President and CEO of WURD Radio (the only African-American owned and operated talk radio station in Pennsylvania), Sara Lomax-Reese talks with Greg about the emergence of podcasts and how they can coexist with radio, the uniqueness of WURD, some of the most pressing and hotly debated issues in our city and the media’s role in fostering social change, what it’s like to be Black, American, and a woman in 2018, the impact her iconic father Dr. Walter Lomax had on her, her thoughts on Philly, and much more.
Greg talks with his father and President/CEO of Philadelphia Youth Basketball (PYB), Kenny Holdsman, about one of the most formative moments in his adult life, why Philadelphia was in need for a wholistic basketball-based youth development organization, how he and his team are raising $12 million to build a center, his experience with social entrepreneurship, his praises and critiques of Philly, and much more.
Cofounder of Rec Philly, William Tyrone Toms talks with Greg about why Philly needed a home for artists to connect, share resources, and build brands, the artistic-entrepreneurial collision, how he’s learned to use various traumas from earlier in his life to empower himself, the cultural value of having cofounders from drastically different backgrounds, the difference between the young generation of leaders from previous generations, how Rec can be scaled and replicated in other cities, his thoughts on Philly, and much more. This is a GREAT one!
Rob Lawless, a.k.a. Rob10k, talks with Greg about the what, why, and how of his project and mission to have a 1 hour conversation with 10,000 strangers, what he’s learned about humans today, his opinions about social media, his thoughts on Philly, and much more.
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Philly Famous Podcast features conversations with both established and up and coming Philadelphians who are doing interesting and innovative things in all areas of professional life.