WKOK Sunrise Friday, December 15, 2017:
6:10am: Freddi Carlip, and Mariasha Baumgarten, on Chabad of Lewisburg growing the Jewish community in Lewisburg, the new menorah in Hufnagle Park, and the ‘love and joy’ they hope to share and celebrate (Recorded excerpt of previous interview).
7:10am: Dwayne Heisler, progressive idealist, union organizer, state and local Democratic leader ,and businessman, on trying to find good government, some big issues in the past week, and upcoming activities.
7:40am: Movie Mike McGranaghan, professional movie critic, author, and women-in-cinema advocate, with his review of ‘Wonder Wheel’ and he’ll have words about new movies. We’ll discuss entertainment news, including Jada Pinkett Smith lashing out at the Golden Globes, the death of Pat DiNizio, and the latest on #metoo.
On The Mark with co-host Ben Reichley:
8:30am to 9:15am: Jimmy Chen, Assistant Professor of Management, Bucknell University, on modern retailing, Black Friday and where the jobs will be in the retail industry this Christmas, and in the decades ahead. We’ll discuss empty storefronts, repurposed malls, how stores today are buying, storing and selling merchandise.
9:30am: Joanne Troutman, President and CEO, Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce, on the impact of the GOP tax plan on charitable giving. Some giving today is incentivized (or completely driven) by federal tax deductions, but those deductions are going away. We’ll discuss the potential impact on non-profits, and how they’ll respond.