Leaders and Legends

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

53 episodes of Leaders and Legends since the first episode, which aired on February 1st, 2019.

  • 5: David Barras, Former WISH-TV News Anchor

    Episode  |  March 4th, 2019  |  54 mins 24 secs

    David Barras is one of the good guys. Today on “Leaders and Legends” we turn the tables on one of Indianapolis media’s best interviewers. Dave retired from WISH-TV not long ago, and all of us in the PR world miss working with him. Please listen to Dave as he takes us through his career and his thoughts on how Indianapolis has changed since he came to Indy nearly 40 years ago.

  • 4: Jim Shella, Former WISH-TV Political Reporter

    Episode  |  February 25th, 2019  |  59 mins 8 secs

    'Leaders and Legends’ is extremely fortunate to have local media legend Jim Shella on our podcast. No reporter with whom I ever worked was more knowledgeable about their beat and how their coverage could impact his fellow Hoosiers. Irreverent as always, Jim shares some terrific stories and treats us more than once to his famous laugh. Hope you enjoy our conversation.

  • 3: Stevi Stoesz and Amanda Kingsbury, Executive Director of the City Market and Journalist

    Episode  |  February 18th, 2019  |  53 mins 53 secs

    “Stevi Stoesz and Amanda Kingsbury joined the ‘Leaders and Legends’ podcast, and we had a terrific, thought-provoking discussion. These two leaders remain at the forefront of so many important issues facing our city. We are very fortunate to be able to share their perspectives on our culture, our media, and what Indianapolis needs to do to keep growing.”

  • 2: Bill Benner, Executive Director of the Pacers Foundation

    Episode  |  February 11th, 2019  |  51 mins 32 secs

    A sports journalist in Indiana for 45 years, Bill Benner is one of the most respected and well-liked figures in the history of Indianapolis media. Bill has covered some of our city’s (and the world’s) most popular sporting events, and delighted all of us with this witty and insightful commentary. Join us as Bill talks about his career in the media and how he’s seen Indianapolis grow and change over the years.

  • 1: Greg Ballard, Former Mayor of Indianapolis

    Episode  |  February 1st, 2019  |  49 mins

    Leaders and Legends feature some of Indiana’s most fascinating men and women whose impact has shaped our state, our communities, and us. Join us as we discuss their imprint on our history. The program is hosted by Robert Vane, principal of Veteran Strategies.

    Leaders and Legends is brought to you by Veteran Strategies, Inc. your local veteran business enterprise specializing in public relations, media relations, public outreach, crisis communications, and digital photography. Learn more at www.veteranstrategies.com