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Second Season of “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan” debuts September 14

September 10, 2013

NEW YORK — The second season of “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan” debuts on Saturday, Sept. 14, 11 AM on CBS radio (WJFK 1580 AM)  and worldwide online. Visit our brand-new website to hear and download podcasts from all our previous shows. The program is also now on iTunes,  where you can listen, download, and subscribe to automatic downloads. And we’re now on Facebook  and Twitter, too.

On the fall premiere, Robin interviews Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg; Dee Dee Myers, former (first woman) White House Press Secretary (and a will-Hillary-run-? confidante); and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay, direct from Geneva. Robin’s famous, fiery, often hilarious commentaries include her State of the World Post-Summer Report, the Surrealism Corner, and Fighting Words.

Catch Robin on  “CBS This Morning,” on September 18,  along with her Women’s Media Center co-founders Gloria Steinem and Jane Fonda. She also will appear on “Good Day New York” on October 7, and is currently featured in major stories in The Huffington Post and The Glass Hammer.

Other guests for the upcoming season on “Women’s Media Center Live with Robin Morgan,” include Lily Tomlin, Anita Hill, Jane Fonda, Gloria Steinem, Pat Mitchell, Carol Jenkins, Sheila JohnsonSandra Fluke, direct reports from Syria and Egypt, and much more.

Season One of the CBS radio show and online podcast attracted listeners worldwide with Morgan’s commentaries and an eclectic array of guests, including major news personalities, celebrities, politicians, and more. Season Two promises lots of surprises.

“Every topic — especially sex, politics, and religion — that your parents told you was unfit for polite dinner-table conversation gets engaged regularly on the show, plus music and poetry and laughter and audacity, and that tidbit of fact or news you can hear nowhere else -- which you can then cheerfully use to lord it over your friends," said Robin.

“WMC Live with Robin Morgan” can be heard Saturdays at 11am EST on CBS WJFK 1580 AM. Visit our brand-new website, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to get the inside scoop on what’s upcoming. You can also access, download, and/or subscribe to us on iTunes.

Morgan -- a best-selling author, political theorist, activist, journalist and award-winning poet—has done successful radio before. She hosted her first radio show, The Robin Morgan Show, at age 5; then at age 8 became a television star on the hit CBS series Mama. Leaving show business in her teens, Morgan became a serious writer, publishing so far more than 20 books, including the now classic anthologies: Sisterhood Is Powerful, Sisterhood Is Global, and Sisterhood Is Forever; her best-selling The Demon Lover: The Roots of Terrorism; her recent novel The Burning Time; and her latest nonfiction work, Fighting Words: A Tool Kit for Combating the Religious Right.

She has appeared on “MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports” and “Jansing & Co.,” “The Charlie Rose Show,” “NBC News,” “C-SPAN,” “Good Morning America,” “The Today Show,” “CBS This Morning,” “The Tonight Show,” “Larry King Live” and numerous other programs around the world.

The Women’s Media Center works to make women and girls visible and powerful in the media through strategic programs that transform the media landscape, and that include media training, media monitoring and activism, media reports, media programs, an expert database and special initiatives. The Women’s Media Center also publishes Women’s Media Center Features that provide progressive women’s perspectives on both headline stories and timely events.

For bookings, contact Cristal Williams Chancellor, media relations manager, cristal@womensmediacenter.com or 202-587-1636.

For more information about “WMC Live with Robin Morgan”, go to: www.wmclive.com or contact Mari Merlo at JGPR: mari@jamesgrantpr.com or (917) 626-1300.