News Broadcaster Victoria Gaither had an opportunity to talk with Victor J. Schoenbach, Ph.D. retired Epidemiologist who taught at UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the conservation picks up with Victor explaining what he did for so many years and his contributions to his field. Thank you for your time on this day Victor. For more information, click this link http://www.epidemiolog.net/vjs/
News Broadcaster Victoria Gaither talks with Bobby Johnson Jr. seasoned ski instructor and the first Black man to hold a position of ski school director in Vermont. This conversation takes place at Killington Ski Resort. Bobby talks about the industry and why having people of color on the slopes matter. He also created a Facebook group Follow the Snow, a community for skiers and snowboarders to posts about their experiences following the snow.
Broadcaster and Podcaster Victoria Gaither sits down with DAVE MANNING, the owner, and operator of BLACK DOG SPORTS in Killington, Vermont, to talk about the ski industry, global warming, Covid, and equipment. This conversation takes place early in the morning inside Black Dog Sports, located inside Mountain Green Resort. Victoria has interviewed Dave before and written about his waxing technique, which he explains in this podcast. To learn more, click the link https://blackdogdeals.com
Vermont Snow-groomer Brian Hughes sits down with Broadcaster Victoria Gaither to talk Middlebury Snow Bowl, being featured on New Hampshire’s WMUR news, a new audience of groovy people, retirement, global warming, and winter ski season 2023. Victoria has covered Brian’s career for 3 years and frequently has a one-on-one sit down with him. Today's conversation takes place in Killington, Vermont, and we pick up the conversation with Brian talking about Middlebury Snow Bowl and the Rikert Outdoor Center.
It’s been a while since I caught up with International Wellologist, Fitness Expert, and my friend Candice Camille. Today, I interviewed her inside her car as we prepared for a challenge run at Allen Pond Park in Bowie, Maryland. In this podcast, Candice talks about why finishing matters, her wellness journey, and why investing in yourself is the ultimate gift.
Every December Businesswoman Hillary Tattersall of Chicks Picks by Hillary rents out 17,000 square feet of retail space and opens her popular Christmas Pop-up shop at One Loudoun in Ashburn, Virginia. In this podcast episode Hillary talks about the shop and why she keeps doing it. Plus, why you can find everything on your Christmas list! Follow her on IG at hillaryschickspick.
Emmy Award Winning Journalist Victoria Gaither sits down with Monica Shire who along with her husband Tim owns and runs Cob Hill Farm. Along with the farm, they run three separate camp sites, each with their own personality and adventure. Monica an avid beekeeper, lover of outdoors, and an educator with over 20 years of experience in pre-kindergarten and first grade talks about her life and why bees matter. To learn more her camp sites click the link https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/50320356?source_impression_id=p3_1663514240_egn0XRBmc4mpfWK8
News Broadcaster Victoria Gaither sits down with motivator, trainer, and all-around beautiful human beings Kristina Shearin who just opened Sweat Society KW in Key West, FL. Kristina who takes a different approach to exercising the body shares her passion for health and motivation.
News Broadcaster Victoria Gaither sits down with Captain Forrest Shearin of Gone Coastal Charter in Key West, Florida. Captain Shearin originally from Deltaville, Virginia, talks about his passion for being on the water and advice about boating. Plus, how he enjoys taking passengers out on the water. https://www.gonecoastalcharterskw.com/
Storyteller and Photojournalist Victoria Gaither sit down with Calista Budrow, owner, and operator along with her husband, Brian of GreenSpell, a plant shop in Rutland, Vermont. Calista talks about her passion for house plants, how the shop started, and advice on caring for house plants. To learn more follow them on Instagram at @greenspell_plantshop or visit https://www.green-spell.com/
Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster & Photographer Victoria Gaither has a conversation with Emily and Sarah Hyatt in Berlin, Maryland at the Snowball Stand. The sisters explain how their jewelry and accessories business came about. Fresh, Fabulous, and Fancy describes the line of jewelry and accessories. Emily and Sarah didn’t see what they were looking for in the market and decided to make their own jewelry. The girl’s grandmother Marlene Faye Hyatt is also a big inspiration and influence on the line. In their first-ever interview hear what the sisters have to say. To see the line click https://www.etsy.com/shop/ForeverFayeCo Plus, follow them on Instagram, TikTok, and Pinterest under the name Forever Faye Co
Designer Mark Burnett sees the Martin Henry Freeman sculpture in Downtown Rutland Vermont for the first time. Mark’s design was chosen for the project. Freeman the first Black President of an American College is from Rutland and along with Sculpturist Don Ramey, Mark helped bring Freeman to life. Hear Mark’s thoughts on the sculpture and why it was important to view it during Black History Month.
Snowmaker Brian Hughes sits down with Broadcaster Victoria Gaither to talk about 28 years of making snow and working at Killington Ski Resort in Killington, Vermont. Brian a well-known fixture in Killington tells the story of how he landed in Vermont and what bugs him the most about visitors to the mountain. You can follow the king of snowmaking on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/brianhughes6522/
Broadcaster Victoria Gaither speaks with Rob DiTursi owner of Crossfit Rising Star in Rutland, Vermont. Rob talks about a mural on the side of his building that he hopes inspires recovering addicts. The mural painted by Lmnopi is called, 'Rise Up' Rob explains was an idea that came from his heart. To help and learn more https://www.gofundme.com/f/addicted-to-life-not-drugs-help-recovery-begin
Broadcaster and Photojournalist, Victoria Gaither, sits down with the parents of Killington, Vermont snowboarding whiz, Harley Ruffle, known locally as Lil Homie. Jill and Gary Ruffle discuss how the 3-year-old toddler who barely talks got into snowboarding and how they manage his time. Both, Jill and Gary ski so it was a surprise when Harley through encouragement from Darkside Snowboards put Lil Homie on a snowboard and as Jill tells it the rest is history. You can follow the toddler superstar at https://www.instagram.com/lilhomie802/
American Journalist Victoria Gaither has a one on one conversation with Professional Skier and Snowboarder Dave Manning about how the ski industry has changed, tips for getting off the green trails, and why he is blessed. Dave owns Black Dog Sports in Killington, Vermont. Black Dog Sports has been around for 25 years in Killington, Vermont. Dave is known as one of the country's best ski tuners. http://blackdogdeals.com/
Broadcaster and Photojournalist Victoria Gaither speaks with Hotel Photographer Daniel Truitt from Rehoboth Beach, Delaware about how Covid19 has created another opportunity while he waits for Maryland and Delaware Beach resorts to reopen. Daniel makes facial masks for workers at On the Bay seafood in Ocean City, MD.
Barry Mariner of Windmill Creek Vineyard and Winery is sharing land from his farm to help create a community garden called The Victory Garden. Barry tells Broadcaster and Photojournalist Victoria Gaither how he came up with the idea and why he hopes other farmers around the world follow suit. Barry says all the land has been claimed and perhaps Covid19 will get us back to basics in the world.
American Journalist Victoria Gaither and New Zealand Broadcast Stu Frith bring you up to date on news of interest in New Zealand and America. Listen weekly for more news as Victoria joins you in Washington and Stu in New Zealand.
American Journalist Victoria Gaither talks with Kapiti Coast Photographer Joanna Piatek after the International Women’s Day event at the Southward Car Museum in Kapiti, New Zealand. Joanna originally from Sweden splits her time in New Zealand and her home country talks to Victoria about taking pictures and confident in being a women.
American Journalist Victoria Gaither and New Zealand Broadcaster Stu Frith are live at Americarna in New Plymouth, a week long event showing off muscle cars, hot dogs, and American flags. The event celebrates America culture.