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TWR Listeners Lounge - George Murray

The Wilder Ride

Release Date: 10/14/2020

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The Wilder Ride

In this episode we are joined by long-time radio broadcaster, Steve Winslow, who started in the Boston area and is now in Atlanta. We had a great time hearing about Steve's initial foray into radio and how it led him to one of the biggest stations in the country. As we wrapped up the interview, Steve is looking to the next challenge in life, whatever that might be. As he calls it, he is now an unrestricted free-agent and the world is at his fingertips.

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Here is our produced promo for the upcoming 6th Annual Halloween Spooktacular. It will air live on WBHF AM1450 FM100.3 and online via TuneIn Radio, the TuneIn Radio app, on Alexa and GoogleHome from 9PM to midnight on Saturday, October 31st. We have made this our annual tradition for 6 years now and hope you will tune in and listen. If you can't make it, we will add it to our podcast within a few days of airing.

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In this episode we are joined by George Murray, a Vietnam vet, a retired FBI agent and Walt's dad. We begin with George's days in college in the ROTC program. One of his more harrowing moments in Vietnam related to crashing his helicopter. After his service, George made a shift to the FBI. He was involved in several undercover operations and investigations. One of the most well-known was the Atlanta child murders. Today, George stays busy reading, chatting with colleagues and golfing as much as possible.

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In this episode, we welcome author and podcaster, Tom Taylor. Tom helped to create the Indiana Jones Minute and the Caddyshack Minute and has since been part of several additional shows. His first successful youth novel, "In Memory of Todd Woods," has been out for a few years. He is in the midst of shopping his newest book, "The Nearly Useless Power League." Tom has joined with three others for a new show called ABCD:TOS, where they are going through the original star trek episodes in alphabetical order.

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In this episode, we welcome Scott Baker, aka, Scotty B, a radio talent at WSB in Atlanta with both a sports and music background. High School football landed him a scholarship to Clark-Atlanta University. He fell in love with the microphone and got his degree in broadcasting. He was initially hired at WSB to be a phone screener, but made a point of learning as much as he could. Fate landed him the role of producing "Word on the Street." He works with hosts Shelley Wynter, MalaniKai and DJ Crystal.

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In this episode, we welcome Dr. Don Green, President of Georgia Highland's College, who joins us to discuss his career path, education and motivation. We start with his parents putting a premium on education while living in a small town in Michigan. After college and getting his MBA, Don was ready to tackle the business world. In fact, he did, for a short while. But, by chance, he was asked to teach a course on human resources. He was immediately taken with the idea of being a college professor.

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In this episode we are joined by Christopher Korman, the son of the late actor, Harvey Korman, to talk about his life and his struggles being learning disabled. Our goal was to focus on Christopher's life and upbringing. We talked a lot about Chris having to come into his own and still fighting moments of resentment over the shadow his dad cast. However, with time, he has come to cherish the legacy and how it is being used to help combat learning disabilities.

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In this episode, we welcome two podcasters from 60MW, Ben Ford and Chris Jellyman, who each put out a myriad of shows and content. He got involved with podcasting when he stumbled across Chris on Twitter. Chris's story begins with a show called, The Same Coin. The video game podcast lasted for several years before running it's course. But, as one door shuts, another opens. Chris joined with the podcast 60MW, then called 60 Minutes With. They each host several shows between them.

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In today's episode we are joined by fantasy author JW Webb, chatting about his books set in the world of Anzu. Jim grew up close to London but it wasn't until he moved out to Cornwall when his first book came to life. He is now putting the finishing touches on his 12th book in the ever-growing list of books set in the world of Anzu.

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In this episode, we are joined by long-time political analyst, Bill Crane, on WSB-TV and WSB Radio. He also owns a PR firm, CSI Crane. He has been involved with politics and business his whole life. He also worked for the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce in the years leading up to the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He then moved to a public relations firm before deciding to start his own company in 2009. We wrap up the interview with some of the people and personalities he's met along his journey.

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In this episode we are joined by George Murray, a Vietnam vet, a retired FBI agent and Walt's dad. We begin with George's days in college in the ROTC program. He trained to become a helicopter pilot and put those skills to use during one tour of duty. One of his more harrowing moments in Vietnam related to crashing his helicopter. After his service, George made a shift to the most prestigious law enforcement agency in the country -- the FBI. He was involved in several undercover operations as well as regular investigations. One of the most well-known was the Atlanta child murders case. Today, George stays busy reading, chatting with colleagues and golfing as much as possible.

MOVIES/STREAMING:
Walt is watching the High Score documentary on Netflix that Alan recommend a few weeks ago. He highly recommends For Our Eyes Only, a James Bond Documentary on Netflix. He also just started to watch the first season of Utopia. George has been preoccupied with watching the Atlanta Braves in post season play. However, he did recommend the Amazon Prime series, Bosch. Alan is working through season two of Longmier and enjoying the uptick in the pace of the episodes.

READING:
Walt is continuing his reading of Michael Connelly's, "The Black Echo." George immediately put in a plug for, "I'm Ready to Talk: Vietnam Vets Preserve Their Stories." He also happens to have written three of the chapters in the book. Additionally, he is reading, "A Storm in Flanders," regarding a battle in Flanders in WWI and "The Allies," which dives into the relationships between Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. In this presidential cycle, Alan is covered up with reading news and staying abreast on current events.

LISTENING:
Walt just started listening to the podcast Norm MacDonald Live and is really enjoying it. George, admittedly new to podcasts, is listening to The Wilder Ride! Alan gave the following suggestions/shout-outs: The Marine Corps Movie Minute, Golden Rage of TV60MW PodcastThe Real Queens of QueensThe Bad Cop Bad Cop ShowGeek to Me RadioBK on the Air Escape Pod Podcast, and Radio Labyrinth.

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