South Bend Beat Podcast

South Bend Beat Podcast

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The South Bend Beat Podcast will dive into all things, people and places South Bend. We’ll interview local leaders and influencers, allowing listeners to hear about them in a way that’s never been heard before. This includes community leaders, politicians, business owners, entrepreneurs and more. The South Bend Beat Podcast will also highlight, preview and summarize local events with the help of those that will be, or were, directly involved.


44: Miles Garrett - WSBT
Jan 20 • 28 min
Kyle is joined by Miles Garrett, a reporter from WSBT that was mistaken for the Cleveland Browns Myles Garrett during the Browns-Steelers brawl. They talk about some of the crazy messages he got after the fact, appearing on SportsCenter and what he heard…
43: Jarveair Bourn - SBPD
Dec 16, 2019 • 39 min
Kyle is joined by Jarveair Bourn, a South Bend police officer. They talk about how Jarveair got started in the SBPD, his background, what he does on a day to day basis and what the SBPD is doing to curb violence. They wrap up with a round of Answer The…
42: Big Perm - U93
Dec 8, 2019 • 52 min
Kyle welcomes back Big Perm of U93 for the third time. They talk about Big Perm moving to the afternoon drive-time slot, their experience going over the edge for YSB and wrap up with Big Perm answering the craziest ATI questions yet. Show Links South Bend…
41: Dominic Parisi - Parisi’s Tailor Shop
Dec 2, 2019 • 58 min
Kyle talks with Dominic Parisi. Dominic ran Parisi’s Tailor Shop, near Notre Dame, for 30 years. He left Italy at age 20 to come to the United States, arriving by boat at Ellis Island. Dominic talks about growing up in Italy, what it was like to arrive in…
40: Local Holiday Preview
Nov 25, 2019 • 25 min
Kyle and Tina preview all the holiday events taking place in South Bend during the month of December. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Holiday Events Links Follow Kyle on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Follow Alpha Dog Agency on Facebook,…
39: James Mueller - South Bend Mayor
Nov 18, 2019 • 22 min
Kyle talks with Mayor-elect James Mueller, who will be taking over January 1. They talk about the campaign, his decision to go from Mayor Pete’s Chief of Staff to running for Mayor himself and James answers listeners questions from social media. They wrap…
38: John Nunemaker - Entrepreneur
Nov 11, 2019 • 54 min
Kyle talks with John Nunemaker about his career path. John developed software that he eventually sold to a firm in Silicon Valley. They also talk about John’s love of basketball, cold-brew coffee and camping. They wrap up with a round of Answer The…
37: Sean Haas - Mayoral Candidate
Nov 4, 2019 • 27 min
Kyle talks to Sean Haas, who is running for Mayor for the City of South Bend. They talk about the current issues South Bend is facing, what he would do to resolve them and what made him want to run for Mayor in the first place. They wrap up with a few…
36: Jeff Rea - South Bend Regional Chamber
Oct 28, 2019 • 47 min
Kyle sits down with Jeff Rea, the President of the South Bend Regional Chamber. They discuss Jeff’s love of running, his move from Mayor of Mishawaka to the South Bend Regional Chamber and they wrap up with some Answer The Internet Questions. Show Links…
35: Kareemah Fowler - South Bend Schools
Oct 21, 2019 • 38 min
Kyle continues Season 3 with Kareemah Fowler. Kareemah recently moved from City Clerk to CFO of South Bend Schools. They talk about that move, her time as City Clerk and South Bend in general. They wrap up with Kareemah answering a few Answer The Internet…
34: Paqui Kelly - Kelly Cares Foundation
Oct 14, 2019 • 33 min
Kyle debuts Season 3 with Paqui Kelly, the Co-Founder of the Kelly Cares Foundation. Paqui is a two-time cancer survivor and the wife of Notre Dame Football Coach Brian Kelly, the other Co-Founder of Kelly Cares. They talk about Breast Cancer Awareness…
33: Aaron Perri - SBVPA
May 28, 2019 • 43 min
Kyle wraps up Season 2 with Aaron Perri. They discuss Boomer, the multi-talented boom box that you’ll see rolling around South Bend this summer. Aaron also talks about why he didn’t run for Mayor and what to expect for Best. Week. Ever. this year. As…
32: Important Announcements
May 20, 2019 • 21 min
Kyle discusses the wrapping up of Season 2, along with a couple of the promotions that come with it. He also has Kevin Lawler, owner of Baker & Rose, back on to talk about moving to the old Dainty Maid building and all of the updates that you can expect…
31: Steve & Sheena Zent - Zent Family Dentistry
May 13, 2019 • 44 min
Kyle is joined by Dr. Steve and Sheena Zent. They own Zent Family Dentistry, located in Downtown South Bend. They discuss their South Bend story, do an Ask Me Anything Dentist Edition and share details for their son Nolan’s Menkes March, which takes place…
30: Your Local Summer Guide
Apr 29, 2019 • 27 min
Kyle and Tina preview local events that are taking place in the South Bend region throughout the summer. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Links Follow Kyle on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Follow Alpha Dog Agency on Facebook, Twitter or…
29: The Bergamot
Apr 22, 2019 • 46 min
Kyle is joined by Nathaniel Hoff and Jillian Speece of The Bergamot. They are a band out of Brooklyn, NY but they are both from South Bend originally. They talk about winning the Battle of the Bands, their Unity Tour, swapping stories with Lil Jon and…
28: Ryan Yazel - South Bend City Church
Apr 15, 2019 • 42 min
Kyle is joined by Ryan Yazel, Pastor of City Engagement of South Bend City Church. Ryan is also the Race Director for the Belly Burst Unrun, which they talk about in detail. Ryan also talks about how he preps for his sermons, the importance of listening…
27: Big Perm - U93
Apr 8, 2019 • 46 min
Kyle is joined by Big Perm of U93. They discuss upcoming events this summer such as Roofsit, the All-Star Game and Party at the Park. They also discuss Big Perms use of social media, how he targets time slots differently and how much money it would take…
26: Leslie Pinson - Idea Week
Apr 1, 2019 • 36 min
Kyle and Tina are joined by Leslie Pinson to discuss upcoming Idea Week in South Bend. They cover common questions, highlight a few of the main events and go into detail as to what Idea Week is and who it is for. Leslie also shares what celebrity crush…
25: Chris Hagstrom-Jones - South Bend Cubs
Mar 25, 2019 • 54 min
Kyle is once again joined by Chris-Hagstrom Jones, the Director of Media and Promotions for the South Bend Cubs. They discuss the upcoming South Bend Cubs season, going over the calendar of promotions and All-Star information. Chris also gives an update…
24: Kevin Hawkins - Hawkins Family Foundation
Mar 18, 2019 • 44 min
Kyle is joined by Kevin Hawkins. They discuss Kevin moving around as his dad played in the NBA, his own playing career at Notre Dame and what made him decide to move back to South Bend after years away. They also discuss Heroes For Literacy, the after…
23: Kevin & Colleen Lawler - Baker & Rose
Mar 11, 2019 • 53 min
Kyle is joined by Kevin and Colleen Lawler of Baker & Rose. They discuss their move from Portland, Oregon to South Bend to open a restaurant. They also discuss why they chose South Bend, where they come up with new ideas for the menu and how long it would…
22: Nick & Chelssie Urankar - CrossFit 574
Mar 3, 2019 • 51 min
Kyle is joined by Nick and Chelssie Urankar, the husband and wife team that run CrossFit 061 and CrossFit 574. They talk about nutrition, cheat meals, CrossFit myths and having a T-Rex in the Civil War. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Links…
21: Gerald Jones - Move Eaze
Feb 11, 2019 • 44 min
Kyle is joined by Gerald Jones, COO of Move Eaze. Gerald talks about his wide ranging occupation history, his time with Two Men and a Truck and his love for the Buffalo Bills. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Links Follow Kyle on Twitter or…
20: Jonathan McKinnies - Hallmark Home Mortgage
Feb 4, 2019 • 41 min
Jonathan McKinnies joins South Bend Beat for this episode. Jonathan is the Senior Mortgage Broker at Hallmark Home Mortgage. He’s widely known for two things - being excellent at marketing and being incredibly kind. Kyle asks Jonathan how those two things…
19: Kory Lantz - Transformation Ministries
Jan 28, 2019 • 47 min
Kory Lantz joins South Bend Beat for this episode. Kory, along with is wife Ali, started Transformation Ministries in the Keller Park Neighborhood of South Bend. There are now over 70 kids in their program, each one with a mentor. Kyle talks with Kory…
18: Steve Smith & Vanessa Cooreman Smith - Irish Realty
Jan 21, 2019 • 48 min
Steve Smith, Managing Broker of Irish Realty, and his wife Vanessa Cooreman Smith, owner of Designed To Flourish, join the podcast. They talk about how they got started in the real estate business, how Vanessa transitioned from Flourish Boutique to…
17: Fonnie Mack - Linden Grill
Dec 17, 2018 • 42 min
Fonnie Mack, owner of Linden Grill, joins the podcast. Fonnie talks about his career path - from cooking in his dorm, to opening a carry-out establishment on the West Side, to opening a restaurant in the heart of Downtown South Bend. Show Links South Bend…
16: Blake Schirripa - Mimmo’s Pizza
Dec 10, 2018 • 36 min
After much anticipation, Blake Schirripa finally joins South Bend Beat to discuss his upcoming one year anniversary at Mimmo’s Pizza. The guys also talk about Blake’s Italian background, what ‘Mimmo’ and ‘Mangia’ mean and what the community means to…
15: Angelo DiCarlo - Redeemer Radio
Dec 3, 2018 • 79 min
Angelo returns to South Bend Beat to recap the 12-0 regular season Notre Dame just completed. They also talk about local high school sports, Angelo’s move to Redeemer Radio and what restaurants Angelo has been enjoying lately. Show Links South Bend Beat…
14: Your Local Holiday Guide
Nov 26, 2018 • 14 min
Kyle & Tina cover all of the upcoming Christmas-themed happenings in the South Bend area. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Links Follow Kyle on Twitter or Instagram Follow Alpha Dog Agency on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram Follow South Bend…
13: Katie Jamieson - Edible Michiana
Nov 19, 2018 • 41 min
Kyle is joined by Katie Jamieson, Editor-In-Chief of Edible Michiana. They talk about her journey from food blogger to running the show at Edible Michiana, weird things she’s eaten so far and the ideal scenario if you are stuck on an elevator. Show Links…
12: Luis Beltran - Boulanger’s Barberie
Nov 12, 2018 • 31 min
Kyle sits down with Luis Beltran of Boulanger’s Barberie to discuss why Luis moved from Los Angeles to South Bend, his favorite area restaurants, barber shop secrets and the fate of LA sports teams. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Links Follow…
11: South Bend Beat Update
Nov 5, 2018 • 1 min
Kyle shares some news on an upcoming format change to South Bend Beat. Facebook: South Bend Beat Instagram: South Bend Beat Twitter: South Bend Beat www.southbendbeat.com Facebook: Kyle OConnor Instagram: Kyle OConnor Twitter: Kyle OConnor…
10: Rudy Special - Larry DeFreeuw & Jim ‘Augie’ Augustine
Oct 1, 2018 • 73 min
Kyle is joined by Larry DeFreeuw, who played the limo driver in the movie Rudy. Kyle is later joined by Jim ‘Augie’ Augustine, owner of Augie’s Locker Room. Discussions include their roles in the movie Rudy, which memorabilia from the movie is the most…
9: South Shore Special - Michael Yoder & Willow Wetherall
May 3, 2018 • 37 min
Michael Yoder sits down and interviews Willow Wetherall to discuss all things about the South Shore coming to Downtown South Bend. Get Involved Sign This: https://www.change.org/p/mayor-pete-bring-the-south-shore-to-downtown-south-bend
8: Mara Trionfero - State Of South Bend
Apr 12, 2018 • 45 min
Kyle and Tina are joined by Mara Trionfero, the creator of State of South Bend. Mara joins the show to discuss the importance of civil engagement, the following State of South Bend has built and her upcoming event, Puppy-Palooza. Sponsors Salon Rouge CE…
7: Chris Hagstrom Jones - South Bend Cubs
Mar 12, 2018 • 58 min
Kyle is joined by Chris Hagstrom-Jones, the Director of Media and Promotions for the South Bend Cubs. They discuss the renovations at Four Winds Field, what makes Minor League Baseball unique and the upcoming South Bend Cubs season. Sponsors BMI Clinic CE…
6: Pete Buttigieg - South Bend Mayor
Feb 20, 2018 • 30 min
Kyle and Tina are joined by Mayor Pete Buttigieg to discuss his background, the surging of South Bend and weird things Mayor Pete has eaten. Sponsors Mimmo’s Pizza Luxe Wagon Truth Work Media Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Links Follow Kyle…
5: Aaron Nichols - South Bend Civic Theatre & Alastair Willis - South Bend Symphony
Dec 15, 2017 • 63 min
In Part I, Kyle is joined by Aaron Nichols, Executive Director of the South Bend Civic Theatre. They discuss the current running of A Christmas Story and his South Bend story. In Part II, Kyle is joined by Grammy nominated conductor Alastair Willis, Music…
4: Angelo DiCarlo - WNDU
Oct 25, 2017 • 72 min
Kyle is joined by Angelo DiCarlo to discuss how he ended up in South Bend, Notre Dame Football and his position as Sports Director for WNDU. Sponsors The Nail Cottage Zent Family Dentistry Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency WNDU WNDU Sports Links…
3: Big Perm - U93
Oct 2, 2017 • 57 min
Kyle is joined by Big Perm to discuss how he got his start in radio and his gig with U93. Sponsors Keep an ear out for sponsors starting Episode 4. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency U93 Deserving Dozen South Bend Cubs Giveaway Screenshot your…
2: Leslie Pinson - DTSB
Oct 2, 2017 • 50 min
Kyle is joined by Leslie Pinson of DTSB to discuss what’s going on in Downtown South Bend and her upcoming pep rally. Sponsors Keep an ear out for sponsors starting Episode 4. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency South Bend Parks & Trails South…
1: Michael Yoder - Truth Work Media
Sep 27, 2017 • 20 min
Kyle and Tina O’Connor of the Alpha Dog Agency are joined by Michael Yoder of Truth Work Media to discuss their new podcast, South Bend Beat. Sponsors Keep an ear out for sponsors starting Episode 4. Show Links South Bend Beat Alpha Dog Agency Truth Work…