The Bartholomewtown Podcast

The Bartholomewtown Podcast
In-depth conversations with Rhode Island political and cultural influencers, with your host, Bill Bartholomew

Ethan Shorey (Managing Editor, The Valley Breeze)
Jul 19 • 29 min
Bill Bartholomew welcomes in Ethan Shorey, Managing Editor of The Valley Breeze, a hyper-local print newspaper covering northern Rhode Island. The conversation offers a glimpse into the community relationships that define The Valley Breeze’s success and…
Dante Bellini Jr. (fmr Partner/EVP, RDW Group, RI mass media luminary)
Jul 16 • 45 min
Dante Bellini Jr. is the recently retired Senior Vice President of RDW Group, a Rhode Island based integrated communications firm with ties to many of the market’s legacy brands and institutions. During this fun conversation, Dante offers insight from his…
Madeleine List (Providence City Hall beat reporter, Providence Journal)
Jul 12 • 25 min
On this episode of The Bartholomewtown Podcast, Bill Bartholomew is joined by Providence Journal Providence beat reporter Madeleine List for two separate conversations. First, an in-studio sit-down, focusing on Madeleine’s first year on the City Hall…
Representative Joe Shekarchi (RI House Majority Leader)
Jul 9 • 31 min
Just days after The Rhode Island General Assembly passed the fiscal year 2020 state budget, House Majority Leader offers insight into how leadership may have prioritized certain sectors and ideas in an effort to stimulate economic development (i.e. small…
G. Wayne Miller (Rhode Island-based multimedia journalist, photographer; ProJo / PBS)
Jul 5 • 32 min
G. Wayne Miller is an established storyteller, who has built a career through writing, photography, television and audio platforms including PBS and The Providence Journal. On this episode, Bill Bartholomew and Wayne discuss the future of media, the rise…
Andy Gresh + Brett Ferruccio (southern New England sports talk personalities)
Jul 2 • 56 min
On this episode, Bill Bartholomew welcomes the cast of WPRO’s The Gresh Show, Andy Gresh and producer Brett Ferruccio for a fun look at New England sports media, future of talk radio, origins in broadcasting, creating a daily show and much more.
Naomi Chomsky (activist, Drag Queen Story Hour performer)
Jun 28 • 35 min
Naomi Chomsky is a Rhode Island-based activist and performer who recently found themselves in the regional and national media spotlight at the center of what became a “controversial” Drag Queen Story Hour event booked in Fall River, MA. Drag Queen Story…
Assessing CBD Usage and Regulation in Rhode Island
Jun 25 • 40 min
In this on-location episode, Bill Bartholomew sits down with three voices on CBD in Rhode Island: occupational therapist Kim Canning, farmer Ben Morgan-Dillon and retail proprietor Jordan Carlson, plus a follow-up with Rhode Island Department of Business…
Mike Stanton (Former ProJo Investigative Journalist, Author)
Jun 21 • 33 min
Veteran Projo reporter and author Mike Stanton talks Cianci, media, Rhode Island politics, journalism classrooms and much more! Mike Stanton is an author, investigative reporter and associate professor of journalism at the University of Connecticut. He…
Jim Vincent (President, NAACP Providence)
Jun 18 • 30 min
NAACP Providence President Jim Vincent joins host Bill Bartholomew for a wide-ranging discussion on racism, policy and politics in Rhode Island.
Barnaby Evans (Creator, WaterFire)
Jun 14 • 36 min
Barnaby Evans is the creator of WaterFire, a recurring public art installation that has become an iconic element of The City of Providence. During a wide-ranging conversation, Mr. Evans, a Brown University graduate and multidisciplinary artist, described…
Conversations with PVDFest Artists and Administration
Jun 7 • 51 min
On this episode of The Bartholomewtown Podcast, Bill Bartholomew presents several conversations with artists and organizers from this year’s PVDFest. Entering its 5th season, PVDFest is described as the “Creative Capital’s” “signature arts festival.” In…
Circling Back with Ian Donnis (Political Reporter, The Public’s Radio)
Jun 4 • 32 min
With major shifts in the southern New England media landscape, including The Boston Globe’s foray into Rhode Island, and his own outlet’s recent announcement of expansion into Newport and South County, RI, I circle back with an early B-TOWN guest and…
Discussing The Boston Globe’s Rhode Island plans with Ed Fitzpatrick
May 31 • 15 min
The Boston Globe recently announced that it was expanding to include more in-depth Rhode Island coverage, including the hiring of three prominent Rhode Island journalists: Dan McGowan, Amanda Milkovits and Edward Fitzpatrick. On this episode of The…
Gene Valicenti (Anchor / Host, WJAR NBC 10 + News/Talk 99.7 / 630AM WPRO)
May 28 • 29 min
Mr. 401, Gene Valicenti Gene Valicenti is a Rhode Island legend, a longtime media personality who serves as the 6 o’clock newscast anchor on the market’s television leader, WJAR NBC10, as well as the morning drive host on the region’s leading news/talk…
Circling Back with RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee
May 24 • 37 min
Rhode Island Lieutenant Governor Dan McKee was the first political guest to appear on The Bartholomewtown Podcast, so I couldn’t think of a better guest to celebrate episode 100 with than the honorable LG. In the past year, McKee was engaged in a highly…
Joe Polisena (Mayor, Johnston, RI)
May 17 • 54 min
Joe Polisina is a longstanding political figure from Johnston, Rhode Island, having served as a state Senator and since 2006, as the city’s mayor. During our wide-ranging conversation Mayor Polisena expanded on his well-known perspective on recently…
Balancing Historic Preservation and New Development via Providence’s The Nicholson House
May 10 • 32 min
A look at the juxtaposition of historic preservation and development in Rhode Island via The Nicholson House in Providence. Situated behind a stone wall and layers of trees on Blackstone Boulevard in Providence, Rhode Island’s east side, The Nicholson…
Weenie Wizard (Providence, RI Food Innovators)
May 7 • 28 min
Weenie Wizard is a Providence, RI-based artisanal hot dog stand, that offers a constantly shifting array of meat, veggie and carrot dogs with highly original and creative toppings. Created by Michele Fryer and Luke Tabor, aka the Fantastical Food Group,…
Steve Klamkin (Reporter, News/Talk 630 / 99.7 FM WPRO)
May 3 • 29 min
Steve Klamkin is a news personality on Providence-based legacy news/talk radio station WPRO. A newsman’s newsman on the journalistic side of the job, and a highly entertaining and singular personality as a broadcaster, Klamkin can be heard on-air most…
Roundtable: Leaders of Rhode Island College Democrats from Brown, Bryant and University of Rhode Island
Apr 30 • 38 min
College campuses across the United States are filled with a vast array of clubs and organizations that can serve a range of purposes from filling students downtime with amusement to encouraging scenarios that sculpt leaders of the future. College…
Joe Wilson, Jr (Trinity Repertory Company Actor, Coordinator of Activism Through Performance)
Apr 26 • 46 min
Joe Wilson, Jr. is a theatrical actor and activist, who is Coordinator Of Activism Through Performance and Resident Acting Company Member with Providence’s Trinity Repertory Company, described as “one of the most respected regional theatres in the…
Dual Language Education in Rhode Island: A Roundtable Discussion
Apr 23 • 31 min
There’s no question that economies of the future will be strengthened by, and eventually depend on a broad, multilingual workforce and pool of innovators. Simultaneously, today, many people are unable to access educational and other developmental…
Stephen Smith (gubernatorial candidate, West Virginia)
Apr 19 • 26 min
Stephen Smith is a West Virginia gubernatorial candidate, who has built a people-powered political and social movement in West Virginia which seeks to overtake the state’s gouvernement from the hands of what they describe as the ‘Good Ol’ Boys” club that…
Scott MacKay (political analyst, The Public’s Radio)
Apr 16 • 60 min
Scott MacKay is a political analyst for The Public’s Radio, the NPR affiliate that covers Rhode Island and southeastern, Massachusetts through a variety of terrestrial and digital platforms. Our conversation touched on Scott’s storied, multi-decade career…
Kathleen Pletcher (Executive Artistic Director, FirstWorks)
Apr 12 • 39 min
Kathleen Pletcher is the Executive Artistic Director of FirstWorks, a Providence-based arts performance and educational non-profit, which she founded in 2004 on the heels of her work overseeing the highly successful First Night Providence.. FirstWorks has…
Peter Neronha (Attorney General, Rhode Island)
Apr 9 • 35 min
Peter Neronha is only a few months into his first term as Rhode Island Attorney General, but has already introduced several key policy and procedural changes, spanning from drug-related penalties to opening lines of communication between the public and…
John Marion (Executive Director, Common Cause Rhode Island
Apr 5 • 39 min
John Marion is the Executive Director of Common Cause Rhode Island, a nonpartisan public interest organization that was founded in 1970, and whose mission is to quote promote representative democracy by ensuring open, ethical, accountable, effective…
Mike Raia (former Director of Communications, Governor Raimondo; managing partner, NAIL PR
Apr 2 • 41 min
Mike Raia is well-known to Rhode Islanders as the former Director of Communications for Governor Gina Raimondo. He has built an impressive resume as a government, political, media and brand communications strategist. He recently announced that he was…
Alan Rosenberg (Executive Editor, Providence Journal)
Mar 29 • 30 min
Alan Rosenberg is a veteran journalist and editor in the southern New England market who is currently posted as the Executive Editor of the region’s legacy newspaper, The Providence Journal. In a era dominated by evolving consumer news, broad media and…
Two Perspectives on The RI State Democratic Committee Elections: Chairman Joseph McNamara + activist/journalist Lauren Niedel
Mar 26 • 32 min
The Rhode Island Democratic Party has solidly been in control of Rhode Island politics for decades, with members currently occupying all statewide and federal elected positions, as well as a dominant segment of the state’s bicameral General Assembly.…
Two Rhode Island bands: The Z Boys + Heather Rose In Clover
Mar 22 • 54 min
Rhode Island has a vast and storied history of producing original and long lasting musical artists. From Providence’s position in the international lineage of noise and hip hop, to the post-punk and blues legacy bands out of Newport and South County, to…
Congressman James Langevin (D, RI)
Mar 19 • 25 min
James Langevin is The United States Representative for the 2nd Congressional District, a post he has held since 2001. Langevin served in several key roles in state government before his election to Congress, where he is a member of the House Armed…
Rebecca Webber (RI Policy + Economic Development Influencer)
Mar 15 • 50 min
Rebecca Webber is a Rhode Island native and graduate of Connecticut College and The London School of Economics. She returned to Rhode Island committed to public policy and economic development, most recently serving as Chief of Staff to the President and…
Jim Taricani (retired investigative reporter)
Mar 12 • 41 min
BB sits down with legendary investigative reporter Jim Taricani for an in-depth conversation on his career, the media landscape, U.S. politics, RI politics, music and much more
Elizabeth Tanner (Director, RI Department of Business Regulation)
Mar 8 • 24 min
The Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation oversees many key industries that vary from real estate appraisal to the state’s medical marijuana program. In recent times, DBR has been at the forefront of local conversation, as an evolving stream of…
Discussing Homelessness in RI w/ House of Hope’s Meg Smith and Reverend Jack Jones of Mathewson Street Church
Mar 5 • 49 min
On this episode: a discussion between key stakeholders at the ground level of the extraordinary fight against homelessness in Rhode Island, The Reverend Jack Jones of Mathewson Street Church and House of Hope’s Megan Smith. Providence, Rhode Island has…
Brian Newberry (Rhode Island Representative HD 48)
Mar 1 • 21 min
Brian Newberry is a member of The Rhode Island House of Representatives from the 48th district, encompassing North Smithfield and portions of Burrillville in northern Rhode Island. As a Republican who has been in office since 2009, Newberry has had a…
Touring The RI State Archives with RI Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea
Feb 26 • 35 min
Bill Bartholomew turns the RI State Archives with RI Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea
Discussing The Arts in RI w/ AS220’s Shauna Duffy, RISCA’s Randy Rosenbaum + Columbus Theatre’s Shawn Schillberg
Feb 22 • 31 min
In this special roundtable episode, Bill Bartholomew discusses the state of Rhode Island arts with leadership from three key stakeholders: AS220 Executive Director Shauna Duffy, Rhode Island State Council on the Arts Executive Director Randy Rosenbaum and…
Joe Paolino (Developer, fmr Mayor of Providence, U.S. Ambassador to Malta
Feb 19 • 30 min
Joseph Paolino Jr. is a prominent Providence-based develope, overseeing Paolino Properties, operating an impressive slice of the capital city’s real estate. Paolino served as the 33rd mayor of Providence and as The United State Ambassador to Malta from…
Travis Escobar (Providence School Board / founder, Millennial RI / United Way)
Feb 15 • 34 min
Travis Escobar was recently appointed to The Providence School Board by Mayor Jorge Elorza, is the founder of award-winning organization Millennial RI and also works for The United Way. Our conversation focused on Travis’ vision for reshaping Providence’s…
Discussing Climate and Environmental Policy in Rhode Island w/ Dr. Ken Payne, Amy Moses + Paul Roselli
Feb 12 • 44 min
On this episode I speak with a roundtable of Rhode Island environmental experts in light of the most recent report from the Executive Committee on Climate Change, or EC4, which the panel universally agree shows that, when it comes to the state’s…
Don Grebien (Mayor, Pawtucket, RI)
Feb 8 • 40 min
The City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island sits in the northern portion of the state on the Massachusetts border, ostensibly serving as transition point between the urban Providence-metro area and rural Northwest, Rhode Island. The city has a storied history,…
Reverend Donnie Anderson (Executive Minister, Rhode Island State Council of Churches)
Feb 5 • 32 min
Executive Minister of The Rhode Island State Council of Churches Reverend Donnie Anderson. Reverend Donnie Anderson is a Rhode Island nspiritual, social and intellectual leader, who in recent years has outwardly transitioned from man to woman. During our…
Dr. Jeremy Goodman (Executive Director, Roger Williams Park Zoo)
Feb 1 • 26 min
With increased scrutiny being placed on animal captivity, I sat down with Roger Williams’ Executive Director, Dr. Jeremy Goodman, for a wide-ranging conversation about the his operation’s conservation, rehabilitation and educational work, captive animal…
Jorge Elorza (Mayor, Providence, RI)
Jan 29 • 29 min
Bill Bartholomew sits down with Mayor Jorge Elorza for a discussion about how the mayor’s backstory and experiences shape his approach to policy
Discussing Rhode Island’s Future with Rep Mike Chippendale + Nika Lomazzo
Jan 25 • 55 min
Roundtable across political spectrum discussing key challenges Rhode Island faces moving forward
Kaşım Yarn (RI Director of Veterans Affairs)
Jan 22 • 23 min
Bill Bartholomew talks the role of The RI Dept of Vets Affairs, policy making, collaboration and more with Director Kasim Yarn
James Diossa (Mayor, Central Falls, RI)
Dec 21, 2018 • 21 min
Discussion on Central Falls’ rebound from bankruptcy and Mayor Diossa’s plans for the homestretch of his tenure in office
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D, RI)
Dec 14, 2018 • 29 min
In-depth look at some of the issues Senator Whitehouse has and is working on to improve Rhode Island and the nation.
Dr. Wendy Schiller (Chair, Brown University Department of Political Science)
Dec 13, 2018 • 25 min
A fun, in-depth look at national and Rhode Island politics, academia
Hilary Levey Friedman (President, RI NOW)
Dec 11, 2018 • 27 min
A high energy discussion about some of the key issues facing women today in Rhode Island and beyond
Kim Kalunian (Televison Personality, WPRI)
Dec 4, 2018 • 35 min
Bartholomew sits down with broadcaster / actress Kim Kalunian talking overlaps between art and news, performing on stage and as a newsperson, and much more
Blake Filippi (Rhode Island House Minority Leader)
Nov 30, 2018 • 31 min
Bill Bartholomew welcomes Republican, House Minority Leader Blake Filippi to The Loft for a chat on his vision for the future of the RI GOP
Parker Gavigan (NBC10 WJAR I-Team Reporter)
Nov 28, 2018 • 28 min
Bill Bartholomew welcomes Providence, RI investigative reporter to The Loft for a talk on the future of broadcast media and RI coruption
Joseph Molina Flynn (President, Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee)
Nov 20, 2018 • 30 min
Bartholomew sits down with RI Latino PAC President Joseph Molina Flynn
Matt Allen (Talk Radio Host, WPRO)
Nov 16, 2018 • 55 min
BB sits down with WPRO talk radio host Matt Allen
Election Day In Rhode Island - Ben Decastro, Kobi Dennis plus Peter Neronha and Giovanni Feroce
Nov 6, 2018 • 27 min
Roundtable election day panel with guests!
RI election preview with Dan McGowan (
Nov 2, 2018 • 41 min
2018 RI election preview with Dan McGowan
Rob Horowitz (Democratic strategist)
Nov 1, 2018 • 25 min
BB discusses upcoming general election with Democratic strategist Rob Horowitz
Jamie Bova (Newport City Councilwoman)
Oct 30, 2018 • 45 min
BB interviews Newport, RI Councilwoman Jamie Bova on tech development, neighborhoods, her campaigns and best Newport restaurants
Allan Fung (RI Republican gubernatorial nominee, Mayor of Cranston, RI)
Oct 26, 2018 • 27 min
BB sits down with Cranston Mayor Allan Fung in the days leading up to the general election
Dee Dee Witman (independent Providence Mayoral candidate)
Oct 26, 2018 • 33 min
BB interviews independent Providence Mayoral candidate Dee Dee Witman
Kat Kerwin (Providence City Council candidate)
Oct 25, 2018 • 28 min
BB sits down with 21 year old Providence City Council candidate Kat Kerwin
Patrick Anderson (Providence Journal State House reporter)
Oct 23, 2018 • 29 min
BB sits down with Providence Journal State House reporter Patrick Anderson to talk all things Rhode Island politcs
Nika Lomazzo (Providence activist, performer)
Oct 19, 2018 • 30 min
Bill Bartholomew talks politics with Providence activist Nika Lomazzo
Dr. June Speakman (Roger Williams University political science professor)
Oct 18, 2018 • 35 min
Bill Bartholomew sits down with professor and media personality, Dr. June Speakman to discuss her town council run and Rhode Island politcs
R.J. Heim (NBC10)
Oct 17, 2018 • 58 min
Bill Bartholomew goes deep with NBC10’s R.J. Heim
Edward Fitzpatrick (former Providence Journal columnist)
Oct 16, 2018 • 33 min
BB sits down with Projo veteran Edward Fitzpatrick to discuss politics and media
Bill Gilbert (RI Moderate Party gubernatorial candidate)
Oct 15, 2018 • 46 min
BB sits down with Moderate Party candidate for Governor of Rhode Island ahead of his first debate appearance
Dr. Maureen Moakley (former URI Political Science Department Chair)
Oct 12, 2018 • 27 min
BB sits down with leading RI politics commentator and professor Dr. Maureen Moakley to chat all things RI politics
Lynn Ceglie (Newport Rhode Island City Councilwoman)
Oct 9, 2018 • 34 min
Bartholomew and Newport City Councilor Lynn Ceglie talk Newport development, arts, politics and more
Joe Fleming (Pollster, Fleming & Associates)
Oct 8, 2018 • 21 min
BB welcomes established RI pollster Joe Fleming to the loft to talk about his latest poll
Anne Armstrong (RI Compassion Party gubernatorial candidate responds to her arrest on cannabis charges)
Oct 5, 2018 • 11 min
Bartholomew speaks with RI Compassion Party candidate following cannabis arrest
Alex Nunes (Independent journalist)
Sep 12, 2018 • 37 min
Bartholomew welcomes Brown War Watch and Nunes Weekly’s Alex Nunes
Justice Gaines (Providence City Council candidate, Ward 1)
Sep 11, 2018 • 32 min
Bartholomew welcomes activist and Providence City Council candidate Justice Gaines
David Cicilline (U.S. Congressman D, RI)
Sep 10, 2018 • 32 min
Bartholomew welcomes Congressman David Cicilline (D, RI) to the loft
Spencer Dickinson (RI Democratic gubernatorial candidate)
Sep 6, 2018 • 62 min
Bartholomew welcomes Democratic gubernatorial candidate Spencer Dickinson days before the Rhode island primary election
Special Report: RI GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Speak Following Only Primary Debate
Sep 4, 2018 • 10 min
Bartholomew speaks with RI GOP candidates at primary debate
Robert DeRobbio (Providence mayoral candidate)
Aug 27, 2018 • 37 min
BB welcomes Providence Mayoral candidate DeRobbio ahead of the Democratic Primary
Patricia Morgan (RI GOP Gubernatorial candidate, House Minority Leader)
Aug 23, 2018 • 36 min
Bartholomew welcomes GOP House Leader and gubernatorial candidate ahead of Rhode Island primary
Aaron Jaehnig (Providence City Council candidate, Ward 5)
Aug 16, 2018 • 57 min
BB sits down w/ Democratic candidate for Providence City Council Aaron Jaehnig
Tim White (WPRI Television Investigative Reporter)
Aug 9, 2018 • 44 min
BB chats w/ Tim White about media, Crimetown, WPRI and RI Politics
Seth Magaziner (Rhode Island General Treasurer)
Jul 25, 2018 • 23 min
Bartholomew travels to RI State House for conversation with Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner
Arlene Violet (Former RI Attorney General + media personality)
Jul 20, 2018 • 28 min
Bartholomew welcome Arlene Violet for a breakdown of RI politics, media, global affairs and social justice
Judge Bob Flanders (Republican U.S. Senate Candidate)
Jul 13, 2018 • 28 min
BB interviews fmr RI Supreme Court Justice and Republican Senate Candidate Bob Flanders
Patricia Fontes (Democrat U.S. Senate candidate)
Jul 12, 2018 • 55 min
BB sits down w/ 81 year old challenger to Sen Sheldon Whitehouse
Valerie Larkin (Newport, RI City Council candidate)
Jul 10, 2018 • 34 min
Bartholomew welcomes Newport, RI City Council candidate, activist and former Navy Officer Valerie Larkin
Nellie Gorbea (Rhode Island Secretary of State)
Jun 28, 2018 • 32 min
BB speaks with RI Secretary of State Gorbea on voter awareness, especially among young and new potential voters, why she loves Rhode Island + being the first Hispanic State Office holder in New England.
Scott Avedisian (RIPTA CEO + former Warwick, RI Mayor)
Jun 25, 2018 • 31 min
BB sits down with popular former Mayor of Warwick, RI and current RI Public Transit head
Braden Leonard and Micah Reyes (Hand Made Prosthetics)
Jun 19, 2018 • 33 min
BB welcomes veteran firefighter + mountain biker Braden Leonard who lost right arm as result of biking accident and is designing an innovative prosthetics system with Micah Reyes
Dan McGowan (Reporter, WPRI)
Jun 12, 2018 • 72 min
BB and McGowan talk WPRI young core, life inside the belly of the Providence politcal beast, and a Jim Taricani statue?
Peter Neronha (RI Attorney General Candidate)
Jun 1, 2018 • 38 min
BB sits down w/ President Obama Admin U.S. Attorney for District of RI and current AG candidate Peter Neronha
Roz Raskin (Musician)
May 25, 2018 • 72 min
Bartholomew and Raskin talk Providence, indie rock life, activism, origins and more!
Paul Roselli (RI Progressive Gubernatorial candidate)
May 24, 2018 • 64 min
BB sits down w/ RI Gov candidate Roselli, who says community boards should pay members to enlist broader participation, amongst many other ideas
Chrissy Stewart (Founder, PVDlive)
May 23, 2018 • 39 min
BB chats with PVD Live Creator about life on road w/ Lucinda Williams, Providence music, awards shows + more
Ted Nesi (Television Reporter, WPRI)
May 21, 2018 • 51 min
BB chats with top RI TV/multimedia reporter Ted Nesi (WPRI)
Ken Block (RI Political Watchdog, Businessman, former gubernatorial candidate)
May 17, 2018 • 32 min
Bartholomew interviews RI’s Ken Block on RI politics, voter fraud and media
Lincoln Chafee (Fmr. U.S. Senator, RI Governor, Presidential candidate)
May 11, 2018 • 45 min
Bartholomew sits down w/ former U.S. Senator, RI Governor + Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee
Ian Donnis (Political Reporter, Rhode Island Public Radio)
May 9, 2018 • 36 min
Bartholomew interview RIPR Political Reporter Ian Donnis
Matt Brown (RI Democrat gubernatorial candidate)
May 8, 2018 • 48 min
Bartholomew interviews RI Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful Matt Brown
Dr. Luis-Daniel Munoz (Independent RI Gubernatorial Candidate)
May 7, 2018 • 43 min
Bartholomew interviews Independent candidate for RI Governor, Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz
Jim Hummel (Investigative Reporter, The Hummel Report)
May 3, 2018 • 64 min
Bartholomew and Hummel converse about media, RI gubernatorial race and the charm of AM talk radio
Giovanni Feroce (Republican RI gubernatorial candidate)
May 2, 2018 • 79 min
Interview with RI gubernatorial candidate and former Alex and Ani CEO
Kobi Dennis (Democrat, Providence Mayoral candidate)
May 1, 2018 • 45 min
BB interviews Providence Mayoral Candidate Kobi Dennis.
Joe Trillo (Independent Rhode Island Gubernatorial Candidate)
Apr 20, 2018 • 35 min
BB interviews independent candidate for Rhode Island Governor, former Rep. and Trump State Campaign Chair, Joe Trillo
Special Report: Shower to Empower Looks To Inspire and Prepare Homeless Community for Self-Sustainability
Apr 18, 2018 • 7 min
on-site interviews with creators of innovative approach to homelessness crisis in Providence, RI
Aaron Regunberg (Democrat, RI House of Representatives, RI Lt. Gov candidate)
Apr 16, 2018 • 49 min
Bartholomew interviews RI Rep. Aaron Regunberg (D. Providence), who outlines his candidacy for Lt. Governor
Special Report: Opposing Citizen Viewpoints Overtake The Rhode Island State House
Apr 10, 2018 • 6 min
live short-form report from State House opposing rallies
Rhode Island Lt. Governor Dan McKee
Mar 20, 2018 • 55 min
singer/singer/songwriter’s conversation with current Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island, Dan McKee
Dan Blakeslee (Singer/Songwriter)
Mar 20, 2018 • 77 min
Singer/songwriter interviews fellow troubadour on the art life, the road and SXSW disasters and highs.
Avi Jacob (Singer/Songwriter)
Mar 20, 2018 • 75 min
Singer/Songwriters talk music, modern musician business, and beyond.
Malerie Day (Singer/Songwriter)
Mar 20, 2018 • 8 min
Short-form episode interview with female singer/songwriter who recently left her band to go solo.
Ben Decastro (Rhode Island Media Personality)
Mar 20, 2018 • 59 min
Local radio, TV and social media personality talks 2018 broadcasting and RI politics