"
A 30-year news veteran, journalist Paula Zahn most recently anchored for CNN where she was based in the network's New York bureau and hosted the primetime show Paula Zahn Now.  Before joining CNN, Zahn was the host of The Edge with Paula Zahn, a daily news program on Fox News Channel. She joined Fox in 1999 as anchor of its evening news program, The Fox Report.  Previously she spent ten years at CBS News, where she co-hosted CBS Morning News and anchored the CBS Evening News Saturday Edition.  Earlier, Zahn served as co-anchor of World News This Morning and anchored news segments of Good Morning America on ABC. Throughout her career, Zahn has interviewed dignitaries and newsmakers, including former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford, Cuban President Fidel Castro, former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev, first lady Betty Ford, civil rights leader Stokely Carmichael, and human rights activist Winnie Mandela.  Zahn has won nine Emmy Awards, the National Commission of Working Women Broadcasting Award and an AWRT Award for reporting on gender bias in education.

Michael Strahan  NFL Super Bowl XLII Champion NFL superstar and New York Giants’ defensive end, Houston native, and Texas Southern University graduate Michael Strahan, who retired from the NFL after completing his 15th season with the Giants and helping to lead them to their dramatic Super Bowl win over the New England Patriots~the second most-watched Super Bowl in history.

Eric Leiserson - Senior Research Analyst   Fiserv
Every year, paper checks use over 600 million gallons of fuel and add over 3 million tons of CO2 to the environment. But over the last ten years, businesses saved a total of $6.7 billion by switching to paperless statements and payments, AND IF 20 precent of households went paperless, they would saved 150 million pounds of paper or 1.8 million trees. ERIC is available to discuss a new survey's findings with regards to paperless statements, bills, and payments. Who has gone paperless, who has not, and why? In this role, Leiserson’s responsibilities include the development of consumer related electronic billing and payment research, adoption strategies and marketing programs for its Biller Solution’s Division.

Karl Champley  - HGTV
Australian native Karl Champley is a certified environmental home inspector and award winning Master Builder, home inspector and building consultant for commercial and residential construction in both the USA and Australia. He is a true craftsman who loves to help homeowners get out of trouble and teach them how to get back on their feet, use tools correctly and acquire new do-it-yourself skills. He is a familiar face on the DIY Network and HGTV and has hosted over 200 episodes viewed in over 95 million homes in the US and is seen in Australia, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Turkey and several other countries around the world. Episodes have also been aired on US Airways, American Airlines and United Airlines and his shows have received Telly and Aurora Awards. Karl has also been the expert, host and consultant to many specials including the International Builders show in Orlando, Florida which is the world’s largest builders show. Karl is also a Radio Host of "Home Live" - Voice of The Handyman Club of America and a regular contributor "Popular Science Radio", which is syndicated via the Radio America Network.

Myron Butler Grammy Award Winning  Singer-songwriter
Myron Butler is a Grammy award winning record producer, singer-songwriter, music director, vocalist, organist, and pianist. Most notably, he is known as the leader of the gospel choir, Myron Butler & Levi. Since 1997, he's worked as a vocal director and backup singer for several notable artists. Heart disease and stroke are major health risks for all people. But African Americans are at particularly high risk. Consider this: · African Americans have almost twice the risk of first-ever strokes compared to whites. · African Americans have higher death rates for stroke compared to whites. · The prevalence of high blood pressure in African Americans in the United States is the highest in the world.

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