Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear

Hosted by Rodney Lear, this weekly show examines pertinent issues facing Cincinnati with open and honest discussion. Hear interviews with national celebrities, local leaders, authors, doctors, and experts on a wide range of topics.

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Latest Episodes

William Owens_9/24/23 (Segment #1)

William Owens, Author, Journey By Faith. Adventurer William Owens doesn’t just talk about a “faith journey” in theory. He demonstrates it by traveling the world by bike, train, bus and even motorcycle to engage in conversations with people from all walks of life about what it means to discover God’s will — and then fulfill it.  
Through his book, Journey By Faith, and the accompanying mobile app (available free for iOS and Android devices), audiences get an intimate look at a faith-based journey for the modern era during which Owens lives out his faith by example.

New School Year_Dr. Kien Vuu_Segment #2 (9/17/23)

Dr. Kien Vuu, Triple Board-Certified Physician. Dr. Kien Vuu, affectionately known as “Doctor V,” is a testament to resilience and the power of the human spirit having overcome significant challenges as an infant refugee and personal health obstacles later in life. Today, Doctor V champions optimal health, happiness, and human potential, making him a sought-after speaker by Fortune 500 companies, and professional sports teams.
Doctor V shares his expertise as a health media expert, keynote speaker, and workshop facilitator. He has appeared on platforms like ABC News, The Doctors, and Access Hollywood, empowering others to activate the biology of longevity and human potential within themselves.

New School Year_Dr. Ann Kaplan_Segment #5 (9/17/23)

Dr. Ann Kaplan, Entrepreneur, Author, Former Star of The Real Housewives of Toronto.
Ann Kaplan is the Founder of iFinance Canada Inc. She has taken the Company from Start-up (1996) to one of the largest consumer finance companies in Canada with loan applications exceeding $1B.

New School Year_Sonya Fultz_Segment #4 (9/17/23)

Sonya Fultz, Executive Director, Adopt A Class. Adopt A Class is a local organization which provides mentors to students living in underserved communities and offers students the opportunity to see a wide range of career experiences. Fultz joined the show to talk about the program.

New School Year_Whitney DiFoggio_Segment #3 (9/17/23)

Whitney Rose DiFoggio, Registered Dental Hygienist, Founder of the Youtube Channel, Teeth Talk Girl and Over the past five years, Whitney has leveraged the web to share information surrounding the importance of oral health worldwide through her social media accounts and website.  Whitney’s love for dental hygiene inspired her to create her YouTube channel. The goal of Teeth Talk Girl is to share dental health in a fun, entertaining way. Many viewers have resonated with Whitney’s lighthearted videos and her channel has grown exponentially. TeethTalkGirl now has over 388K subscribers and over 85 million views.

New School Year_Dr. Adolph Brown_Segment #1 (9/17/23)

Dr. Adolph Brown, Clinical Psychologist and Parenting Expert, ABC’s The Parent Test.   Dr. Brown is a life-long social justice advocate, keynote speaker and a career teacher educator. Dr. Brown is in the top 1% of world-class scholar teachers based on peer-reviews, nominations, teaching performance, teaching awards, published evaluations and ratings from America’s best schools, colleges, and universities. He is recognized as one of the top 10 most influential thought leaders in America. 

Married Couples Working Together_ Montell Jordan & Kristin Jordan (Segment #3) 9-10-23

Montell and Kristin Jordan. Montell Jordan is a Grammy-nominated multiplatinum artist. His song, This Is How We Do It, hit the #1 spot on the Billboard charts and remained there for seven consecutive weeks. Montell has written hits songs for Deborah Cox (Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here), Sisqo (Incomplete) and many others. He and his wife of nearly 30 years are Lead Pastors of Master Peace Church. 

Married Couples Working Together_ Jones/Rhodes (Segment #2) 9-10-23

Donte & Tiffany Jones and Juelz & Nikki Rhodes, Entrepreneurs, Lyrically Correct.  Business-savvy married business partners took their game night escapades to a new level. They created Lyrically Correct, the hot trivia card game where players test their music knowledge, from old-school Hip Hop and R&B to gospel.
Now – Lyrically Correct, a trivia card game empire for the culture, has officially landed an exclusive deal with Target placing them on more than 1800 shelves.

Married Couples Working Together_ Kahns and Burns (Segment #1) 9-10-23

 Dr. Khurram & Zofeen Khan (About Face Surgical Arts) and Kevin & Nicole Burns (The Blind Factory).  The Khans are the owners of About Face Surgical Arts and the Burns are the proprietors of The Blind Factory. The two married couples join the show to talk about the rewards and challenges of owning and running a business with your spouse. 

People Who Inspire_Donald Lawrence_Segment #4 (8/27/23)

Donald Lawrence, Grammy Award-winning Songwriter, Producer, Composer, Music Director. His ground-breaking work in both gospel and secular music continues to inspire millions. His songs Encourage Yourself and The Blessings of Abraham have topped the gospel music charts. Lawrence has collaborated with En Vogue, Mary J. Blige, Stephanie Mills and Kirk Franklin.