Nelson Price to host weekly radio show

Dateline: Tue 01 Jan 2008

Award-winning author and former feature writer Nelson Price, who worked both at the News and the Star in Indy, has a new venture.

Here is what he has to say:

"'Hoosier History Live with Nelson Price!'" will premiere Saturday, January 12, at 11:30 am on WICR-FM (88.7), the public radio station based at the University of Indianapolis.

"Underwritten thanks to the support of our friends at Barnes & Thornburg, "Hoosier History Live!" will be a live, weekly talk show focusing on all aspects of Indiana history, with in-studio guests, call-ins from listeners, Hoosier history trivia questions, and regular reports from The Road Tripper (Chris Gahl of the Indianapolis

Convention and Visitors Bureau) about events, fairs, festivals, exhibits and other Hoosier heritage-related happenings.

"This culminates a process that began almost two years ago when Indianapolis radio producer Molly Head approached me about hosting such a show"

Nelson's message includes thanks to those of his many friends who provided support and advice along the way. 've heard Nelson on the air re: Kurt Vonnegut in the past; his enthusiasm and knowledge are infectious. No doubt this show will have a strong following. Best to him!


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