For Immediate Release
Mother Earth News Launches Green-Living Radio Show
Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. will appear on first installment
WASHINGTON - How can I make my home more
energy efficient and save money?
When should I plant my spring garden? Listeners nationwide can hear the answers
to these and other questions about sustainable lifestyles when Mother
Earth News Radio launches
Earth News magazine, the nation's largest and longest-running
publication about green lifestyles, joins home improvement radio host Andrea
Ridout and energy expert Dan
Lepinski to give a voice to its content. The weekly show covers the gamut
of sustainable living subjects, including organic gardening, renewable energy,
do-it-yourself home projects, green building and remodeling, modern homesteading,
green transportation and more.
"Mother Earth News
Radio will continue the magazine's tradition of providing credible
information, practical advice and answers on ways to live more sustainably
- without sacrificing quality of life," says Cheryl Long, editor in
chief of Mother Earth News.
Actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr. will appear on Mother Earth News Radio's inaugural
show Nov. 7. Begley will discuss his approach to green living and his new book,
"Ed Begley Jr.'s Guide to Sustainable Living." Other segments
will cover raising backyard chickens, performing a home energy audit and
looking back at Mother Earth News'
Mother Earth News Radio airs
each Saturday at 9 a.m. CST on CNN 1190 AM in Dallas, and nationwide on the IRN/USA Radio
Network. Online listeners can hear archived episodes at MotherEarthNewsRadio.com.
Mother Earth News (www.MotherEarthNews.com) is the
Original Guide to Living Wisely. Topics include organic gardening,
do-it-yourself projects, energy cost cuts, renewable energy use, green home
building and rural living.
About Ogden Publications Inc.
Ogden Publications Inc. (www.OgdenPubs.com)
is the leading information resource serving the sustainable living, rural
lifestyle, farm memorabilia and classic motorcycle communities. Key brands
include Mother Earth News, Natural Home,
Utne Reader, Capper's and Grit.
Ogden Publications also provides insurance and financial services through its
Capper's Insurance Service division.
About Mother Earth News
Radio Host Andrea Ridout
For more than a decade, Andrea
Ridout has helped do-it-yourselfers make smart decisions for their homes.
Ridout previously hosted "Ask Andrea," a nationally syndicated
radio program, "The Energy Show" and "energizeGREEN." She has written articles, commentary and
product reviews for Reader's Digest,
Prevention and Country Home, among other publications.
HarperCollins published her book, "If I Had a Hammer: Over 100 Easy Fixes
and Weekend Projects," in
2008. Ridout regularly appears on national and regional television, and speaks
at green-living events. She lives on a small farm near Dallas.
About Mother Earth News
Radio Co-host Dan Lepinski
Lepinski co-hosts Mother Earth News
Radio. With nearly 40 years experience in energy, energy conservation and solar
energy, Lepinski brings a strong technical background to the show. His own home
includes solar electricity and solar hot water systems. Lepinski also works as
a senior engineer for Exeltech, a manufacturer of DC-to-AC sine-wave inverters for solar
energy and other applications. For several years, he was an associate technical
editor for Home Power magazine.