Charlotte Five Podcast hosts Sallie Funderburk and Alicia Thomas break down the activities and restaurants you must visit when family comes to town, or when you're looking for something new to do on date night.
Keeping your online data and information safe with cyber-security expert Daniel Argandona (Fortalice Solutions). He shares with Sallie and Alicia the biggest password mistakes you're making right now, and three things you can do right now to keep your online data safer.
It's time for one of Charlotte's favorite events- the 41st Annual Yiasou Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral. This week, festival chairJohn Tsumas joins Sallie and Alicia to fill them in on all the event's best-kept secrets- including how to pronounce "Gyro" correctly, how to beat the crowds and the traffic, the drive-thu option (!) and how to find the indoor dining area with the alternate menu. If you're going to the Yiasou Festival- this podcast is a must-listen for...
If there has been a major event in Uptown Charlotte in the past 20 years, chances are Center City Partner's Robert Krumbine planned it. Krumbine joins Sallie and Alicia in the Charlotte Five studio to talk about how Center City has grown, the role his events have played in that growth, and what's the next big event? Plus- how to get involved in the Thanksgiving Day Parade!
Charlotte's Shannon Rauch is a professional Mermaid. Seriously. Charlotte Five's Sallie Funderburk and Alicia Thomas find out how Shanon became a mermaid, and how her passion for mermaid life helps children understand how they can save the oceans.
With that other play getting so much attention in Charlotte, we decided to give our local community theater some love. Chris Timmons, Associate Artistic Director at Theatre Charlotte joins Sallie in-studio to talk about their 91 years of history, upcoming performances, and keeping live theatre relevant in the electronic age.
Uptown Charlotte is about to get a whole lot funnier, as it prepares for The Queen City Comedy Experience, a four-day comedy festival September 27-30 at Blumenthal Arts' Spirit Square. Joining Sallie Funderburk in the studio are the festival's founders and local improv comics Cale Evans and Elizabeth "E.B." Byland. This one gets a little out of control.
Sarah Blake Morgan spent four years as a reporter for WBTV in Charlotte. This week she sits down with Sallie Funderburk and Sean Clark-Weiss to talk about her career as a Multi-Media Journalist (MMJ), her time at WBTV, and covering intense stories on live television.
In 2015, Jenn Baxter downsized and moved into a tiny house, sharing her story with the world on HGTV and in SouthPark Magazine. This week, she joins Sean and Sallie to follow up, to offer advice to anyone considering a tiny house, and to explain why she thinks her first tiny house fell apart.
WFAE's "She Says" podcast is one of the most-listened-to podcasts in the country this week. It tells the story of a Charlotte woman's three-year search for justice after she was sexually assaulted. On this edition of The Charlotte 5 Podcast, "She Says" producer Joni Deutsch, Investigative Reporter Sarah Delia and reporterAlex Olgin join Sean and Sallie from WFAE's studios to talk about the case, how the podcast came together, CMPD's response to sexual assault victims, and the attention the...
HR Generalist and Recruiter Mike Andersen, from Charlotte-based Xceleration (Xceleration.com), offers advice and inside HR information about applying for a job, the most common mistakes made by job-seekers, how much follow-up is appropriate, how to make your resume stand out in the pile, and the importance of the cover letter.
Is Charlotte a good place to start a business? Juan Garzon from StartCharlotte and PitchBreakfast joins Sean and Sallie for a frank talk about where the city can improve to attract more startups, what it takes to move your ideas into action, and what investors are really looking for.
Charlotte Observer Food Editor Kathleen Purvis in-studio to talk about the many new restaurant concepts coming to Charlotte, her favorite places to eat, the Park Road Shopping Center's renaissance, and when can we expect a Queen City chef to win The James Beard Award?