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OA On Air is created, written, and produced by O’Neill and Associates at our office in downtown Boston. Each week we provide commentary and analysis on a variety of issues at the center of business, policy, and politics. CEO Thomas P. O’Neill III and OA’s team of professionals provide expert perspectives and host interviews with newsmakers and influencers making a difference in business, government and the community.

OA On Air is created, written, and produced by O’Neill and Associates at our office in downtown Boston. Each week we provide commentary and analysis on a variety of issues at the center of business, policy, and politics. CEO Thomas P. O’Neill III and OA’s team of professionals provide expert perspectives and host interviews with newsmakers and influencers making a difference in business, government and the community.
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OA On Air is created, written, and produced by O’Neill and Associates at our office in downtown Boston. Each week we provide commentary and analysis on a variety of issues at the center of business, policy, and politics. CEO Thomas P. O’Neill III and OA’s team of professionals provide expert perspectives and host interviews with newsmakers and influencers making a difference in business, government and the community.

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Episodes

Episode 31: Ted Rebholz of Temescal Wellness

1/18/2019
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This week we do lightning round hot-takes with a panel of our in-house experts on Facebook's push to invest in local journalism, Gillette's new anti-toxic masculinity ad, and how much more expensive it is to eat out than it used to be. PLUS, Cayenne travels to Pittsfield for the launch of recreational marijuana dispensary Temescal Wellness (https://temescalwellness.com/) to talk to their CEO Ted Rebholz about the grand opening and Temescal's philosophy. Finally, community relations expert...

Duration:00:26:48

Episode 30: Chef Daniel Bruce of the Boston Harbor Hotel & Dennis Charles

1/11/2019
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This week on OA on Air Chef Daniel Bruce of the Boston Harbor Hotel sits down with Hugh to talk about the Boston Wine Festival, which he started 30 years ago. And, Cosmo sits down with Dennis Charles, author of "Word of Mouth: Networking to Take Your Business into the Stratosphere", about the three most important things you can do when you network. PLUS, Cosmo and Cayenne talk about how you might be oversharing on Venmo, and the dilemma news stations faced over Trump's immigration speech....

Duration:00:36:21

Episode 29: 116th Congress, Jeffery Michael Tinkham, and a Possible End to the Lockout

1/4/2019
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Welcome back to OA on Air and the first episode of 2019 (woah)! We've got a great inaugural episode for you! Cosmo and Cayenne talk about 5 workplace predictions for 2019, and we know Elizabeth Warren is running for President, but is Mitt Romney? Cosmo, Laura, and Ben discuss the tentative agreement between National Grid and the locked out gas workers. Cosmo sits down with former high school classmate Jeffrey Michael Tinkham to talk about his new book, "Talk Show"...

Duration:00:38:43

Episode 28: Born to Run Foundation & Christmas for the Gasworkers

12/21/2018
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In the last episode of 2018, we talk to Kathy LaFlash, a gasworker who helped organize Christmas parties for the members of USW who have been locked out by National Grid for almost 6 months. Then, Ann Murphy sits down with Noelle Lambert, founder of the Born to Run foundation. Noelle, an avid athlete, lost her leg in a moped accident but has since learned to run with a prosthetic. Now, she and the Born to Run Foundation are helping other kids get the prosthetics they need. Plus: Cayenne and...

Duration:00:28:51

Episode 27: The Salvation Army

12/13/2018
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As we near Christmas, we turn our podcasting gaze on those who are Doing the Most Good: The Salvation Army. We'll talk about their great programs, speak with Maj. George of their Kroc Center in Dorchester, and Tom shares his thoughts on being this years recipient of the Massachusetts Chapter's prestigious Others Award. PLUS: Cayenne and Connecticut expert Ben Josephson on what kind of changes to expect there in January, and Cosmo and Cayenne talk Trumps very bad, terrible, no good meeting...

Duration:02:33:01

Episode 26: Andrea Silbert of the EOS Foundation

12/6/2018
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This week Cayenne, Cosmo and Hugh talk presidential funerals, the double standard of what Congressional women wear, and Rudy Giuliani's ridiculous twitter meltdown. Then, Cayenne sits down with Andrea Silbert, president of the EOS Foundation, for a discussion on the women's power gap in higher education in the Commonwealth. Then, Tom's fondest memories of the late George H.W. Bush.

Duration:00:35:34

Episode 25: Dave Wedge

11/29/2018
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OA on Air is back! This week Cosmo sits down with NYT best-selling author Dave Wedge to talk about his new book "12: The Inside Story of Tom Brady's Fight for Redemption", the state of the media, and why Freddie Mercury is the best front-man of all time. PLUS: Cosmo and Cayenne on legal weed mayhem, and are Christmas trees bad for the environment? AND Tom gives his recommendation for the best book of 2018.

Duration:00:38:49

Episode 24: Blink '18 at Faneuil Hall & California Burns, Trump Tweets

11/15/2018
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This week Cosmo and Cayenne discuss why someone needs to smash Trump's iPhone (which he definitely doesn't call world leaders on), AirBnB vs The City of Boston, and the MBTA Boylston T Stop vs. everyone's ears. Then, Ann sits down with Linda DeMarco of Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Jessi Miller-Bradely of WBZ-TV to talk about Blink! Finally, Tom on why it's OK Amazon decided to pass on Boston.

Duration:00:29:22

Episode 23: Why Papa Gino, Why? & Jayson Gilberti of MVPVets

11/8/2018
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This week on the pod Cosmo and Cayenne talk unexpected bankruptcies (Papa Gino, we're looking at you), the Midterms, and the customary freak-out over the War on Christmas. PLUS, Chase sits down with Jayson Gilberti of MVPVets to discuss how his organization is helping returning veterans succeed in our economy. FINALLY, CEO Tom O'Neill's takeaways from the Midterms (you'll want to here them).

Duration:00:40:54

OA Roundtable: Election 2018

11/7/2018
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We sit down with our in-house team of former political operatives, government staffers, and communicators to discuss the results of yesterday's midterm election. It's a wide-ranging conversation featuring a diverse group of our most seasoned professionals. You can subscribe to OA on Air here: iTUNES ➡️ https://apple.co/2OiujAz SOUNDCLOUD ➡️ https://bit.ly/2LlO6B4 YOUTUBE ➡️https://bit.ly/2LScirb STITCHER ➡️ https://bit.ly/2xyCGQO PLAYER . FM ➡️ https://bit.ly/2PPY8rX TUNEIN ➡️...

Duration:00:22:47

Episode 22: Craig Sandler of the State House News Service

11/1/2018
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This week State House News Service managing partner Craig Sandler stops by to talk about what it's like to cover an election with SHNS. Make sure to listen to Craig and Hugh's wide-ranging discussion, and then head over and check out their podcast, The Takeout! (https://soundcloud.com/statehousenews) PLUS: WE WON THE WORLD SERIES!!!! Cosmo, Cayenne, and Brook discuss. AND, our CEO Thomas P. O'Neill III delivers an important message: VOTE.

Duration:00:44:31

Episode 21: Rep. Jim McGovern

10/25/2018
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This week on the podcast Tom sits down with US Congressman Jim McGovern. They talk about the state of nation, the upcoming election, and McGovern’s role should the House turn blue. PLUS: Cosmo and Cayenne dish out on what scares them, what it’s presumably like to win a billion dollars, and the recent spate of mail bombs directed at prominent Democrats. Happy Halloween!

Duration:00:39:46

Episode 20: HOCR's Fred Schoch

10/18/2018
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OA on Air turns 20! Well, 20 episodes anyway--and we've lined up a great one! Executive Director Fred Schoch of Head of the Charles Regatta sits down with our own Chase Schaub to talk HOCR and his past a rower. Continuing on our sports theme, Cosmo and Cayenne talk about the #FightNight coming up at TD Garden this Friday, and Tom discusses this sports-heavy weekend, with the Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, and Bruins all scheduled to play (unless the Sox can sweep the 'Stros at home), as well as...

Duration:00:33:43

Episode 19: Bruce Platzman & Marc Hudak

10/11/2018
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October is Manufacturing Month, so we're interviewing Bruce Platzman of AIS, a rapidly growing manufacturer of commercial office furniture located in Leominster, MA about all things manufacturing. PLUS, Cayenne and Jeremy sit down with Marc Hudak, President of CarePartners Connecticut, a new Medicare Advantage plan focusing on senior citizens in Conn. AND, what will happen to Kenmore Sq.'s iconic Citgo sign? PLUS we sit down with producer Brook to discuss how David Price can get back into...

Duration:00:40:57

Episode 18: Senator Ed Markey

10/4/2018
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We return to our regular programming, this week with U.S Senator Ed Markey! CEO Tom O'Neill sits down with the Senator to discuss Kavanaugh, the Midterms, and why he takes Trump's attacks on the environment personally. PLUS Cosmo and Cayenne on selfie-related deaths, and Fenway's new music venue. AND, Cayenne sits down with Senior Director and development expert Chris Tracey to discuss Mayor Walsh's new housing push.

Duration:00:32:13

Episode 17: The Woo-Cast

9/27/2018
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Welcome to the all-Worcester Spectacular! We sit down with Tim Murray, President of the Worcester Chamber of Commerce for a wide-ranging discussion on all things Worcester. PLUS Cosmo and Cayenne talk to Chris Crowley, VP Polar Beverages! AND Cayenne discusses all things gastronomical with Sean Woods, owner of Deadhorse Hill and Simjang--two of Worcester's hottest new eateries. FINALLY, Tom talks about Worcester's airport.

Duration:00:40:10

Episode 16: Martin O'Malley & What To Do In A Crisis

9/20/2018
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This week on the podcast, Tom calls in with former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley to discuss their trip to Ireland for the Tip O'Neill Irish Diaspora Awards. Plus, our expert crisis communication team talks about what to do and what not to do in a crisis. Cosmo and Cayenne talk the Massachusetts economy, Josh Gordon's move to the Patriots, and Hawaii Five-O turns 5-0.

Duration:00:43:58

Episode 15: Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner

9/13/2018
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Channel 7's Chief Meteorologist Jeremy Reiner sits down with Hugh to discuss what we can expect from Hurricane Florence. On 3-2-1-GO Cosmo and Cayenne talk Gillette Stadium's food offerings and how your next watch could be a medical device. Cosmo and producer Brook talk boxing. Finally, Tom talks to Hugh about Bob Woodward's new book "Fear."

Duration:00:32:56

Episode 14: David Paleologos & Northeast Arc

9/7/2018
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For Primary Week 2018 Cayenne sits down with nationally recognized pollster David Paleologos of Suffolk University. Cosmo and Cayenne talk the anonymous NYT op-ed from inside the White House, and Nike's recent advertising choice. Then, find out all about the Arc Tank as Ann Murphy sits down with folks from Northeast Arc, a local non-profit dedicated to enabling people with disabilities. Finally, Tom's thoughts on the primaries

Duration:00:38:43

Episode 13: Jamie Sayen, John Buonopane & Joe Kirylo

8/30/2018
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This week Cosmo sits down with author Jamie Sayen to discuss his book, "You Had a Job For Life" about life in a mill town in Northern New Hampshire. Also, he and Cayenne discuss 'cutting the cord' and...food that sounds weird. Then, local union heads John Buonopane and Joe Kirylo talk to Laura and Jeremy about the ongoing National Grid lockout. Finally, Tom remembers John McCain.

Duration:00:33:19