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A Community Affair

A weekly show focusing on community issues that impact the residents of Gloucester County and South Jersey. Airs Mondays at 5:00 p.m
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A Community Affair
(Dec 08, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird welcomes David Slater and Steven Sirot onto the program. Slater and Sirot are co-founders of College Benefits Research Group, an organization that works to help high school students prepare for college. The three discuss the importance of a student's junior year of high school, applying for financial aid, finding a college that is right for you, and much more.

A Community Affair
(Dec 01, 2014) Play Dowanload

On this week's edition of "A Community Affair," WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with author Jason Boog to discuss his latest book "Reading Unbound: Bringing Up a Bookwork in the Digital Age." Jason and Jackson discuss how reading at an early age can help children mentally grow, as well as the changing landscape of reading itself.

A Community Affair
(Nov 17, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Deb Bright. She is the author of the book, "The Truth Doesn't Have to Hurt: How to Use Criticism to Strengthen Relationships, Improve Performance, and Promote Change." They discuss the do's and don'ts of criticism, techniques for receiving the truth, and how the definition of criticism has changed.

A Community Affair
(Nov 10, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Fred Swartz. Swartz has held many jobs in the high school and college sports world; former athletic director, high school coach, official, scoreboard operator, site manager, commentator, and more. Currently working for Rowan and Rowan University at Gloucester County College, Swartz discusses his life involved with sports, New Jersey athletics, and his long list of experiences.

A Community Affair
(Nov 03, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Brenda Hendrickson. She is author of the book,"How To Be a Frugal Millionaire: Eight Simple Steps to Creating Personal Wealth." She is also a CSA, or a Certified Senior Advisor. They discuss senior issues as well as topics pertaining to her book.

A Community Affair
(Oct 27, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Chris Hartnett, Chief of Staff for the New Jersey Sandy Recovery Office. Chris and Jackson discuss the recovery effort New Jersey put forth after Hurricane Sandy, how far the state has come, and how much more needs to be done.

A Community Affair
(Oct 20, 2014) Play Dowanload

Host Jackson Baird continues with part three of his four part series entitled, "Hurricane Sandy: Two Years Later." Bernadette Blackstock, CEO and President of People for People, returns from the last episode to continue the discussion of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, particularly in the South Jersey area.

A Community Affair
(Oct 13, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird speaks with Bernadette Blackstock, treasurer of the South West Long Term Recovery Group, and Keith Adams, the Disaster Recovery Coordinator of the Episcopal Dioceses of Newark. This is part two in a four part series on the show called "Hurricane Sandy: Two Years Later."

A Community Affair
(Oct 06, 2014) Play Dowanload

Host Jackson Baird has a conversation with Janice Selinger, the Communications Coordinator for the New Jersey Work Environment Council. This is the first of a four part series called, "Hurricane Sandy, Two Years Later." Listen as they discuss the recovery process as well as the steps needed for continued safety.

A Community Affair
(Oct 02, 2014) Play Dowanload

WGLS Public Affairs Director Jackson Baird sits down with Michael Henderson. Henderson is the author of the book "Above the Line: How to Create a Company Culture that Engages Employees, Delights Customers and Delivers." The two discuss the book, as well as global attitudes towards corporate cultures.

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