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2 guys, 2 drinks, 2 snacks! Plus fun talk about anything and everything in their personal lives and pop culture. Look for new episodes weekly.
“Thee Elmer Hinnershitz (evereebodys favorite PA. Dutch radio personalitie) andt his goot pal Tucker talk bout things going on an such. New episodes every Wednesday!”
“Albright Out Loud is a podcast about the inspiring stories, innovative experiences and vibrant community on our campus. Host Jacquelyn S. Fetrow, Ph.D., President and alumna of Albright College, interviews students, alumni, staff, faculty and community members to explore the impactful learning that empowers Albrightians to success and personal fulfillment during college and beyond!”
“Christopher and Tyler discuss their perspective on growing up bi-racial through various topics and of course….beer.”
I have been a licensed realtor for over a decade and have sold 100s of homes. I have worked with clients from all over the world & have learned a thing or two. I started investing in real estate about 5 years ago and have built a small team during the process. I’m here to share some of my knowledge and if possible, help a person or two succeed on their real estate journey. You can expect special guests with a wealth of knowledge in their specialized industries as well as some laughter to keep it light. I’m here to keep real estate simple while showing you tips & tricks in the industry.
“Hi! I’m Jane Stahl—retired high school English teacher and Director of Community Relations at Studio B Fine Art Gallery in Boyertown, Pennsylvania. My guests and I hope that in the few minutes you spend with us you’ll be surprised and delighted to meet someone new, become aware of projects going on in your neighborhood, and maybe entertain a new way to look at the world! Meet interesting, passionate folks and learn about what they’re doing to make life better for all of us! What the world needs now is inspiration.”
“A podcast about my rocky and rewarding journey to my ancestral land and finding my PA Dutch roots in the Oley Valley.”
“For related and unrelated sisters everywhere co-hosted by Alexandra Hodge and Astrid Ferguson. Every week, Alex and Astrid call each other to discuss the complexities of motherhood, sisterhood, identity struggles, dating as a single mother, sex and much more. We’re real Latinx sisters who are fiercely opinionated, and not afraid to realtalk each other about everything from (men)strual cycles and body shaming to the Platanos versus Yuccas debates and current identity life drama. We highlight women who are both trying to keep it together and got it all figured out. We also care deeply about the lived experiences of BIPOC and Lantinx women who are just trying to get through the week. We’re here for every facet of women’s humanity because we are a community, a nation of CYS everywhere.”
“Hosted by Marquise Richards, Marie Sykes, Brianna Tyson, & Dayquan Williams, Dear Reading is a podcast that highlights how Reading has shaped us while also discussing pop cultures & news. We’re looking to promote local businesses & artists.”
“Bill and Casey are outspoken kids from the ’80s. They dig deep into classic pop culture with conversations and interviews with the performers you know and love. But we don’t ask generic questions. We even let our audience get in on the fun with their own submitted questions.”
“Abilities in Motion is promoting diversity in local media while pursuing technology to reach more people. Tune in to our podcast, Disability Talks, for real conversation, no-nonsense talk from everyday people with disabilities living their most independent everyday lives.”
“The Energy in the Room Podcast, hosted by Sarah Matarella, Masters of Arts in Organizational Leadership & Development student and Graduate Assistant of communications at the O’Pake Institute, is for anyone in the Berks County and Alvernia communities and beyond looking to learn about the advancements and happenings in the area. You’ll hear from community leaders, entrepreneurs, members of the Alvernia community and active residents in the area and what energy they bring into the room.”
Join Liberty Environmental’s experts in discussing topics of current interest in the environmental field, as they affect business and industry. This podcast is an informative and engaging discussion about environmental challenges by specialists in environmental due diligence, site remediation, air quality, regulatory compliance, natural resources, and other areas.
“An awesome podcast featuring awesome people! Host Freddy Vasquez talks to citizens of triumph in a world of despair. Take a listen to true stories of people just like you and me taking risks, striving for the top, and letting us in on secrets to their success.”
“Growth Now Movement is hosted by Entrepreneur and Public Speaker Justin Schenck and has been chosen by INC Magazine as a Top 8 podcast every Entrepreneur should follow.”
“Host Joel Sharp, with Producer Jared Piccone, lead the boys from Red Horse Hair Studio (Shane Anthony, Sisco Collazo, Sean Boyle, and Joel “Guapo” Capellupo) through their nonsensical banter from the cutting-room floor and deliver it in this hilarious no-holds-barred podcast. From conspiracies and monsters, to ghosts and surreal true life, your squishy brain will be filled with much of the awesome.”
“Successful business leaders have discovered that in order to make their businesses work they need to “humanize” every aspect of their business. Humanizing profit takes the emphasis solely off of the currency exchange and creates a much more powerful human transaction that permeates through every part of the business. Hosted by Craig Poole, General Manager of the DoubleTree by Hilton at Reading.”
“Welcome to the whispers between girlfriends, the sleepover chatter that nobody else gets to hear, the secret truth behind the fiction. Host & novelist, Amy Impellizzeri, interviews the biggest authors with this year’s best sellers and gets down and deep to reveal the true inspiration behind the story.”
“La Ronda Del Barrio podcast offers insight on community issues through stories and storytelling. At La Ronda, we don’t claim to have solutions, but we believe in the constructive power of wrestling with issues in order to find them. In this metaphoric dance, we provide a space where we can weave beauty out of our disadvantages. Exploration of immigrant issues like machismo, stories of frontier crossing, dealing with pity, and what it means to be an immigrant child. These experiences provide a glimpse of current cultural and social ideas impacting Latinos in our community. The opinions expressed during the episode do not necessarily reflect the views of Barrio Alegría.”
“If children can be curious, why can’t young adults? No Questions Asked is a podcast where young adults can ask any and all types of questions relating to their life. Join your host, Sherrin, as she asks these curious questions and answers them based on information researched or her own thoughts and opinions. New episodes every Tuesday.” #askitanyway
“Russell Farbiarz, Esq. hosts this podcast featuring business owners, operators, and influencers in the Berks County area.”
“We talk about the music we love, Black Metal, Thrash Metal, Doom Metal, Death Metal, Gridcore, a little punk and a little hardcore. We play small label bands and local acts. We talk beers from craft breweries and we BS a lot! It’s a fun podcast where we talk about the shows that we loved and all the antics that come along with them. Come along for a crazy ride to our music, beer, and memories!!!”
“West Lawn UMC provides a weekly podcast. Associate Pastor Chris Hardy interviews congregants about their faith experiences.”
“Ride along with Brotha Jones and ZeeZee as they navigate through the highs and the lows of worldly topics and explore exactly what it is that has them stuck in thought throughout the week.”
“Designed to combat injustice in our community through education, dialogue, and storytelling. We discuss topics surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion. It is entirely youth driven and hosted, with support from Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading.”
“Shining a light on the power of creativity in PA communities, produced by Keystone Edge in partnership with The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.”
“Join us each week for a new episode of The RACC Podcast hosted by Sonia Rieger.”
“People, places, and things to do. Get to know your community with Reading Magazine. Have a story? We want to hear it.”
“Casual conversations about everything having to do w/ Real Estate… and YOU! It’s a fun laid back format, that explores all the various pieces of the Real Estate World..”
“Providing community awareness on substance abuse disorders by utilizing lived life experiences to share strength, hope, and encouragement to those still sick and suffering or family and friends who may have a loved one imprisoned by the deadly disease of addiction. Transformations also invites guests who work in the field of substance use disorders to elaborate on the services they provide and where to seek for help within Berks County. Transformations is an advocate for Harm Reduction and helps people to understand how to meet the population where they are at, and where to obtain Narcan and Fentanyl tests and how to use them. The goal is to give people tools so they live another day and eventually seek the help they so rightfully deserve.”
“We are cultivating a global movement of women supporting women; women supporting women in motherhood, entrepreneurship, relationships, self-love, education, and so much more! We inspire each other to make an impact on this world for the better. Be sure to like, share and subscribe to Uncommon Women!”
Produced by Jay Fritshaffer with Pagoda City Records, “You Made It!” invites artists, makers, and creatives from Reading, PA and beyond to sit down to recap their creative journey and ponder on what “making it” personally means to them. Through chats, questions, and lots of laughs, “You Made It!” dives deeper into discovering more about the talented artists in the community of Reading, PA. Follow along as Lady, Emily, and Natalie celebrate the artist’s journey, discover how we’re all stronger together, and acknowledge the connections it takes to truly “make it.”
Opinions expressed in podcasts do not necessarily reflect the views or position of Berks Community Television.
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