Darren LaShelle

KRCB Content Manager

707-584-2017

Darren LaShelle is the Content Manager for KRCB North Bay Public Media in Sonoma County, California.  LaShelle also acts as Managing Senior Producer for all media projects developed within the organization. He oversees TV programs and series, radio news and productions, Web site design and implementation, and organizational marketing efforts.  LaShelle has worked for KRCB since 2015. He has been working in public media since 1995.  Previous to his career in public media, LaShelle worked for commercial stations in the Toledo and Wheeling/Steubenville markets.

LaShelle is an Emmy award-winning Executive Producer for the science and technology TV series "Plugged-In."  He has written and produced documentaries, studio-based and magazine series, commercials, public service announcements, promotional material and news production.  LaShelle is the Executive Producer of seven nationally-broadcast documentary programs on public television.  He has a Bachelor's of Arts in Radio/TV from Marietta College.

This week’s double feature showcases two bluesmen whose music can be heard at blues festivals around the world, in documentary films, or performing at juke joints right in the heart of the Mississippi Delta. Both play harmonica and guitar, and both were recorded during Bridging The Blues performances last fall. Listen as Watermelon Slim takes the stage at the Bonafide Blues Festival, followed by Terry “Harmonica” Bean at the Mighty Mississippi Music Festival.

Sunday, February 12 at 4 pm. For February’s Word By Word: Conversations With Writers host Gil Mansergh welcomes the award-winning novelist and writing teacher, Joshua Mohr, whose literary memoir Sirens has just been released. Joshua earned his MFA in creative writing at San Francisco University and currently lives in San Francisco’s Mission District. His five novels are populated with word-pictures of individuals addicted to booze and drugs and alternative realities.

American Routes

Feb 9, 2017

February 10th at 12 pm. "Music, Comics & Collecting Records: R. Crumb & Jerry Zolten" This week on American Routes we spin some shellac and wax nostalgic with the iconic cartoonist, musician and record collector Robert Crumb, who'll share with us his love of musical times gone by. Then we talk to educator and vinyl aficionado Jerry Zolten about the story of Paramount Records, started by a furniture manufacturer, whose recorded legacy is now contained in two swank suitcases.

Sunday, February 12 at 8 am. "Doubt, Deny or Defend: Republicans on Climate Change" Much has been made of the partisan divide when it comes to climate change.  But are there Republicans out there who accept and believe in climate change? Believe it or not, there are -- Bob Inglis, former South Carolina representative, is one of them.

This week on Milk Street Radio, we get up close and personal with Nigella Lawson. “You know the whole guilt thing I never quite get,” says Lawson. “One of the things I’m asked most often when I’m interviewed is, 'What is your guilty pleasure?' And I get rather prissy and I always say to everyone, 'Look, if you feel guilty about pleasure, you don’t deserve to have pleasure.” Also on today's show, we make a quick Tuesday night meal with Lidia Bastianich and bring you a revolutionary approach to foolproof pie dough.

In 1988, two powerful explosions shook Kansas City, Missouri, killing six firefighters. Nine years later, five people were convicted of arson and sent to prison for life – but were they innocent? Reveal investigates problems in the case and whether federal agents pressured witnesses to lie. This month, one of the defendants will make his case for freedom before a federal judge.

This week we talk to people whose lives were affected by the president’s executive order on immigration. And we ask: The chaos of the rollout, the vague language that left travelers in airports, people in refugee camps, and government officials confused about how to interpret the order—was this incompetence? Or was it intentional?

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