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From the award-winning team behind What’s Up Newp and What’s Up RhodeIsland, What’s Up Podcast brings you interesting conversations and moments from Newport, Rhode Island & beyond.

Podcast: A conversation with Alan Rosenberg, Executive Editor of The Providence...

Providence Journal editor Alan Rosenberg joined What'sUpNewp's Frank Prosnitz on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport to talk about the relationship between...

Podcast: A conversation with Sav Rebecchi about ‘Full Ballots RI’

According to Jamestown resident Sav Rebecchi, 51% of all Rhode Island's government officials were elected with just 1 vote in 2016. Meaning that the majority...

Podcast: Dr. Kathy Abbass from RIMAP joins us to chat about...

Dr. Kathy Abbass, RIMAP's Executive Director and Principal Investigator, joins us for the majority of this edition of What's Up Newp Radio on WADK...

Podcast #92: newportFILM and Newportal

Friday proved to be a random and spontaneous edition of The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM. Meredith from newportFILM checked in to let us...

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – June 6: RI Kids Count chats about...

Elizabeth Burke Bryant, Exeuctive director of Rhode Island Kids Count, joined Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz on this edition of What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on...

Podcast: A conversation with Arilyn Mithcell, Mary-Gail Smith and Fred Schoch

Figuratively, we travel from a concert hall in Gargilesse - Dampierre, France to the Charles River in Boston. Arilyn Mitchell, a 17-year-old harpist who plays...

Podcast: A conversation with John Marion, executive director of Common Cause...

With less than two weeks until the election, John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins WUN's Frank Prosnitz on this...

What’sUpNewp Radio – September 10: Jamie Lehane, Newport Mental Health

World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), which is organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), is celebrated annually on September 10th. The purpose of this...

PODCAST #99: Evan Smith, CEO and President of Discover Newport, Chats...

Tune in to The Open Forum with Ryan Belmore every weekday from 12:30pm to 2pm on WADK 1540 AM. Evan Smith, CEO and President of...

Podcast #127: Karen Vebber, People’s Credit Union

Karen Vebber, Mortgage Loan Officer at People's Credit Union, joined me today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540 AM to discuss mortgages, loans...

Podcast: A conversation with Darcy Lynch, Hands That Rock

Hands That Rock, a Rhode Island non-profit that uses massage therapy to bring “the magic of music to underserved children,” is holding a fundraiser...

What’s Up Podcast: Caitlin Frumerie, executive director of Rhode Island Coalition...

The headline reads "During the Covid-19 pandemic, nowhere is safe for homeless people." That is as valid in San Francisco and London as it...

What’sUpNewp Radio #84: Kelly Nevins, The Women’s Fund of Rhode Island

Kelly Nevins, Executive Director of The Women's Fund of Rhode Island, will join Frank and me today on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on WADK 1540AM to discuss disparities, solutions, Women's History Month, ...

In his own words, a World War II vet remembers

I recall several years ago, walking slowly from the cemetery after the funeral for my Uncle Joe, a World War II vet....

What’sUpNewp Radio Edition – May 31: Tim Towey

Tim Towey makes his weekly stop by the show and will join Ryan Belmore for a conversation on the Tiverton Casino, to chat about some local...

Podcast: Making sense of the political rhetoric with Len Lardaro, economist...

Listen to Governor Gina Raimondo and you’ll be convinced that Rhode Island’s economy is strong, with wages growing faster than any other state. Listen to...

Podcast #136: Representative Lauren Carson, City Council Candidate Jamie Bova and...

I turned my focus on this June Monday to the 2016 election calendar and focused on the declaration of candidacy in some of our local...

What’s Up Podcast: Suzanna Laramee, president and chief executive officer, Newport...

To many, the Newport Music Festival, the chamber music festival in the city’s mansions, is the stepchild of the city’s folk and...

Podcast: A conversation with Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston and Gubernatorial...

Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, unsuccessful in a bid for Rhode Island governor in 2014, recently announced he would run again in what promises to...

Podcast: Changes could be coming soon for paid parking season, parking...

There are four ordinance changes regarding parking season, rates, and meters that will go in front of Newport City Council on Wednesday night. I took...

Podcast: A conversation with Paul Pence, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor

Paul Pence, the Republican candidate for Rhode Island Lt. Governor, joined Frank today on The Open Forum on AM 1540 WADK Newport. Pence is editor...

Podcast – What’sUpNewp Radio: The Greenlove Foundation

Notice water bottle filling stations popping up across Newport County? Those were likely donated and installed by The GreenLove Foundation over the last few years. Members of...

Podcast: A conversation about Rhode Island politics with Frank Prosnitz

Former Secretary of State Matt Brown has announced today he's running for Governor of RI as a...Democrat. Former Governor Lincoln Chaffee announced today he's 90%...

Podcast #91: Discussion with Scott Wolf, Executive Director of Grow Smart...

Today on The Open Forum on WADK 1540AM from 12:30pm to 2pm...we chatted about RI's Presidential Preference Primary, RI's Green economy, local issues and much more...

WUN Radio Edition – Podcast #12: Net Neutrality

Matt DeRienzo, Executive Director of Local Independent Online News Publishers (LION Publishers), joined Frank Prosnitz and me today on What'sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM...