Iain Guest,adjunct professor at Georgetown University and founder of The Advocacy Project, joined me on What’sUpNewp Radio on WADK 1540AM before his talk on Wednesday at Redwood Library and Athenaeum on Sexual Violence and War in Africa.

We were joined by Matthew Gray from Ragged Island Brewing Company to chat about their plans to expand and grow in Portsmouth. Portsmouth Town Council will make a big decision tonight on their future plans.

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Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.