Sports writer Dave Eminian (@icetimecleve) has covered 33 seasons of the Peoria Rivermen for the Journal Star. "Cleve" joins his fellow writer Nick Vlahos (@VlahosNick) to discuss his long career covering Peoria hockey and his love for his hometown Cleveland sports teams, plus share a few war stories from behind the scenes of the Rivermen beat in this edition of Nick in the AM, the Podcast.
The Journal Star's Nick in the Morning —Nick Vlahos — chats with co-worker Chris Kaergard about state and local politics, the state of journalism and the process and strategy for newsgathering in central Illinois. Chris started out as a copy editor and editorial page writer, and is currently the paper's assignment editor and political reporter.
Journal Star reporter Nick Vlahos talks with Mark Johnstone, proprietor of Rhodell Brewery in Peoria, about his business, his journey from his native Scotland to central Illinois and whether the craft-beer craze is at its peak.
In this edition, the Journal Star's Nick Vlahos talks with American Cancer Society spokeswoman Audrey Williams about her days in Peoria TV news, her current job and a big fundraising campaign in which Nick has a personal stake.
Journal Star reporter Nick Vlahos talks with sports editor Kirk Wessler about working for his hometown newspaper, blurring the line between sports and politics on ESPN and how good Bradley University basketball might be this season.