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Hand Made Prosthetics Braden Leonard and Micah Reyes

Bill welcomes the innovators behind Hand Made Prosthetics, Braden Leonard and Micah Reyes, for a conversation about Braden's journey since losing his right hand as the result of a mountain bike accident, their efforts to create an innovative prosthetic system, the documentary following their project and working in design and tech in Rhode Island.


WPRI Reporter Dan McGowan

In this episode, Bill Bartholomew sits down with WPRI Providence political reporter Dan McGowan. As one of, if not the only beat reporter specifically covering Providence City Hall, McGowan has built indispensable relationships with sources and viewers during his relatively fresh career.


RI Attorney General Candidate Peter Neronha

In this episode. Bill Bartholomew welcomes former U.S. Attorney and current candidate for Attorney General of Rhode Island Peter Neronha to the loft for an in-depth conversation. Mr. Neronha presents a detailed platform that draws from his experiences as a native Rhode Islander, private sector attorney, and in the United States Attorney's office,.


Musician Roz Raskin

In this extensive conversation, BB and popular Providence-based musician Roz Raskin (NOVA ONE, Roz + The Rice Cakes) chat about Roz's new record, the indie rock band life, Providence, RI's music and cultural scenes, and much more!


RI Progressive Gubernatorial Candidate Paul Roselli

In this extensive interview, Bill Bartholomew welcomes RI Progressive Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful Paul Roselli to the loft. Mr. Roselli, who is a native Rhode Islander, documentary filmmaker and activist, outlines his vision for a just and sustainable Rhode Island, as well as the key differences between his campaign's platform and that of fellow Progressive Democratic Gubernatorial candidate, former RI Secretary of State Matt Brown


PVDlive Founder + Songwriter Chrissy Stewart

In this episode, Bill Bartholomew sits down with PVD Live founder Chrissy Stewart. From serving as Production Manager for Lucinda Williams, to curating and promting events and artists in Providence, to her own songwriting and performing, Chrissy has become a key member of the creative and broader communities in Rhode Island.


WPRI Television Reporter Ted Nesi

Bill Bartholomew sits down with popular reporter Ted Nesi (WPRI), who has built an identity as a top television, print and social media political and business journalist as well as a frequent radio guest throughout southern New England. Ted discusses his journey as a reporter, Rhode Island politics and media, and his advise for young content producers in this fun conversation.


RI Political Watchdog + Businessman Ken Block

BB travels to Ken Block's offices for a conversation about Mr. Blocks business and political experience, including founding the RI Moderate Party and a 2014 Gubernatorial bid, his work as a government watchdog and media personality, and his thoughts on the best way to move Rhode Island into the future.


Fmr. U.S. Senator, RI Governor, Presidential Candidate Lincoln Chafee

Bill Bartholomew sits down with former U.S. Senator, Governor of Rhode Island and Presidential Candidate, who discuss Mr. Chafee's political career, his experience as a professional blacksmith and whether or not he is planning to challenge U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse in a Democratic Primary contest for his former Senate seat.


Rhode Island Public Radio Political Reporter Ian Donnis

Bill Bartholomew sits down with veteran reporter and media personality Ian Donnis, who is currently the political reporter at Rhode Island Public Radio. Their conversation touched on Ian's journey as a reporter, affairs in Rhode Island politics and his advise to those interested in pursuing a media career.


RI Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Brown (D)

Bill Bartholomew interviews former Ri Secretary of State and Democratic Gubernatorial hopeful Matt Brown, who is challenging incumbent Governor Gina Raimondo in the democratic primary this September. Brown outlines several key differences between his platform and the policies and actions of the current administration, highlighted in the areas of natural resources and incubating a more equitable and profitable future economy.


RI Gubernatorial Candidate Dr. Luis Daniel Munoz (I)

Bill Bartholomew goes one-on-one with Rhode Island Independent gubernatorial hopeful Dr. Luis Munoz. After graduating from Central Falls High School, he went on to become an accomplished academic and medical technologies professional, and presents a campaign platform that he believes will drive Rhode Island towards becoming a hub for future industries and creative investment.


Investigative Reporter + Media Personality Jim Hummel

Bill Bartholomew sits down with Rhode Island investigative reporter, television host, print journalist and radio personality Jim Hummel. During a nearly four-decades long career, ranging from print, TV and radio, to his own long-form video series and multi-platform brand 'The Hummel Report', Jim Hummel has defined himself as one of the premier media figures in the southern New England region.


RI Gubernatorial Candidate Giovanni Feroce (R)

Bill Bartholomew sits down with RI GOP gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce. BB digs into the foundations of Mr. Feroce's background, and why he believes he is the most qualified candidate in the field, despite a sea of negative media coverage surrounding the fallout from his BENRUS venture. A lengthy and candid conversation with the former State Senator, military officer and CEO reveals a specific plan to 'revive' Rhode Island, as laid out in his platform via his 'Rhode Island Papers'.


Providence Mayoral Candidate Kobi Dennis

In this episode, Bill Bartholomew goes on-on-one with Democratic Providence Mayoral Candidate Kobi Dennis, who offers his ideas about improving Providence utilizing the city's existing assets and talent. A former member of The United States Navy and a respected community organizer, Mr. Dennis is challenging incumbent Jorge Elorza in the Democratic Primary this September, whom Mr. Dennis believes has turned his back on many of the citizens that helped to elect him in 2016. From live music...


Rhode Island Gubernatorial Candidate Joe Trillo (I)

Bill Bartholomew interviews former RI State Representative and current Independent candidate for Governor of Rhode Island, Joe Trillo. Bartholomew investigates Trillo's self-declared moderate platform, where he finds a strong element of compassion for less fortunate human beings and animals contrasted against his support for, and state campaign chairmanship of President Donald J. Trump. Although Mr. Trillo initially declined the opportunity to discuss opponents in this race, he later...


Rhode Island Dem. Rep. + Lt. Gov. Candidate Aaron Regunberg

In this episode, Rhode Island House of Representatives member and candidate for Lieutenant Governor Aaron Regunberg (D, Providence) joins BB at The Loft. From outlining his vision to be a "Lobbyist For The People" as Lt. Governor and offering his take on a wide-range of issues such as wealth disparity, marijuana policy and workers' rights, Rep. Regunberg presents himself as an experienced but fresh progressive-Democratic voice in Rhode Island politics.


Special Report: Opposing Citizen Viewpoints Overtake The Rhode Island State House

In this short-form, special report, Bill Bartholomew descends upon The Rhode Island State House in Providence, RI, where pro-gun, pro-life, and pro-choice rallies were happening simultaneously on the afternoon of April 10, 2018. Interviews from the ground offer an illustration of some of the differing viewpoints within the Ocean State. Look for more special reports throughout 2018 and follow on instagram @billbartholomew


Rhode Island Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Bill Bartholomew welcomes The Honorable Dan McKee, the 69th and current Lieutenant Governor of Rhode Island to the loft for an extensive conversation on art, community, leadership, the advantages that Rhode Island has moving forward, and of course, some basketball