Express Yourself’s theme today is a nod to that wonderful woman who gave us life, hosted by Youngjoo Ahn and Katelyn Darrow. Our Economics Tune Up reporter, Alex Pawlakos will give an economic look at how American’s show their appreciation to their moms on this Mother's Day by spending more than $84 million. Health Beat reporter, Nicole Eubanks brings us low key, fun, and healthy ways to show our love. Youngjoo celebrates the homemade gift idea for those personal touches, especially on a...
Choosing a college is definitely one of the most significant life events that a teen will encounter. All the work accomplished through the beginning of senior year including grades, extracurriculars, volunteering, sports, music - everything leads up to this important decision. Express Yourself!™ teen hosts, Youngjoo Ahn and Katelyn Darrow, who are juniors and sophomores, speak with experienced teens-high school senior, Lora Galoyan and college teens Courtney Cheng and Alex Pawlakos. Lora...
Getting Along with Siblings
Sibling rivalry is very common in families. Statistics show that we spend over thirty percent of our time with our siblings, and during that time, we don’t want to be constantly calling each other names, wrestling, or plotting revenge. Today on Express Yourself!™ our teen reporters examine their experiences in dealing with brothers and sisters. Host Youngjoo Ahn is an only child without siblings so she hosts solo today for the first time joined by reporters Courtney Cheng sharing sibling...
Superheros exist beyond the comic books and movies. Many of us consider sports figures, celebrities, or rescue workers in our list of heroes. But there are heroes amongst us…everyday people who go above and beyond to make this world a better place for others. We encounter them every single day! From our parents and school teachers, to firemen and police force - heros come in many different ways. In today’s Express Yourself!™ program, teens Youngjoo, Katelyn, Lora, Caie, and Mason tell us...
Modeling and Teen Fashion Blogging
What does it take to be a professional model? How do celebrities make fashion choices? Does blogging influence the modeling and fashion world? Hosts Youngjoo Ahn and Katelyn Darrow are joined by reporters Caie Kelley and Hannah Li to delve into the glamour, glitz, ups, downs, and “photoshopping” of models as well as the fashion blogs that are providing ordinary individuals an opportunity to shine. UK fashion sensation and Elton John protégée, Tallia Storm is the special guest from Scotland...
Gender Roles & Scottish Teen Singer Fashionista, Tallia...
Co-hosts Youngjoo Ahn and Katelyn Darrow are feminists believing that both genders are equal and deserve to be treated equally in every situation. The male-female pay gap is still unequal with women earning 72 cents for every dollar that a man earns doing the exact job. Reporter Alex Pawlakos suggests that more women ar being recognized in the economic arena today. You Can! Reporter, Lora Galoyan gives an historical perspective asking if Gender roles are reconstructed by society itself, or...
Stress is something we all experience, but in today’s fast paced techno-centered world, teens are topping the charts with stress levels. In a study conducted in Baltimore, Maryland, the top five sources of stress for teens were: school work, parents, romantic relationships, friends' problems, and younger siblings. Co-hosts Youngjoo Ahn and Courtney Cheng tackle the stressors with hands on, practical ways to reduce this epidemic. Reporter Rachel Glass adds her personal experiences from the...
What do Ferragamo, Guess, Prada, Louis Vitton, Fendi,Chanel, Michael Kors, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Balenciaga, Valentino, and many more have in common? If you said they are all high profile fashion designers, you’d be right. Fashion is a favorite topic at Express Yourself!™, and today’s entire show is focused on the trends. Co-hosts Youngjoo Ahn and Katelyn Darrow speak with a real fashion designer, Brittany M. Davidson from BM Designs. Katelyn talks about her press junket to NYC for Fashion...
Dating & Advice Columns
Have you ever been to the zoo? Have you ever wondered why male peacocks have such pretty feathers? Why the male birds sing with a special oomph? As humans, we have our ways of showing interest but they’re a little more complicated. If you are interested in dating, this episode of Express Yourself!™ will tickle your senses. Co-hosts Katelyn Darrow and Youngjoo Ahn interview young adult author, Laura Bjorkman with her novel, Miss Fortune Cookie, about a teenage advice columnist. Youngjoo...
Spotlight on Hollywood Award Shows and Talent Management
Since the dawn of cinema, there has always been pressure for movie stars to project the right image, especially women, but in the last quarter century the demand to look great at Hollywood Red Carpet events, premiers, and award shows has become almost a full time job. TV is littered with award shows showcasing outrageous fashions and fabulous faces. Our hosts, Youngjoo Ahn and Katelyn Darrow take a look behind the scenes of the Golden Globes, SAG Awards, Oscars, Grammies, and more to see...
Success and Courage
Ryan Sim and Youngjoo Ahn co-host a program centering on lessons of success and courage. First up is Economics Tune Up reporter Alex Pawlakos who talks about the economics of success with the concept of opportunity cost. International best selling author and motivator T.J. Hoisington, of If You Think, You Can! Thirteen Laws that Govern the Performance of High Achievers, If You Think You Can! for Teens, and The Secret of the Slight Edge shares success strategies that stick. One of the teens...
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