Thursday, March 7, 2013

Behind the Scenes at My Recent Guest Appearance

Sitting at the table with Jeff and Jerry


Mount Pleasant Up Close is a weekly local TV and radio show.  The hosts are Mayor Gerald (Jerry) Lucia (on the right) and Borough Manager Jeff Landy (in the middle).  This coming week, I will be their guest.

Talking with Jeff and JerryWe recorded it yesterday amidst the snowstorm.  Sitting at a small table in the Borough Council Chambers, I answered questions about my books and being an author.

In the beginning of my first “live” interview, I was nervous.  Jeff and Jerry started the show with a little intro, then they turned to me.  Jeff said something like, “Tell us a little something about yourself and your books.”  And that’s when it happened.  I felt as if I were having a brain freeze moment like a kid in school on test day who just stared at the paper on the desk because the answers eluded her.  I took a small pause, let out a tiny laugh, then my brain began to function properly.

Answering questionsOnce we got going, everything flowed so well. The half-hour show whizzed by faster than I expected.  Jeff and Jerry asked great questions.  We had a lot of fun.  At some point, I felt as if I were simply having a conversation with two of my oldest and dearest friends.  The camera and microphones no longer existed to me.  I had a great time and I am so glad that I was able to be a part of their show.

Anyone in SW PA and NE WV can catch Mount Pleasant Up Close Sunday mornings at 7:30 on 103.1 WKVE.  It also runs on Armstrong Cable channel 20 Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10 am and 6 pm in the Fay-West PA region.


Listening to their questionsMy guest appearance will air this Sunday, March 10th at 7:30am on 103.1 FM and on Monday, March 11th, Wednesday, March 13th and Friday, March 15th at 10 am and 6 pm on Armstrong Cable channel 20.

To know more about the quaint, friendly town of Mount Pleasant check out this video.

2 comments:

  1. Is there a website that would have a link to the interview for those of us who don't live in the area? You could place it on your blog.

    Congratulations on the interview.

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    1. Thanks! There will be. I'll be receiving a DVD of the show after it airs, probably in a couple of weeks or so. It will be posted on this blog.

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