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Issues & Ideas: air date 10-09-2013

Marisa Waddell

Whether it's an owl, a deer or even a possum in distress, Pacific Wildlife Care is there to help. The group is dedicated to rehabilitating wildlife, and returning orphaned and injured animals back to their natural habitat. Marisa Waddell talks with Pacific Wildlife Care about how they help animals on the Central Coast.

Join Correspondent, Tom Wilmer for a fascinating interview with retired Democrat U.S. Congressman, Kika de la Garza, and retired Republican Senator, Ben Knighthorse Campbell, as they reflect on their careers--a time when cross-aisle relationships and partnerships were the norm rather than the exception.

Credit Tom Wilmer associate.
Senator Ben Knighthorse Campbell at Native American Cultural Summit held at Hopiland.

As director of programming and content, Marisa Waddell coordinates the radio programming on KCBX and KCBX HD2 and leads efforts to develop content on the KCBX website and other digital platforms. She manages the KCBX on-air staff, including the newsroom (of which she is editor-in-chief), music hosts, continuity announcers and talk show hosts and contributors. Marisa also hosts the Thursday night Americana music program The Road Home, and contributes interviews and stories to the weekly KCBX radio magazine Issues and Ideas and to KCBX News.
Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.