WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, August 1, 2017 —
American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, is pleased to announce the launch of “Chicken Soup for the Soul Presents: Loving Animals with Robin Ganzert,” a new weekly podcast series that will introduce listeners to special celebrity guests who share the organization’s love for animals and passion for spreading compassion, caring and hope for the world’s unique species.
Dr. Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, will host the podcast, which focuses on a variety of animal topics, from the healing power of the human-animal bond, to animal rescue and care, to conservation issues and new trends in animal welfare. “Loving Animals with Robin Ganzert” will highlight well-known animal lovers, conservationists, and celebrities, with early episodes in the series to feature Naomi Judd, Beth Stern, Jillian Michaels and Denise Richards. The podcast will be produced by renowned publishing, consumer goods and media company, Chicken Soup for the Soul®, in partnership with United Stations Radio Networks, Inc. (“USRN”), an independent leader in the creation and marketing of network radio programming. The debut episode, featuring celebrity guest Alison Sweeney, is available today via major podcast portals including Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and TuneIn.
In addition to leading America’s foremost humane organization protecting 1 billion animals a year, Dr. Ganzert is a bestselling author, television producer and animal lover who is regularly featured in forums such as The New York Times, USA Today, CNN, The TODAY Show, Fox and Friends, NPR, the BBC, and the Associated Press. Under her leadership, American Humane has been named a “Top-Rated Charity” by American Institute of Philanthropy’s CharityWatch and achieved GuideStar’s USA “Gold” status with an “A” rating.
New episodes of “Loving Animals with Robin Ganzert” will be released each Tuesday. To subscribe to the podcast and listen to new episodes, visit Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, or TuneIn.
About American Humane
Founded in 1877, American Humane is the country’s first national humane organization. For more information about American Humane, please visit www.AmericanHumane.org.
About Chicken Soup for the Soul
Chicken Soup for the Soul is the world’s favorite and most recognized storyteller and the publisher of the iconic Chicken Soup for the Soul book series. With well over 100 million books sold to date in the U.S. and Canada alone, more than 250 titles, and translations into more than 40 languages, “chicken soup for the soul” is one of the world’s best-known phrases and is regularly referenced in pop culture. Today, 23 years after it first began sharing happiness, inspiration and hope through its books, this socially conscious company continues to publish a new title a month, but has also evolved beyond the bookstore with super premium pet food, television shows, podcasts, positive journalism from aplus.com, and licensed products, all revolving around true stories, as it continues “changing the world one story at a time®.”
About United Stations Radio Networks, Inc.
United Stations Radio Networks, Inc. (“USRN”) is America’s leading independently owned and operated radio network. USRN currently produces and distributes dozens of format-specific programs and services accounting for nearly 6000 affiliations with commercial radio stations across the country. The New York-based company maintains programming, sales and affiliate marketing offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Washington and Nashville. USRN was founded in 1994 by radio pioneers Dick Clark and Nick Verbitsky.