WCBE Podcast Experience

From Me, Too to Black Lives Matter, cultural changes worldwide prove that diversity and inclusion are critical for every organization. Roger Madison, Jr., shares his experiences as an African American in the tech industry – both as a trailblazer within IBM, and what he learned as a top sales executive in South Africa as he helped establish Big Blue’s presence there post-apartheid.

November is Men's Health Month! On the new episode of Prognosis Ohio, part of the WCBE Podcast Experience, Dan Skinner talks with Mike Craycraft, testicular cancer survivor, clinical pharmacist, and founder of the Testicular Cancer Society. Topics include trends, research, and treatment for testicular cancer, as well as disparities and challenges in educating young people about about the disease.  

Greg Moran joins Maureen to discuss the challenges organizations are facing during the months of working from home and how his organization, Aware, is helping companies track employee engagement and satisfaction without invasion of privacy.

Telling your story is only the beginning.  The old adage “show, don’t tell” is true:  today’s most successful companies and leaders are StoryDoers, not storytellers. These leaders clearly define a higher purpose that frames their ultimate ambition and desired contribution to the world.  Every action they – and their company - take serves to achieve this goal. Ty Montague, CEO of co:, reveals what makes someone a Storydoer, why they are better leaders, and tools you can use to become a Storydoer.

During this edition of Innovating Leadership Co-Creating Our Future, Maureen speaks with Greg Moran and Terri Bettinger on the topic of aspirations over the courses of their leadership careers. Aspiration has the power to expand our limits and potential by motivating us to test our capabilities and competencies further and in new ways. 

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los takes you on a drum journey with music from James Brown, Jaco Pastorius, Takuya Kuroda, John Scofield, Zapp, The Power Station, Paul Simon, The Roots, Prince, Steely Dan, and more. 

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los takes you on a first-class adventure to the United Kingdom with music from Average White Band, Lisa Stansfield, George Michael, Jamiroquai, Laura Izibor, The Specials, Incognito, Akala, and more. 


On the new episode of Prognosis Ohio, Dan Skinner talks with Dr. Sharon Parsons, a Bexley-based general dentist and the Immediate Past President of the Ohio Dental Association. 


Matt Qvortrup is a professor of political science at Coventry University. Described by the Financial Times as "a world authority on referendums," he has published more than a dozen books on democracy and presented the BBC Program How to Kill a Democracy.

Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future features interviews with Ohio and global business leaders. The podcast will include current conversations and archived editions of Maureen Metcalf's interviews. 

Here she celebrates the 5th year anniversary of the show with Dr. Christopher Washington, the Provost and Senior Vice President for Franklin University.

Maureen and Christopher will recap the biggest takeaways from the guests in the past 5 years and look forward at the opportunities and challenges facing our leaders. 

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los takes you on a first-class adventure to the sounds of New York with music from Jimmy Castor, Soulive, Lana Del Rey, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock, Alphabet Soup, Beastie Boys, and more. 

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los takes you aboard the Mothership with music from The Parliaments, Garrett Shider, Quazar, Meshell Ndegeocello, George Clinton, and more. 

Mike Hardy, Founding Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University in the UK, joins Maureen to discuss his current work, trends in democracy, and what leaders can do to make a difference through better leadership for a more peaceful existence for us all.

This week on Prognosis Ohio, Dan Skinner talks with Loren Anthes,  who is the William C. and Elizabeth M. Troyhaft Chair in Health Planning at the Center for Community Solutions, and leads Community Solutions’ Center for Medicaid Policy. He's also a lecturer at Ohio University's College of Osteopathic Medicine, located on the Cleveland campus.


On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los takes you on a first-class adventure to the sounds of California with music from Shuggie Otis, Tower of Power, Beth Hart, The Pointer Sisters, Etta James, Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Fishbone, and more. 

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los explores the sounds of New Orleans. Hear music from Dirty Dozen Brass Band, James Sugar Boy Crawford, The Neville Brothers, Trombone Shorty, Bobby Rush, Fats Domino, and more. 

Relive this Labor Day special as WCBE’s Jim Maneri supplies you with labor-related songs including Rosie the Riveter, an introduction to hard working LA pop-art music maker Louis Cole, the all-women Big Bands of WWII, a spotlight on Jacob Collier and more. 

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los celebrates not where the grooves are from but who they're from. Hear music from Tina Turner, Dionne Warwick, Sade, Jill Scott, Brittany Howard, Joss Stone, Dawn Silva, Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan, and more. 

On this week’s episode of Prognosis Ohio, Dan Skinner wraps up our 2020 candidate series with a discussion with Representative Kristin Boggs of House District 18—Dan’s district—about the importance of local state elections, and the state of Ohio health and healthcare politics.

On this week’s episode of Prognosis Ohio, Dan talks with Charles Gaba—blogger, website developer, healthcare analyst, and founder of Gaba has been tracking Obamacare enrollments as early as October 2013 to showcase the critical importance of the Affordable Care Act. 


For the past few months Prognosis Ohio has been spotlighting candidates in Ohio who have a particular interest in health and health care. On this week’s episode, Dan Skinner talks with State Representative Allison Russo of the 24th House district about her campaign for reelection. Russo’s background in the health field shapes her positions and values as a representative.

On this edition of Trip The Groove Fantastic, Los takes you on a first-class adventure to the sounds of the Carolinas with music from Betty Davis, James Brown, Etta Jones, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and more. 

On this week’s episode of Prognosis Ohio, we continue our 2020 candidate spotlight by talking with Sheryl Munson—a public defender of 26 years and supporter of restorative justice— about her candidacy for judge in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas against the current incumbent and former prosecutor, Judge Gina Russo .

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Accordingly, this week on Prognosis Ohio, Dan Skinner interviews Orman Hall, a distinguished expert on addiction, mental health, and suicide from Ohio University, about his and his colleagues' 10-year study on suicide in Ohio.

Los launches Trip The Groove Fantastic with a trip through Ohio’s rich Groove history, featuring the Ohio Players, Rusty Bryant, RJD2 and more. 

On this week’s episode Dan Skinner and his Co-Producer Mark Frantz talk with Mikey Sorboro—owner of Mikey’s Late Night Slice—about the legal battle over the 10pm restaurant curfew that Mikey and other local restaurant owners fought at the end of July. Currently, Gov. DeWine has called for alcohol sales to stop after the same 10pm marker.

On this week’s episode, Dan interviews Ohio’s 67th House District candidate—Dr. Rachael Morocco—who is currently running against Rep. Kris Jordan.




This week, Dan talks with Crystal Lett—a native of Hilliard who’s running for the Ohio Senate in District 16. She has been a case manager at North Central Mental Health (NCMH) and is an advocate for supporting those with mental illness, addiction, disability, and more.




Host Dan Skinner interviews Joel Newby, who is seeking to unseat incumbent Rep. Steve Stivers in Ohio's 15th Congressional District. Topics include health care access and costs and the future of the ACA, gerrymandering, whether health care should be considered a right, and more. 


Dan Skinner talks with Washington Post reporters Anne Gearan and Brittany Shammas about reporting they have done at the nexus of Ohio and the national response to COVID-19. Topics include Gov. DeWine's false positive test for COVID-19, efforts to push back against misinformation about COVID-19 testing and vaccines, and school reopening discussions.