Today on Buckmaster – Jim Kelley guest hosts and welcomes author and attorney Irina Tsukerman to discuss what the mainstream media ignores in Africa and the Middle East. Congressional candidate Nick Pierson discusses his run for the Republican primary in a 2:1 Democrat district. And Felicia Chew, candidate for Amphi School Board discuss Red for Ed, school safety and how to engage the community as educators.
Today, sitting in for Bill, who’s on vacation, Shelly Fishman will host to top executives from the financial services industry here in Tucson. Vern Babilon is CEO of Tucson Old Pueblo Credit Union and Michael Prior is Founder and CEO of Credit Union Financial Network and President of Priority Financial Group. Shelly will chat with these industry leaders about the role of their institutions in peoples financial lives, how their firms are regulated by State and Federal agencies, what that means for depositors and investors and how they identify and select individuals in their companies who work with the public every day to improve peoples’ financial lives.
Today on Buckmaster – It’s the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Bruce Ash and Dr. Don Jorgensen, with guest host Dan Shearer. Also, we talk with Kathy and Thom Mansur of Honor Flight Southern Arizona and its mission to take veterans to Washington, DC, to see the memorials built in their honor.
Today on Buckmaster – The Friday Focus interview is with Pima County Supervisor Steve Christy. The Friday Roundtable features Dan Shearer, editor of the Green Valley News & Sahuarita Sun, who is sitting in for Bill, and Joe Ferguson, political writer for The Arizona Daily Star. Weekend Watch is hosted by Matt Russell, Inside Tucson Business food and beverage columnist.
Today on Buckmaster – Guest Host Ray Alan asks radio host and author Zach Yentzer what it will take to make Tucson a creative city. Also, Brian Mayer Associate Professor of the University of Arizona School of Sociology talks about poverty in Tucson.
Today on Buckmaster – Guest host Ryan Hansen of Bon Voyage Travel sits in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster, who makes a special call-in appearance from Fernandez Bay, as part of his trip to Cat Island, Bahamas. Other guests include Phil Cappelli, President of Insight Vacations, Larry Pimentel, President of Azamara Club Cruises, and Sherwin Banda, President of African Travel.
Today on Buckmaster – guest host by Shelly Fishman, MBA, CFP®, talks with James Reel, Program Director of KUAT-FM and Chairman of the Tucson Chamber Music Society. For the third year in a row, James and Shelly will chat about the nexus of classical and non-classical music. This segment will feature examples of popular music that derive directly from classical compositions. We’ll start with the “hit Parade” of the 1950s and finish up with Hip Hop (Beethoven) and Heavy Metal (Janacek). On the way, we’ll visit with Billy Joel and Perry Como. Not to forget that ultimate ‘New York Elite” hit, Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh.
Today on Buckmaster – It’s the Monday Political Face-off featuring commentators Vince Rabago and Jim Kelley. We’ll talk about Sen. John McCain and his continued influence on the national level. Also, we talk with Summer Lamb and Shayla Levesque, students from Sahuarita, about how teenagers are making sure they’re heard on the issues.
Today on Buckmaster – Dylan Smith of TucsonSentinel.com fills in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster. The Friday Focus interview features Dr. Gabriel Trujillo, superintendent for TUSD. Followed by the reporters roundtable with Joe Ferguson, political writer for The Arizona Daily Star, and Jim Nintzel, editor of The Tucson Weekly.
Today on Buckmaster – Dan Gibson of Visit Tucson fills in for the vacationing Bill Buckmaster with an hour long conversation on tourism.