Erin Ryan is always on the lookout for issues to illuminate and interesting guests around every corner. Her answer to almost every problem is, "Where can we find an expert on this topic? People should know more about this issue!" Her goal is to provide factual information in an entertaining way.
Bill Cundiff took over as co-host in December 2013. He was always the trusty "coffee guy" and all around Sunday morning studio support for the original hosts. When Elizabeth moved to Utah he was the perfect person to fill her shoes. He brings great insight and lots of humor to the show despite the fact that he swore he would never sit behind the microphone.
Robert Exter is our behind the scenes guy making those commercial free archives possible. He carefully edits each show and sends us the links to post for all of you to enjoy. I know that his hard work is key to so many people using the website each and every day of the week because they can download the MP3 file and listen when they've got the time. Thanks a lot, Robert!
The magic of We the People Radio was completed by Bob Martin, our engineer. He left the radio station early in 2019 much to our dismay. We are doing our best to keep his music tradition going with great bumper songs in and out of the breaks. His mental musical library and excellent timing gave us many a chuckle. Bob always carried the show to the next level and was lauded by our guests as the best engineer of any show they've done. He put the "We" in our People for sure and the show isn't the same without him. Coming up with just the right song at the right time in the right format has proven to be quite a juggling act while we're on the air. We sure miss having him and no matter how hard we try he'll never be replaced. Thanks for many years of excellent engineering, Bob. We miss you!
Most shows have way too much "host" and not enough "guest" so we set out to carve a niche in conservative talk radio that focuses on all the topics the mainstream media only covers in sound bites. Our topics deserve more time and certainly more scrutiny than they receive in the wider media. We make every effort to give these issues our full focus so that our listeners can get the rest of every story from experts in their field rather than talking heads full of ego and opinions.
We the People Radio finds great professionals in a wide variety of fields from authors, speakers, professors, scientists, activists, military experts, researchers and amazing whistleblowers to name a few. Each week they donate their valuable time to teach us about their issue or area of expertise. Our goal is always to bring you the most information we can pack into 2 hours with supporting information on the webpage we create for each program. That is followed up with commercial free archives of every show. Please use those MP3 files to listen in your free time, forward to a friend or distribute as you see fit. We gather the information so you can share it.
Our vantage point is conservative but we are VERY "liberal" with the humor.
We are building an amazing audio library and would love your suggestions for future topics! What have you always wanted to know? Who have you seen interviewed for a split second and thought "What the heck! They have so much knowledge! I didn't learn a thing from that interview because it was too short!". Those are great opportunities to call / text / email We the People Radio so we can get them on the show.
Thanks for listening.
Erin & Bill
In October of 2010 Carl Bott at KCNR 1460AM asked the Redding Tea Party to start a program called "We the People". Elizabeth Woodward and Erin Ryan took up the challenge and began broadcasting every Sunday morning from 8-9am and then from 8-10am. Check out the archives for We the People "the early years".
In December 2013 our friend Elizabeth moved to Utah. She and Dan are having a great time but we certainly do miss her and always think of her at daylight savings time! Remember the morning that she forgot to set her clock ahead and we did the first 1/2 hour without her? She was always good for new ideas, great shows, insightful comments and some good old fashioned physical humor in the studio. Headbumping the microphone never got old.
In October of 2014 the tea party decided to go a different direction with programming and funding so We the People Radio was suspended until new funding and a new show time could be arranged. It was in that gap that we learned just how many loyal listeners around the country and around the globe are using the show to get information and learn more about topics they find important. It was humbling to receive the calls and emails from people who wanted us to hurry up and start broadcasting again. Thanks to all who encouraged us over that hurdle and extra thanks to those who have stepped up to help us finance the show too!
We are now privately funded so we'd appreciate any help you or your contacts can offer for sponsorship or advertising. Click for more information.