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John Norris: Material Man

In two decades at MTV News, Correspondent John Norris interviewed everyone from Tupac to Britney Spears, Janet to Elton, Senator John McCain to Vice President Al Gore. He began as an intern, seized the anchor desk in 1992, and went on to quarterback MTV’s “Choose or Lose” election coverage and lead pro-social programming on drug…
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Luke Russert: Hero’s Quest

When Luke Russert lost his father, legendary journalist, Tim Russert, in 2008, the then 22-year-old girded himself against grief, eulogized him in front of presidents and politicos, and received condolences and handshakes with a rigid jaw. Months later, he took a once-in-a-lifetime offer to join NBC News. Eight years into his tenure on Capitol Hill,…
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Hannah Storm: Little Earthquakes

In sharing her story, Headlines Network Founder Hannah Storm empowers us all to share ours. “If I go into a therapy session, and they’re like, ‘Let’s talk about x,'” she says, “I’m like, ‘And let’s talk about all the other letters in the alphabet.'” The host of the Behind The Headlines podcast, and outspoken mental health…
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LJ Malberg: Expander Energy

“The most challenging parts of the music and entertainment industries aren’t the music and the entertainment,” CoMuse CEO LJ Malberg says. “The most challenging parts are the relationships that we have with each other and ourselves.” LJ knows. In her two decades of industry experience straddling creativity and capitalism, she earned her stripes onstage as…
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Tracey Quillen Carney & Dr. Julius Mullen Sr.: Trauma Matters

“Every interaction is going to leave a mark,” she said. “What do I want it to be?” Delaware’s First Lady, Tracey Quillen Carney, squinted at me across the stage. I clung to a mic in my left hand, my well-worn clipboard in my right, juggling them alongside my list of questions for a pair of well-rehearsed experts, a…
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John Faye: The Book Of Your Life

John Faye is emotionally hungover. The release party for his new memoir, “The Yin & Yang of Everything,” wrapped only a few hours earlier, and he’s still making sense of the half-reading, half-rock show featuring a cast of bandmates, songs and stories spanning three decades. “I have this tendency to lean into these ideas and…
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