Kids Count Radio Show

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Hosted by IYI President and CEO Bill Stanczykiewicz, our weekly
Kids Count Radio Show is a 30-minute public affairs program that brings a fresh, compelling look at issues affecting Hoosier kids and parents.

The show discusses key issues and provides applicable tips and resources. Guests include youth development experts, authors, educational and government leaders and Indiana youth workers.

Support for the Kids Count Radio Show has been provided by OneAmerica Financial Partners. Headquartered in Indianapolis, the OneAmerica companies offer life insurance, employee benefits and retirement plan products and services that help meet the financial needs of individuals, families and businesses.  More information about OneAmerica can be found online at

Radio shows are in mp3 format. 


TOPIC: Male Body Image
Leigh Cohn, Publisher, Gurze Books - specializing in eating disorder education
George Bryant, Former Marine & Current Food Blogger, Civilized
Brian Cuban, Author, Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Air Date: May 18, 2014

Kids Count is produced in association with Emmis Communications.
The following thirteen radio stations broadcast the show at various times. Call the station in your community for the exact schedule.

And if your favorite radio station does not carry the show yet, please call the station manager and request it!

WCSI 1010 AM Columbus
WOCC 1550 AM Corydon
WBYR 98.9 FM Fort Wayne
WOWO 92.3 FM  
WOWO 1190 AM  
ESPN Radio
1380 AM  
WMEE 97.3 FM  
WQHK 105.1 FM  
WIBC 93.1 FM Indianapolis
WBAT 1400 AM Marion
WEEM 91.7 FM Pendleton
WRTC-AM 1340 AM South Bend
WRTC-FM 95.3 FM South Bend

TOPIC: Youth Summer Employment
Dr. Andrew Melin, Superintendent, Greater Clark County Schools
Bill Rieber, Professor of Economics/Director of Graduate Studies in Business Administration, Butler University
Air Date: May 4, 2014

TOPIC: New Concussion Research
Dr. Nicholas Port, Assistant Professor, Indiana University School of Optometry
Dr. Thomas McAllister, Chair, Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry
Air Date: April 27, 2014

TOPIC:  Summer Learning
Sarah Pitcock, CEO, National Summer Learning Association
Earl Phalen, CEO and Founder, Summer Advantage USA
Mike Lanza, Author, Playborhood:  Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place for Play
Air Date: April 20, 2014

TOPIC: Youth & Mental Health
Tommy John, Baseball Legend
Bob Coles, VP of Clinical Services, Meridian Health Services in Muncie
Air Date: April 13, 2014
TOPIC: Preventing Obesity in Schools
Dr. Mindy Hightower King, Evaluation Manager, Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) at Indiana University
Lori Hermann, Principal, Luce Elementary School
Air Date: April 5, 2014
TOPIC: Sports & Education
Garrett Martz, VP of Sales, Fort Wayne Mad Ants
Cal Burleson, VP & General Manger, Indianapolis Indians
Air Date: March 30, 2014
TOPIC: Equality of Opportunity
Sarah Abraham, Senior Researcher, Equality of Opportunity Project
Air Date:  March 23, 2014
TOPIC: Little Heroes
Brad Meltzer, Author
Air Date:  March 16, 2014
TOPIC: Why Working Class Men Are Falling Behind
Michael Jindra, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
Deb Coble, President & CEO, Goodwill Industries in South Bend
Air Date:  March 9, 2014
TOPIC: STDs & Teens
Dr. Joan Duwve, Chief Medical Officer, Indiana State Department of Health
Dr. Janet Arno, Director, Bell Flower Clinic in Indianapolis
Air Date: March 2, 2014
TOPIC: Financing a Higher Education
Teresa Lubbers, Commissioner, Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Air Date: February 23, 2014
TOPIC: Indiana College Cost Estimator
Dave Murray, President, National Center for College Costs Julie Bayley, School Counselor, Pendleton Heights High School Air Date: February 16, 2014
TOPIC: Myths of Paying for College
Kurt Supe, CPA, Indy College Funding Deloris Rochester, Consultant, CND College Prep Consultants Air Date: February 9, 2014
TOPIC: Figuring out College Financial Aid
Bill Wozniak, Director of Marketing, ISM College Planning Mary Jane Michalak, Associate Commissioner, Division of Student Financial Aid, Indiana Commission for Higher Ed Air Date: February 2, 2014
TOPIC: Business Mentoring
Bob Taylor, President & CEO, Do It Best Corporation
Kim Nymeyer, Manager of Operations, Elkhart General Hospital
Air Date: January 26, 2014
TOPIC: Indiana College Success Mentoring Program
Tim Clark, Indiana Mentoring Partnership Outreach Manager, Indiana Youth Institute
Tammy Pearson, Mentor/Director, Project Leadership
Sedrique Wikerson, Mentee/Student 12th Grade, Marion High School
Air Date: January 19, 2014
TOPIC: Hoosier Drivers Help Mentoring Programs
Karen Branch, Executive Director, Montgomery County Youth Service Bureau
Anna Hargis, Executive Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley
Air Date: January 12, 2014
TOPIC: Mentoring Generations
Jacob Bryan, Mentee
Steven Wornhoff, Mentor
Josh Wilson, Mentee and now mentor
Air Date: January 5, 2014
Archived Radio Shows, 2013