Community Spotlight Show

Hosted ByDrew Schlosberg

The Community Spotlight Show Is Hosted By Drew Schlosberg, Community And Public Relations Manager For The San Diego Union-Tribune, Profiles Non-Profits, Community Organizations And Heros That Are Making A Difference.


All Episodes

Bringing a Love for Reading to the Streets

Hezhi Naseem, Director of Programs for Traveling Stories, and Christelle Jones, Director of Outreach and Partnerships, chat about their organization’s goal to instill a love for reading for children by engaging 500 reading role models to read to kids through Story Tents throughout the county.

Partnerships Key to San Diego Rescue Mission’s Growth

Donnie Dee, President & CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission, and Michelle LeBeau, Director of Church Partnerships, discuss the Mission’s annual Thanksgiving Meal and its work with local churches.

Innovation Abounds at San Diego County Office of Education

Patrick Gittisriboongul, Chief Innovation Officer for the San Diego County Office of Education, is joined by Mithil Pujar, Chairman of the Executive Student Cabinet, to talk about the importance of the students’ voice in preparing them for college and careers. Gittisriboongul and Pujar discuss eSports and Career Technical Education.

Astronaut’s Ex-Wife Recounts Life During the Apollo Era

JoAnn Petrie Carr, ex-wife of an astronaut during the Apollo space mission era, discusses her novel, Keeper of the Flame. Carr chats about her post marriage shift to law school.

Father-Son Team Work With Parents and Law Enforcement to Locate Missing, Runaway and Exploited Children

Joshua Travers, Founder and Executive Director of Saved in America, is joined by his son, Joshua Travers, a police officer and case manager for Saved in America, to chat about the organization’s role in working with parents and law enforcement to prevent trafficking of missing, runaway and exploited children.

SDSU Students Tackle Food Insecurity On Campus

Dustin Adkins, Vice President of Financial Affairs for San Diego State University’s Associated Students (A.S.), talks about A.S.’s annual campus-wide campaign to raise food for the Jacobs and Cushman San Diego Food Bank and for SDSU’s food pantry.

Actor/Author Helps Fellow Thespians Avoid Pitfalls Facing Actors

Actor Debra Wanger discusses her book, The Resilient Actor: How to Kick Ass in the Business Without It Kicking Your Ass.

“Bike for Boobs” Event to Support Foundation’s Goal to Provide Financial Assistance to those with Breast Cancer

Vembra Holnagel, Board President of the Shades of Pink Foundation California, chats about her Foundation’s mission to provide monetary assistance to women who are experiencing financial distress as a result of breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Holnagel is joined by Sandy Hanshaw, a breast cancer survivor and co-Founder of...