Amalie Nash, an award-winning Michigan journalist, is the new editor and vice president for audience engagement for The Des Moines Register and DesMoinesRegister.com. Nash has spent the past three years at the Detroit Free Press as assistant managing editor for metro-state news. For the past 15 months, Nash has also coordinated the Gannett Michigan network of news sites, which includes six newspapers and one TV station.
Dennis speaks with Jeff Shipley, candidate for the Iowa State Senate.
Ron Turner is the founder of Last Gasp Publishing in San Francisco.
Mel Sauerbeck is an awarding photographer. His photos have appeared in major magazines worldwide including Time, Life, People, and Sports Illustrated. During his career, this style-making photographer has traveled the world, photographing everything from heads of state in their palaces, to monks along mountain paths, to models on the catwalk, to children in remote villages. Though his work covers almost every type of photography and his images span the range from travel, nature, beauty, fashion, editorial, lifestyle, fine art, and commercial photography, his preference is to focus on the beauty in life, which can easily be seen in his many photographs.
Speaking Freely talks with James Larew, whose provided legal services for over 25 years to Iowans
Ben Nelson was the president of the online photo hosting and printing service Snapshot at the time is was purchased by HP.
Lucien Carter runs the creative intellectual property asset management firm Sheffield Strategies.
Joseph Kopser is a retired military officer. He is the the co-Founder and CEO of RideScout, a startup smartphone app created to increase transportation efficiency by getting people out of their cars and into other public, commercial, and private options. Mr. Kopser is a West Point and Harvard Kennedy School graduate.
Doug Rauch is the former President of Trader Joe’s. His current work is with Urban Food Initiative
Dr. Eric Topol is the former chairman of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Topol is considered the world’s foremost authority on wireless medicine.