Ryan Belmore sat in and hosted The Open Forum (12 pm to 1 pm) and What’sUpNewp Radio Edition (1 pm to 2 pm) on AM 1540 WADK Newport on Tuesday, May 22nd.

From about 12:15 pm to 1:30 pm; Evan Smith, CEO & President of Discover Newport, and Brad Read, Executive Director of Sail Newport, joined Ryan to recap the 2018 Volvo Ocean Race Newport Stopover. Hear all about the Stopover, what has to happen for it to come back, and more about the 12 day event that took over The-City-By-The-Sea.

Jill Davidson, Festival Director for Newport Festivals Foundation, joined Ryan at 1:30 pm to discuss the 2018 Newport Bridgefest, their call for artists, and more.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp, LLC. Belmore has led What's Up Newp since December 2012. Belmore also serves as the Sr. Editor - North America for Mountain News - publisher of OnTheSnow. In his spare time, Belmore serves as the Vice President for the Board of Directors at Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors at Lucy's Hearth. Belmore is also a member and supporter of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to Ryan@whatsupnewp.com.