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Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. hosts this weekly show which showcases and features people who are making a difference in the community, organizations that are helping to uplift others and important, everyday topics.

Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. hosts this weekly show which showcases and features people who are making a difference in the community, organizations that are helping to uplift others and important, everyday topics.

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United States

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Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. hosts this weekly show which showcases and features people who are making a difference in the community, organizations that are helping to uplift others and important, everyday topics.

Language:

English

Contact:

731-427-3316


Episodes

Hub City Now: Interview with Aurion Blanchard A.K.A. A. Monae

5/16/2022
In this episode of Hub City Now, you’ll hear host Tyrone Tony Reed Jr’s interview with returning guest author Aurion Blanchard a.k.a A. Monae, author of A Physical Love Letter to the Black Man Only: Devotions of Intimacy, which on Valentine’s Day this year. You’ll hear A. Monae speak about what’s happened to her since releasing her book, the advice she gives other writers and her thoughts on the controversial Kevin Samuels who recently passed. You can find Aurion Blanchard a.k.a A.Monae on...

Duration:00:27:11

Hub City Now: Interview with Mehr Mansuri and Eric Doizer

5/4/2022
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.", the host interviewed Mehr Mansuri and Eric Doizer, who spoke about the award-winning Children’s Theatre Company of New York, a non-profit 501c3 organization which has a social-justice imperative at its core. Committed to a theater making model that intentionally builds inclusive and empowered communities, the program cultivates an understanding of the personal, cultural and spiritual forces that shape society. CTC’s musical...

Duration:00:29:30

Hub City Now: Interview with Amanda Barlow Leitch

5/1/2022
In this episode of “Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.,” the host spoke with Amanda Barlow Leitch, West Tennessee Regional Director for Alzheimer’s Tennessee, about Silver Alert Mont and Silver Alert kits. The Silver Alert Law that took effect July 1, 2021 is already helping to find missing individuals who have wandered due to dementia, physical impairment, or disability. The TBI is tasked with oversight and creating a uniform statewide protocol for missing persons, including public...

Duration:00:27:47

Hub City Now: Interviews with Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kandi Burruss and Marcus Scribner

4/24/2022
This is what you've been waiting for: Hub City Now’s special Celebrity Interviews episode. In this episode, you’ll hear host Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. interview actress, singer, author, and activist Mrs. Sheryl Lee Ralph, who portrays veteran elementary school teacher Barbara Howard on the hit ABC show "Abbott Elementary," which recently finished its first season and has been renewed for a second season. You might also know her as one of the original "Dreamgirls" from the Broadway production in...

Duration:00:27:39

Hub City Now: Interview with Andy Cole

4/17/2022
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.", the host interviews Andy Cole, Pro Bono Coordinator at West Tennessee Legal Services. Cole spoke about how he joined with WTLS, expungements and the upcoming May 6 expungement clinic for charges in Madison County, Tennessee. This clinic will allow qualifying individuals to have their criminal record erased. People may be eligible for expungement in Tennessee if they had charges against them dismissed, a “no true bill” was returned...

Duration:00:29:20

Hub City Now : Interview with Dr. Kristina Murphy

4/10/2022
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.", the host interviewed Dr. Kristina Murphy, Chair of Pharmacy at Christ Community Health Services’ East Jackson location. Dr. Murphy spoke about how she got into medicine, what it took for her to become a pharmacist and about the new pharmacy at CCHS's East Jackson location, located at 655 Lexington Ave, Jackson, TN 38301. The pharmacy will provide low-cost medication to Christ Community Health Services’ patients. Christ Community...

Duration:00:27:54

Hub City Now: Interview with Amanda Barlow Leitch and Cassie Duggin

3/30/2022
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.," the host spoke with Amanda Barlow Leitch, West Tennessee Regional Director for Alzheimer’s Tennessee, and Cassie Duggin, of Brookdale Jackson Oaks and serves as a co-chair for the first Walk to Make Alzheimer's a Memory in Jackson Walk. The walk will take place Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Jackson's AMP at the Market, located at 91 New Market Street. Alzheimer’s Tennessee is hosting regional walks across the state which serve as...

Duration:00:28:55

Hub City Now: Greg Hammond (Part 2)

3/13/2022
In this episode of Hub City Now, the host continues his interview with Greg Hammond, chief public information officer for the Jackson-Madison County School System. Hammond spoke about how his journey from sport anchor and reporter for WBBJ, to his 12 years as a broadcasting teacher at his alma mater South Side High School, running for office, running a production company, making a documentary and being chosen for his current position. Hammond talked about why parents should enroll their...

Duration:00:29:28

Hub City Now: Greg Hammond

3/6/2022
In this episode of Hub City Now, the host interviews Greg Hammond, chief public information officer for the Jackson-Madison County School System. Hammond spoke about how his journey from sport anchor and reporter for WBBJ, to his 12 years as a broadcasting teacher at his alma mater South Side High School, running for office, running a production company, making a documentary and being chosen for his current position. Hammond talked about why parents should enroll their children into the...

Duration:00:28:50

Hub City Now: Interview with Dr. Tisa Day, Wendy Trice Martin and Jennifer Brou

2/27/2022
In this episode of Hub City Now, the host interviews Dr. Tisa Day, Wendy Trice Martin and Jennifer Brou, members of the Society for African American Cultural Awareness (SAACA) and the Miss Jackson Juneteenth Coalition. Day, Martin and Brou spoke about the history of SACCA, which Martin is the president of, why it was created and what its mission is. They spoke about upcoming events presented by SACCA and those who will be honored. The ladies also spoke about the Miss Jackson Juneteenth...

Duration:00:28:58

Hub City Now: Interview with Kimberli Moore

2/21/2022
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.," the host spoke with Kimberli Moore about her background, the center, who the center helps and how listeners can help the center. Kimberli has served in schools, outpatient clinics, and nursing homes as an outstanding speech pathologist, and been the executive director of the center since 2009. Her clinical focus is primarily adults with acquired neurological impairments, children and adults with severe / profound disabilities, and...

Duration:00:28:47

Hub City Now: Interview with Saffron Lips

2/13/2022
In this special episode of Hub City Now, host Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. interviews Saffron Lips, a R&B/soul/jazz duo featuring Stephanie Jae Park (currently Eliza Hamilton on the Philip Tour of Hamilton) and OBC original cast member and dance captain, Voltaire Wade-Greene. Saffron Lips is a fusion of Park’s vocals and Green’s love of dance. Park’s musical influences include Ella Fitzgerald, Mariah Carey, Sumi Jo and Alicia Keys. Voltaire comes from the concert dance world and exploded onto...

Duration:00:30:00

Hub City Now: Interview with Marcus Scribner and Aurion Blanchard

2/6/2022
In this episode of Hub City Now, host Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. interviews actor Marcus Scribner, best known as Andre Johnson Junior on the ABC comedy “black-ish”, voicing the character Bow in the critically acclaimed Netflix animated series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power and as the voice of D’Angelo Baker on Hulu’s “Dragons: The Nine Realms.” Marcus spoke about the eighth and final season of black-ish, how much of himself he put into the character Junior, what his favorite episodes to shoot...

Duration:00:29:25

Hub City Now: Interview with Caitlin Roach

1/9/2022
In this episode of "Hub City Now" host Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. interviewed Caitlin Roach, marketing manager of LIFELINE Blood Services. Roach spoke about the lack of blood donors and the dire need for blood not only in West Tennessee but across the nation. LIFELINE Blood Services currently has mobile units go out to 20 different counties. They serve all of West Tennessee except for Shelby and Tipton and across the river for Houston and Humphreys County. The organization gives blood products to...

Duration:00:28:52

Hub City Now: Interview with Valarie Pascale

11/14/2021
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.," the host spoke with singer/songwriter and actress Valerie Pascale about her love of music, how her opera singer grandfather and her artist grandmother cultivated a love of arts and music inside her. Valeria also speaks about growing up in Canada and moving to pursue her studies and following her dreams. In one of the most emotional, inspiring and deepest interviews ever featured on Hub City Now, Valarie shares the obstacles and...

Duration:00:34:17

Hub City Now: Interview with Felycia Pendergrass

11/7/2021
[caption id="attachment_78970" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Photo courtesy of Felycia Pendergrass, images, Shutterstock, designed by Tyrone Tony Reed Jr. (TTR)[/caption] In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.," the host spoke with Felicia Pendergrass a.k.a. Felycia Pendergrass who comes from Philadelphia music royalty family tree. She is a singer/songwriter/producer and the daughter-in-law of the late R&B Legend Teddy Pendergrass. Felycia’s sultry high-powered voice...

Duration:00:29:51

Hub City Now: Interview with Darin Hollingsworth

11/1/2021
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.," the host spoke with Darin Hollingsworth, chair for the annual Jackson Out of the Darkness Walk, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Tennessee. The event will be held from 9 a.m.12:00PM, Saturday, November 6 at North Park in Jackson. This walk supports the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s education and support programs and its bold goal to reduce the annual U.S. rate of suicide 20 percent by the year...

Duration:00:29:53

HUB CITY NOW: Interview with Mary Ross and Jackie Utley

10/27/2021
In this episode of "Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr.", the host interviews Jackie Utley and Mary Ross about the upcoming Veterans Day 2021 events in Jackson, Tenn. The 9th Annual “Celebrating Our Veterans” Program will be held Friday, November 5th, 2021, at Highland Park Church, 1102 Campbell Street, Jackson, Tenn., beginning at 6:30 pm. Keynote Speaker will be Major General Tommy Baker, recently appointed Commissioner of Tennessee Department of Veterans Services. "Faces of Our...

Duration:00:29:30

Hub City Now: Interview with Jennifer Shackleford and Olivia Tate

10/10/2021
In this episode of Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr, the host interviewed Jennifer Shackleford and Olivia Tate. Shackleford and Tate spoke about Hairspray: A Broadway Musical, which will be featured at The Ned from October 21 through October 23. The musical will be directed by Shackleford and choreographed by Tate. About the musical: "The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled...

Duration:00:29:46

Hub City Now: Interview with Margaret Taylor

10/3/2021
In this episode of Hub City Now with Tyrone Tony Reed Jr, the host interviewed Margaret Taylor, executive director of A Step Ahead West Tennessee. Taylor spoke about the history of the non-profit organization, how it operates and its goals. Taylor also spoke about the organization's fundraiser, the Vintage Ball, which will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the New Southern Hotel, located at 118 E. Baltimore Street, in Jackson, Tenn. This is an event for women to...

Duration:00:29:32