Radio Eye’s 7th Annual Celebrity Reader Week

Radio Eye just wrapped up our 7th Annual Celebrity Reader Week. We were so pleased to have had  local celebrities from the arts, media, and government join our regular readers.

On Monday Rufus Friday, President and Publisher of the Herald-Leader, read with our regular Herald team.  John Brokamp, Publisher/Founder of Sampler Publications, read Health & Wellness for our Health Corner program.  Dr. Jim Klotter, Kentucky Historian, recorded a special program about World War II.

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On Tuesday Tom Eblen, Herald-Leader columnist, joined our Herald-Leader team. tom eblen1

Wednesday, Carl Nathe, UK Football Announcer, read with our Herald-Leader team.  Judge Jim Ishmael read with our Courier Journal team.  Frank X Walker, Poet Laureate, read  part 1 of a 10 part series of his own work. Tune in on each Saturday at 12:30pm and 5:30pm to hear him read.

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Thursday, Bill Goodman of KET joined our Herald-Leader team.  2nd District Council Member Shevawn Akers read Southsider and Kentucky Living Magazine in our Kentucky Series program.

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On Friday Ann Hammond, Director of the Lexington Public Library, joined our Herald-Leader readers. Sue Wylie joined our regular Courier Journal readers. JoEllen Wilhoite, Community Relations Manager at Barnes & Noble, came in to read our Kentucky Series program. Mayor Jim Gray also joined us on Friday, reading our Kentucky Series program.

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Finally, on Sunday, Judge Ernesto Scorsone read with our Herald-Leader readers.


Radio Eye staff had so much fun with Celebrity Reader Week that we decided to host more guest readers in November. The Governor has declared November Radio Reading Services month once again. Radio Eye  has decided to celebrate by inviting more guest readers to join us during the whole month of November!

Who would you like to hear read on Radio Eye? Leave us a comment below or on Facebook!