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.

The Open Forum


What’sUpNewp Radio Editon


Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What's Up Newp. He was born and raised in Rhode Island and graduated from Coventry High School. He serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League for Animals. Ryan also is currently the Senior Editor - North America for Mountain News, publisher of OnTheSnow. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).