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FORTitude is a weekly Fort Worth business podcast brought to you by the Fort Worth Business Press and hosted by Brinton Payne and J.W Wilson. Each week, Brinton and J.W. interview local government, civic, and business people to show us a roadmap of where Fort Worth is going and where it needs to go to meet the challenges of a dynamic, growing city.

FORTitude is a weekly Fort Worth business podcast brought to you by the Fort Worth Business Press and hosted by Brinton Payne and J.W Wilson. Each week, Brinton and J.W. interview local government, civic, and business people to show us a roadmap of where Fort Worth is going and where it needs to go to meet the challenges of a dynamic, growing city.

Location:

United States

Description:

FORTitude is a weekly Fort Worth business podcast brought to you by the Fort Worth Business Press and hosted by Brinton Payne and J.W Wilson. Each week, Brinton and J.W. interview local government, civic, and business people to show us a roadmap of where Fort Worth is going and where it needs to go to meet the challenges of a dynamic, growing city.

Language:

English

Contact:

8173368300


Episodes

JW and BP sit down with Eric Lee (Director of the Kimbell Art Museum)

9/14/2021
Eric Lee is the director of the world renown, Fort Worth Kimbell Art Museum. Beginning with an art history PhD from Yale to leading the Kimbell since 2009, Lee details the incredible acquisition and background of several prized works from the Kimbell’s collection. We also discuss his career, the Kimbell history, the Louis Kahn and Renzo Piano architecture, and some Kimbell secrets.

Duration:00:56:57

TATU, indoor soccer legend, takes off his jersey for Fortitude

8/26/2021
TATU has lived a soccer superstar dream and isn’t slowing down now. We talk youth in Brazil, HOF career, highlights, Sidekicks, Mesquite Outlaws, and the dude can still play.

Duration:00:33:15

Brian Estridge sits down with Fortitude

8/24/2021
Long time radio personality and voice of the Frogs, Brian Estridge, opens up his playbook, sharing his beginning, radio career, best and worst moments, TCU stories, and some chuckles along the way.

Duration:00:25:02

Grace Collins joins JW and BP on Fortitude

8/24/2021
TCU Jr. Soccer Forward sensation, Grace Collins, talks national powerhouse TCU soccer, her climb, her life, and what it takes to be the best

Duration:00:11:08

Cliburn CEO, Jacques Marquis, has something you gotta hear

7/27/2021
Leader of FW’s musical beacon, The Cliburn, shares its magic with Fortitude and its classic

Duration:00:38:01

CEO Mike Brown explains the who, the what and the, Y

7/27/2021
FW YMCA boss, Mike Brown, details one of our most important organizations and Y you should be involved

Duration:00:19:29

Return From Everest

7/20/2021
Matt Magoffin describes his incredible summit attempt to the top of the world

Duration:00:44:32

FW’s BFF, Scott Berkman

6/25/2021
FW’s favorite waiter Scott Berkman, dishes about his life and “maybe yours.”

Duration:00:39:18

Mac Engel joins Fortitude

6/9/2021
Fortitude sits down with the always opinionated sports columnist, Mac Engel, for an inside look at his life, his career, HSO’s and what goes on in that head of his. Earmuffs kids!

Duration:00:45:43

Peoples vs Parker: One More Rant Before the Runoff

6/1/2021
JW and BP sit down one more time with Fort Worth Mayoral Candidates Mattie Parker and Deborah Peoples and discuss where they’ve been and where they think they’ll be on June 5th.

Duration:00:43:14

Fortitude Fest: Idol Finalist Ron Bultongez and TX Piano Man Robert Ellis

5/25/2021
American Idol Finalist, Ron Bultongez, and Texas Piano Man, Robert Ellis, join Fortitude to tell their incredible stories and share their talents with us. Inspiring stuff here.

Duration:00:54:48

FORTitude Goes to Battle with the Fort Worth Opera

5/25/2021
JW and BP discuss the changing landscape of opera in the Post-Covid Era and interview Afton Battle, General Director of the Fort Worth Opera.

Duration:00:19:10

Fortitude meets Fortress

5/20/2021
JW and BP talk with longtime friend Alec Jhangiani about the state of concerts, boutique festivals and all things live music in FW.

Duration:00:19:41

Hope Farm Exec Director Vic Neil as well as Coach Joe Prud'homme

5/18/2021
BP and JW speak with Texas Wesleyan head football coach Joe Prud'homme about the school's football program needs and get a little hopeful with Vic Neil, Director of Development of Hope Farm in Fort Worth.

Duration:00:39:40

Roxo Racing Team, TWU Table Tennis HC Jasna Rather, and Covid Doc Keith Argenbright

5/3/2021
TWU Table Tennis Coach Extraordinaire, the Women of ROXO Racing, and Dr. Keith Argenbright takes them through the last year with COVID.

Duration:01:21:42

Beauty and the Beast

4/23/2021
BP and JW combine the brilliance of world-class pianist Daniela Liebman with the world champion brawn of Paulie Ayala. When these two worlds collide, a spectacle of magic happens on Fortitude.

Duration:01:10:40

Hear the Water Board Candidates - Part 1

4/20/2021
A two-part episode of FORTitude series: interviews with five Trinity River Water District candidates in their own words: Part I CB Team; Leah King; Part II James Hill; Jeremy Raines; Glenda Thompson.

Duration:00:35:41

Hear the Water Board Candidates - Part 2

4/20/2021
A two-part episode of FORTitude series: interviews with five Trinity River Water District candidates in their own words: Part I CB Team; Leah King; Part II James Hill; Jeremy Raines; Glenda Thompson.

Duration:00:49:35

Life in the Fishbowl

4/8/2021
JW and Brinton talk to Tegan Broadwater about his ‘Life in the Fishbowl’ in working with informants to infiltrate one of the toughest neighborhoods in Fort Worth and the US at the time.

Duration:01:03:06

Fort Worth Mayoral Candidates Speak Out

4/7/2021
Listen to the top four candidates for mayor in their own words discuss why they want to be Fort Worth’s next mayor and what they will do if they win on May 1. Byrd.Parker.Peoples.Zadeh. Listen now.

Duration:00:58:52