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Chalk Talk - Episode 348 1/16/16

January 16th, 2016


This week on ‪#‎ChalkTalk‬: In Football We Trust, & Director Tony Vainuku joins to talk about the 2015 Sundance Film Festival Selected film. Also on the show, ‪#‎ABQ‬ is an entrepreneurial hotbed & Lorrie Upham talks about ABQid!

Tune in to Chalk Talk on ESPN Radio 101.7 The Team every Saturday morning at 7:30 am. This weeks show kicks of talking all about entrepreneurs and how Albuquerque is fostering the local scene. Lorrie Upham with ABQid joins to talk all about how this accelerator program is making a difference in cultivating the local entrepreneurs and setting the tone for future growth in the economy. Featured segment is about the latest insightful and moving documentary feature film exploring in rich detail the remarkable story behind the Polynesian Pipeline to the NFL. Director Tony Vainuku joins the show to talk about the film everyone's talking about, In Football We Trust. The movie will be showing on the silver screen locally on January 27th at the KiMo Theatre in Albuquerque.

ABQid: 3:10
In Football We Trust: 13:16

Chalk Talk - Episode 228 8/29/15

August 29th, 2015


This week on Chalk Talk: Miss New Mexico 2015 Marissa Livingston talks about upcoming Miss America Competition. Also, the World Senior Racquetball Championships to take place in Albuquerque, NM!

Listen to ‪#‎ChalkTalk‬ as the show kicks off with the 2015 IRF World Senior Racquetball Championships taking place in Albuquerque and the Executive Director of the event Gary Mazaroff joins the show to talk all about it and where you can see these competitors representing 14 countries from around the world September 1-5. Featured guest is the one and only Miss New Mexico Marissa Livingston as she joins Andres T to talk about the upcoming Miss America Organization Competition in September in Atlantic City! She talks a bit about the pageant world and how you can Vote For Marissa to get her to the top 15 by tweeting and posting" ‪#‎MissAmericaVote‬ Miss New Mexico".

Racquetball Championships: 3:15
Miss New Mexico Marissa Livingston: 13:55

Chalk Talk - Episode 197 1/17/15

January 17th, 2015


On Chalk Talk this week: Host Andres T talks about MLK Day with former UNM football star Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe. Also, hunger is an issue in New Mexico and you can help change that with Roadrunner Food Bank of New Mexico.

On Chalk Talk this week Host Andres T has special guest and former University of New Mexico Football star Marcus "Goodie" Goodloe on the show to talk about Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He talks about a luncheon in Rio Rancho on Monday January 19th that listeners are invited to attend presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference New Mexico. Goodie was a collegiate All-American and was the 1st African American to earn a Ph.D. from Dallas Baptist University with his focus on  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Featured guest on the show is the Road Runner Food Bank of New Mexico. Communications Officer of the RRFB Sonya Warwick joins Chalk Talk to talk about the issue of hunger in New Mexico and its challenges to fix the issue. Many individuals and families go hungry each and every day and the community can make a difference and help those in need. Sonya talks about one way and that is the "2015 Souper Bowl event taking place on January 24th.

MLK Jr. Luncheon - Goodie Goodloe: 2:25
Roadrunner Food Bank - Sonya Warwick: 12:44

Chalk Talk - Episode 195 1/03/15

January 3rd, 2015


On Chalk Talk This Week: It's National School Choice Week in January and Andrew Campanella talks about how schools of choice provide better education for children. Also, another "Cool Jobs" segment with Nationally Renown DJ Big Spade out of Denver!

On this episode of Chalk Talk, host Andres T brings in nationally renown DJ Big Spade aka Dr. Xclusive out of Denver, Colorado for January's "Cool Jobs" segment. DJ Big Spade talks about his career as a DJ and what it takes to be the best as well as what projects he has coming up in the ! Host Andres T plays a little game with DJ Big Spade called "Quick Questions" which include movies, sports, TV, music & random just to get to know him.
Also on the show, Host Andres T talks with President of National School Choice Week Andrew Campanella about the need and importance in having a choice in schools to provide effective education options for all children. National School Choice Week takes place January 25-31, 2015 and provides a platform for parents to take part in placing their children in the right school for them.

"Cool Jobs" feat. DJ Big Spade: 2:40
National School Choice Week feat. Andrew Campanella: 18:40

Chalk Talk - Episode 194 12/27/14

December 27th, 2014


On This Weeks Chalk Talk: What's to be of Albuquerque's Rail Yards Market for the 2015 season? Also, Chalk Talk's Greatest Hits of 2014 featuring a throwback interview with UFC Fighter. Carlos Condit and his team up with Paws & Stripes.


Co-organizer Chad Gruber and RYM Marketing Alex Paramo join the show to talk about what will happen for the 2015 season of the Rail Yards Market. As the City of Albuquerque and the RYM organization figure out what will be done for the space to benefit the community. Also, a "Chalk Talk's Greatest Hit of 2014" featuring a throwback interview from January featuring UFC Fighter Carlos Condit and his team up with Paws & Stripes.


Rail Yards Market: 2:05

UFC Fighter Carlos Condit: 22:00

Chalk Talk - Episode 189 11/22/14

November 22nd, 2014


Up on Chalk Talk this week: It's Global Entrepreneurship Week and Albuquerque is recognized. Also, Thanksgiving is near and many go hungry. St. Felix Pantry of Rio Rancho on to talk about how you can help the hungry.

Tune in as host Andres T talks with featured guest Director of Development with the City of Albuquerque Gary Oppedahl about Global Entrepreneurship Week and the special connection with Albuquerque. Topics include how to become an entrepreneur, what Global Entrepreneurship Week is doing in Albuquerque and Albuquerque's plans to become the most entrepreneurial friendly city in America. Also on the show, guest Rev. Dr. Jack Bunting with the St. Felix Pantry joins to talk about the rising hunger issue in New Mexico and how our community can come together to help fight this problem.

St. Felix Pantry - Rev. Dr. Jack Bunting: 3:18
Global Entrepreneurship Week ABQ - Gary Oppedahl: 12:25
Thanksgiving Tips: 27:15

Chalk Talk - Episode 185 10/25/14

October 25th, 2014


The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Competitor Heather Jo Clark joins Chalk Talk to talk about TUF and what her future holds in MMA. Also, respected Triathlete and Iron Man John Gentry talks about his story from rock bottom to success.

Listen in to Chalk Talk as the show is rocking with respected triathlete John Gentry talks about his rock bottom to success story. He talks about how his addiction brought him to hit rock bottom but life was turned around and now is in the best shape of his life being an athlete and Iron Man competitor. With John, Tim Baca talks LyfeStart LyfeCenter-Albuquerque and how you can become healthier! And featured guest TUF 20's "Hurricane" Heather Jo Clark on the show to talk about TUF journey and about what's to come for her! Heather takes you into a deeper look into The Ultimate Fighter, her fight with Felice Herrig during the show and her MMA outlook! Listen NOW!

John Gentry: 2:44
TUF’s Heather Jo Clark – The Ultimate Fighter: 14:50

Chalk Talk - Episode 179 9/13/14

September 13th, 2014


ABQ CiQloVIA on the show to talk Walk, Ride, Play. Also, STEPS ABQ talk economy and Albuquerque International Festival!

Listen in as Chalk Talk with Andres T on ESPN Radio 101.7 FM The Team is podcasted! Valerie Hermanson and Dan Majewski with ABQ CiQloVIA join the show to talk about Albuquerque’s 1st ever CiQloVIA event. This event is where some streets in ABQ are closed to vehicles and opened up to people on foot and bike, outdoor exercise classes shopping, live music, and other activities all taking place on Sunday September 21st . Also on the show, Martha Doster of Martha’s Body Bueno talks about an organization called STEPS ABQ which helps strengthen the local economic base while helping start and grow businesses in the Albuquerque Area.  Martha also talks about the Albuquerque International Festival which fosters the STEPS ABQ initiative.

Martha Doster – STEPS ABQ: 3:06
Valerie Hermanson & Dan Majewski – ABQ CiQloVIA: 13:56

Chalk Talk - Episode 177 8/30/14

August 30th, 2014


It's that time of the week, listen to Chalk Talk! On the show, #IceBucketChallenge! ALSA-NM (The ALS Association New Mexico Partner) joins the show to talk about the #ALSIceBucketChallenge and how you can support the organization’s mission to defeat ALS by participating in the 2014 Walk To Defeat ALS annual fundraiser at Isotopes Park on September 28th! Also, it's the Blue Star Mothers of Albuquerque - Rio Grande Valley Chapter 2 on to talk 5K Remembrance Run on September 7th and how runners in New Mexico should sign up to support our troops!

Chalk Talk - Episode 176 8/23/14

August 23rd, 2014


Chalk Talk with Andres T on ESPN Radio 101.7 FM The Team is fresh for the week! Listen as host Andres T talks with National MS Society, New Mexico advocate Jennifer Gomez-Chavez joins to talk about Multiple Sclerosis and about 2014 Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos. Also on the show, Markus Jennings the "Caveman" joins the show to talk about the downturn of #golf in America and what businesses are doing to spark mass interest. You don't want to miss this! #Listen in!

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