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Leaders and Legends features some of Indiana’s most fascinating men and women whose impact has shaped our state, our communities, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane, principal of Veteran Strategies. Leaders and Legends is brought to you by Veteran Strategies, Inc. your local veteran business enterprise specializing in public relations, media relations, public outreach, crisis communications, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com

Leaders and Legends features some of Indiana’s most fascinating men and women whose impact has shaped our state, our communities, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane, principal of Veteran Strategies. Leaders and Legends is brought to you by Veteran Strategies, Inc. your local veteran business enterprise specializing in public relations, media relations, public outreach, crisis communications, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com
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Leaders and Legends features some of Indiana’s most fascinating men and women whose impact has shaped our state, our communities, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane, principal of Veteran Strategies. Leaders and Legends is brought to you by Veteran Strategies, Inc. your local veteran business enterprise specializing in public relations, media relations, public outreach, crisis communications, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com

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Episodes

16: Allison Melangton

5/20/2019
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Duration:01:09:54

15: Remembering Senator Richard Lugar

5/13/2019
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remembering-lugar https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/5Hx7FN6x.jpg The passing of Senator Richard Lugar has caused many from the Hoosier State (and beyond) to reflect on the senator’s life and legacy. In a very special “Leaders and Legends” podcast, we brought together three people who knew the senator very well. Please join Gail Lowry, Jim Morris, and Jim Shella for an hour of fun, candid, and informative conversation about the...

Duration:01:01:12

14: Tim Swarens

5/6/2019
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Duration:01:08:43

13: Jim Kittle and Ed Treacy

4/29/2019
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kttrvan https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/uSjcxxQ2.jpg Jim Kittle and Ed Treacy are bareknuckle political brawlers who have fought the good fight for their respective parties since the 1960s. They’ve also been close, close friends during this same time. Listen to them laugh, tell stories, and talk about how important it is to have friends from the other side of the aisle. Sponsors: * Veteran Strategies...

Duration:00:57:17

12: Marc Allan

4/22/2019
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allan-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/BFBc0uHY.jpg Marc Allan is a Seinfeld expert, a music expert, and one of the absolute best people you will ever meet. As he celebrates his retirement from Butler University this week, we spent an hour with him to discuss the most memorable encounters of his journalism career. Please listen to one of the most honest and candid reporters in the history of Indianapolis. Sponsors: * Veteran...

Duration:01:09:32

11: Sherry Seiwert

4/15/2019
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Duration:00:59:02

10: Shelly Fitzgerald

4/8/2019
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Duration:00:51:31

9: Tom Coverdale

4/1/2019
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coverdale-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/VHEDGrFv.jpg Noblesville’s Tom Coverdale was Indiana Mr. Basketball in 1998 and the point guard on Indiana University’s Final Four team in 2002. As we approach the end of the NCAA tournament, let’s listen to Tom talk about the experience of being recruited by Bob Knight, and what it was like on campus when IU fired its legendary basketball coach. Tom also discusses the game in which...

Duration:01:07:18

8: Ryan Vaughn

3/25/2019
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vaughn-vane https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/m5pHsNkZ.jpg Former prosecutor, former City-County Council President, former chief of staff to Mayor Greg Ballard, Ryan Vaughn is one of the most respected and accomplished leaders in Indianapolis. A proud Ben Davis graduate and current president of the Indiana Sports Corporation, Ryan talks about his career in politics, in government, and how the work of the Sports Corp. is building on...

Duration:00:56:51

7: John Mutz and Louis Mahern

3/18/2019
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mutz-mahern https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/P1AZTXAE.jpg John Mutz and Louis Mahern are what bi-partisan friendship and collaboration are all about. Mutz, Republican and former lieutenant governor & Mahern, Democrat and former state senator, take us through their careers, their friendship, and how they’ve seen Indianapolis prosper during the past five decades. Please listen to Louis tell us what it was like to work for...

Duration:01:16:52

6: Theresa Wells-Ditton

3/11/2019
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twd-vane2 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/WJFvIWTZ.jpg Theresa Wells-Ditton is one of city’s most well-liked and respected journalists. For more than 30 years Theresa has been a leader for television news. Please listen to this remarkable and life-long Hoosier describe why journalism is more important today than ever and what she would tell President Trump if given the opportunity. About Veteran Strategies ‘Leaders and Legends’ is...

Duration:00:56:34

5: David Barras

3/4/2019
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barras-vane2 https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/HDq6oQwo.png David Barras is one of the good guys. Today on “Leaders and Legends” we turn the tables on one of Indianapolis media’s best interviewers. Dave retired from WISH-TV not long ago, and all of us in the PR world miss working with him. Please listen to Dave as he takes us through his career and his thoughts on how Indianapolis has changed since he came to Indy nearly 40 years...

Duration:00:54:24

4: Jim Shella

2/25/2019
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shella https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/1wRhV_xe.jpg 'Leaders and Legends’ is extremely fortunate to have local media legend Jim Shella on our podcast. No reporter with whom I ever worked was more knowledgeable about their beat and how their coverage could impact his fellow Hoosiers. Irreverent as always, Jim shares some terrific stories and treats us more than once to his famous laugh. Hope you enjoy our conversation. About...

Duration:00:59:08

3: Stevi Stoesz and Amanda Kingsbury

2/18/2019
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amanda-stevi https://files.fireside.fm/file/fireside-uploads/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/pmgj47jr.jpg Stevi Stoesz and Amanda Kingsbury joined the ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast, and we had a terrific, thought-provoking discussion. These two leaders remain at the forefront of so many important issues facing our city. We are very fortunate to be able to share their perspectives on our culture, our media, and what Indianapolis needs to do to keep growing. About Veteran...

Duration:00:53:53

2: Bill Benner, Executive Director of the Pacers Foundation

2/11/2019
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benner-vane https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/RJMXLeoq.png A sports journalist in Indiana for 45 years, Bill Benner is one of the most respected and well-liked figures in the history of Indianapolis media. Bill has covered some of our city’s (and the world’s) most popular sporting events, and delighted all of us with this witty and insightful commentary. Join us as Bill talks about his career in the media and how he’s seen Indianapolis grow and change...

Duration:00:51:32

1: Greg Ballard, Former Mayor of Indianapolis

2/1/2019
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Vane-Ballard https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/4/43f8ab4b-615b-4fa3-83f7-01fc9ec2f2bc/k_KogeOx.jpg In our inaugural 'Leaders and Legends' podcast, we sit down with former Indianapolis mayor and retired Marine officer Greg Ballard. Shocking the political world when he was elected the 48th mayor of Indianapolis in 2007, the impact of Ballard’s leadership can be seen all across our state’s capital. From championing bike lanes and connectivity and unprecedented infrastructure investment while...

Duration:00:49:00