We are very pleased to be making a media tour to talk more about Call To Witness and Jane’s story.
Here’s what is happening…
There will be a book signing at Sparta Books in Sparta NJ on Thursday October 24th from 6:30PM until 8PM. Meet with Sherry Blackman and have her sign your copy of Call To Witness. More information is available here→
A conversation with Sherry Blackman on Public Radio Exchange PRX.org with host Guy Rathbun as part of his IdeaSphere: A Platform for Today’s Voices series. You can listen to the full audio stream interview here→
Sherry Blackman was also a guest on the Dr. Pat Show and talk about Call To Witness. They were kind enough to post an audio stream recording of the interview, as well as, a podcast MP3 to download and listen to offline. Both are available here→
WROQ-FM “JOHN BOY & BILLY BIG SHOW” (GREENVILLE, SC/ASHVILLE, NC) – The producer scheduled a live, 30-minute telephone interview with Sherry for May 6 at 9 a.m. EST. WROQ-FM is a 100,000-watt commercial station broadcasting to Greenville, SC and Ashville, NC areas. This public affairs show also airs on WTPT-FM which is a 93,000-watt station.
POCONO RECORD (STROUDSBURG, PA) – A writer for this daily newspaper confirmed that he has interest in scheduling an interview with Jane and Sherry regarding the new book. He’d like to set something up between 8:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST on April 29 or 30. We are in the process of scheduling this interview. This paper is a leading source of information in the Pocono Mountain area in Pennsylvania covering local, national and international news. Circulation: 18,858.
WOMANSPEAK, INC. “TIMELESS WOMEN SPEAK” (SPRINGFIELD, MO) – The producer for this show which is promoted on over 400 terrestrial radio stations nationally with over 100,000 listeners per month, wants to schedule a taped, 30-minute interview with Sherry and Jane Gagliardo. Jane had done an interview with this show on April 16 and the host expressed interest in getting her back as a guest along with Jane. Sherry and Jane are scheduled for the interview on May 14 at 11 a.m. EST.
WOMEN’S WEB (Ranking: 759,896) – The Editor was thrilled with the idea of doing something with the book after receiving the press materials. She wants to review the book before doing an interview and she also wants to give the book away to a reader. Upon follow up, she scheduled a 20 to 30-minute telephone interview with Sherry for May 27 at 11 a.m. EST.
LIFESCAPE RADIO NETWORK “THE CATHERINE BRADFORD SHOW” – The host scheduled a live, hour-long telephone interview with Sherry for May 16 at 5 p.m. EST.. This show is heard Worldwide Web, UpSnap Mobile Entertainment,106.9 FM HD-3 in Seattle and on The Telstar Satellite Network.
VALDER BEEBE SHOW (NATIONAL) – Sherry is scheduled for a 10-minute telephone interview on May 7 at 9:30 a.m. EST. Through their current broadcast outlets (FM and Internet) the show’s reach was approaching 23+ Million listeners in 2008. The show distributes a weekly newsletter to its database announcing each week’s show. Past guests include: Academy® Award Nominated Helen Hunt, Emmy® Award Winner Academy® Award Nominated Rosie O’Donnell, 50 Million Pound Challenge Americas #1 Fitness Expert Dr. Ian Smith, Family Finance Expert Formerly, Clinton Administration Supermarket Guru, Mary Hunt Jonathan Lash, President World Resource Inst. Phil Lempert, Food Network America’s Chocolate Expert, Sunny Anderson Jacques Torrez, and more.
WBZ-AM “WOMEN’S WATCH WITH LAURIE KIRBY” (BOSTON) – Sherry did a taped, 10-minute telephone interview on April 4 at 6:30 p.m. EST. This interview will air on May 1 or after that date. WBZ-AM is a 50,000-watt commercial station broadcasting to the Boston market.
WEAA-FM (NPR) “WEALTHY LIFESTYLE!” (BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON, D.C. METRO AREA) – Sherry will do a live, 30-minute telephone interview on May 21 at 7 p.m. EST. WEAA-FM is a 12,500-watt non-commercial station affiliated with National Public Radio and serving the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas. It is located on the campus of Morgan State University.
WOMANSPEAK, INC. “TIMELESS WOMEN SPEAK” (SPRINGFIELD, MO) – Sherry did a taped, 30-minute telephone interview for April 16 at 11:30 a.m. EST. She said it would fit in to their theme of women going from tragedy to triumph. This show is promoted
Call to Witness has been an inspiration to me and so many other readers. The book has given me hope that there is light at the end of the tunnel. My battle has been with a giant food industry company. While recovering from surgery, collecting partial workers compensation benefits, and on FMLA, I refused a directive from my supervisor to load a tank trailer with flour, being it was rejected the previous day for violating protocol that prevents intentional contamination. The company contested my unemployment benefits and the UC Board of Review ruled the supervisors’ directive was unreasonable and granted me benefits. I have a civil complaint filed for wrongful termination with significant public policy exceptions. My attorney and an attorney from the Government Accountability Projects’ Food Integrity Campaign has requested an informal conference with the FBI in Philadelphia, since one of the threats, identified in company training, was an act of terrorism to our food supply. There is a strong possibility that Federal food safety laws were broken. I’ve been dealing with major depression and countless physical ailments since my termination. I am very interested in your consideration to publish my story and would like to meet Jane sometime. I live in Bethlehem, PA approximately 25-30 minutes from Stroudsburg if she still lives in the area.
Thank you so much,