Milwaukee a la carte at the Zoo is happening this weekend! Jenny Diliberti, the Zoo's PR coordinator, stopped by to give some details on the event, plus she talked about all of the baby animals that were born this year (SO CUTE!).
Maria Menounos is traveling around the country with Rally, and they're promoting a healthier lifestyle for all! Maria & I talked about her diet & why she decided to work with Rally, filling in for Kelly Ripa with Ryan Seacrest, and who her woman crush is!
Maddie & Tae are on Carrie Underwood's Cry Pretty 360 Tour, and we got to talk before Maddie had dinner with her little boyfriend - Carrie's son Isaiah! We talked about their new music, being on tour with the perfection that is Carrie, and Maddie's wedding planning!
Lauren Alaina was the headliner for our first Women Crushing It Wednesday show at Summerfest, and we got to meet and hang before she hit the stage! We talked about the ladies and the fashion of the 90s, her time with "American Idol", and her songwriting process.
Lauren Bushnell from "The Bachelor" is one of the sweetest ladies I've had on my podcast. We talked about what show she is diggin' right now, what country artists she has fangirled over, and of course her recent engagement to Chris Lane!
Rebecca, the owner of Lash Dolls MKE, and 2 of her employees, Dani & Sabrina, stopped by the studio to talk about their fabulous lash studio! We talked about the process of getting lash extensions, how Rebecca got started with the business, and who their biggest lady influences are.
Just when you think you have someone completely figured out ... they surprise you. I love & respect this lady so much, and I was so happy to sit down with her for Women Crushing It Wednesday to talk about her past, her present, and how she wants to help others with their future.
Heather Farr is a Milwaukee wedding planner, and if you were thinking of possibly not hiring one for your's.... she'll have you changing your mind by the end of this episode! She has fantastic advice on what to skip (from what she's learned from her current and past clients), and trends that she's seeing & loving right now!
Every week I go to the Wisconsin Humane Society to highlight a kitty that needs to be adopted with Molly, their Media Coordinator. We turned the tables, and this week Molly came to our studio for Women Crushing It Wednesday! We talked about all of the programs and events coming up there, the common misconceptions about certain breeds of animals, and even about Molly's adorable pets!
Shannen O - my little morning show gal. Not only is she awesome on the air, but she also has a great new podcast called "I Do Not Know What I'm Doing" which is all about weddings! We talked about some of the episodes she has out so far, what ladies of country music she's diggin' these days, and what it's really like to work in the radio industry!
Denim Day started when a woman was sexually assaulted by her driving instructor, but it was ruled consensual because she had to help him take her tight jeans off. Now, people all over are wearing jeans in solidarity for those affected by sexual violence on April 24th. Dawn Helmrich has spoken out here in Milwaukee to raise awareness, and she told her story & why she now wants to help others this week on Women Crushing It Wednesday. Read more
Karly is one of the yoga instructors at the studio I go to, Milwaukee Power Yoga. She's my favorite because she has fun with it AND relaxes you at the same time with her music selection, poses, and cool down at the end. We talked about her certification, what she loves most about Milwaukee, and the common misconceptions with yoga.
I got to fill in on Real Milwaukee (weekdays 9-10a on FOX6) this morning (3/27), and the ladies there made me feel so comfortable! Their positivity is infectious, and we talked about how they started their broadcast careers, how social media has affected us personally & with work, and what ladies we look up to.
Brooke is at one of our fellow iHeartCountry stations in Chicago, and we talked about other women in radio that we love (shout out Elizabethany & Amy Brown!), how radio jobs are not always what they seem, and what it was like for her hosting our iHeartCountry Album Release Party with Florida Georgia Line!
Caylee Hammack is an up & coming artist who is actually 1 of the 5 awesome singers that's a part of Bobby Bones' Class of 2019! She was just here at The Rave opening for LANCO, and at the end of Dierks Bentley's Burning Man Tour, she'll be joining Dierks & Jon Pardi on stage!
On top of "Women Crushing It Wednesday" , my friends Hannah & Sam and I have our "Wisconsins" podcast where we discuss all kind of creepy stuff that has happened in Wisconsin. It's like the inception of podcasts this week!
Grammy and ACM Award nominated Ashley McBryde performed at The Rave the other day, and I got to hang with her backstage! We talked about the cool gift Luke Combs gave her on tour, who she was the most excited to see at the Grammys (okurrrrrt), and who her favorite lady who completely crushes it is.
Lisa Gilson is one half of the fantastic team over at Giltee! They make awesome Milwaukee t-shirts, hats, and more, and they've only been doing it for a couple years. I am obsessed with their line, so I had to have Lisa in to talk about everything they have going on (which is a lot, and I'm super happy for their success so far!) and how they got started.
I first saw Little Blackbird Leather at the Holiday Boutique in November at State Fair Park, and I fell in love with these earrings! My friend and I bought 2 pairs each, and quickly became obsessed. I knew I had to have the owner, Ana Painter, on my Women Crushing It Wednesday podcast, and I'm so glad I did! It's so much more than just earrings .... it's about making women feel beautiful and loving what they're wearing.
This is the first time I've had a guy on for Women Crushing It Wednesday! Haley & Michaels, a husband & wife duo, played in our Performance Lounge, and then popped by the studio to record WCIW. They have a song out to radio now called "Taking Off", and they actually got engaged at Summerfest after playing there!