V for Vitality

 Midwife Alex Chapman from Torquay, England talks about her 35 years as a midwife in England and the trials and tribulations involved in delivering babies. Midwifery is an art form that has kept our guest alive and vital. Now she is entering a new phase in her life where she is going to be helping her son take care of his children. He is going back to a university to pursue another career in occupational therapy and the cost of chid care is astronomical. Many parents that are retired are finding new careers themselves as child minders!

About Susan Brender

Susan Brender has 20 years experience as a television producer with diversified broadcasting experience in the Political, Entertainment, Legal, and Business arenas. She is the recipient of the ACE Award for (Best Program in an Educational Series): Teenagers: Drinking and Driving “A Killer.”

As a producer on CNBC, The Charles Grodin Show, Susan was the driving force behind a critically acclaimed series that examined the inequities in the justice system. Her other network cable producing experience includes Pozner/Donahue, and Gerry Spence Shows. At MSNBC, Susan lent her producing expertise to a variety of talk programming with leading newsmakers. She also produced business news segments for the top-rated, nationally syndicated business news program, The Wall Street Journal Report.

In the field of documentary film, Susan worked with the accomplished independent documentary makers, DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegeduson a project about the youngest person on death row.

Susan became involved in the “Dot.Com” world in 2001 where she became Vice- President and Director of the Women’s Channel for Stellar Networks, a Seattle based Company. Today Susan’s interests lie in the Arts and Health arena. She is currently working in communications and development for non-profits dedicated to arts and education and arts and health.

Susan is also the Host of V for Vitality on WomensRadio. V for Vitality features interviews with artists discussing how the arts play a vital role in maintaining youth and vitality. This show will discuss the fundamental importance of the arts in the mind-body-spirit relationship as a health strategy.