Community Concerns 1-26-20

Community Concerns

On Community Concerns, Brian Haldane breaks down topics that are concerning to the Baton Rouge Community.

First up, Congressman Garret Graves joined Brian in D.C. to talk about D.C. Mardi Gras.  Congressman Graves talks about what his office does during D.C. Mardi Gras, including meetings with a lot of State officials.  He explains that he uses this event as a time to meet with a lot of lawmakers to try and put certain laws on the books and improve the state of Louisiana.

Next, Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser was with Brian in our nation’s capitol to talk about D.C. Mardi Gras and Louisiana Staycations.  Nungesser says this is a good time to visit with people from all over the state to get them involved in Louisiana staycation.  He breaks down all of the different historical sites and travel spots that folks looking to visit and explore the state should definitely go see.

Then, Jay Ducote visits with LSU interim President Tom Galligan Jr. Galligan talks about the challenges he has faced as LSU’s interim President and what he hopes to accomplish in this role.  Then, he talks about his experience with D.C. Mardi Gras.

Finally, Rock It Right Radio were joined by Dr. Sobia Ozair, an Oncologist with the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.  Dr. Ozair discusses the importance of testing and early detection when it comes to Cervical Cancer.


About author

Brian Haldane

Brian started in radio in late 2004 as a part-time board operator, but “made his bones” in the business a year later when Hurricane Katrina struck, catapulting him into a full time position covering both news and production of live broadcasts. Haldane was promoted to Program Director in 2008 and held that post until 2011 when he was recruited to help launch a new station. In 2011, Brian helped launch Talk 107.3 FM. He was the morning show co-host, and helped build the show and the station into a top 10 performer. From there, Brian has moved on to work in Inbound Marketing, where he strives to marry the worlds of traditional advertising w/ the marketing methods of tomorrow. He also hosts a number of podcasts, including The Red Bayou Show, which is featured here.

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