CHRIS HARRISON - RELATIONSHIP EXPERT & HOST OF ABC'S HIT SERIES “THE BACHELOR” & “THE BACHELORETTE”
Chris Harrison is host of ABC's hit romance/reality series “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette.” An 18-season veteran of one of the networks highest rated shows, Harrison is a fan-favorite, helping contestants navigate true love. Harrison is host of TV Guide Network’s daily one-hour entertainment news show, HOLLYWOOD 411. Earlier in his career, Harrison co-hosted TV Guide Network’s coverage of the 2008 Golden Globes and Oscars, E!'s 2006 coverage of the Academy Awards and the Golden Globes, ABC’s Citrus Bowl Parade and the Miss America Pageant in 2004. Harrison also hosted HGTV's “Designer's Challenge,” which has consistently been one of the network's highest rated shows. Harrison continues to advance in the entertainment industry through a variety of professional endeavors. The versatile Harrison has garnered acting roles in the popular television series “Alias,” “The Practice,” “Six Feet Under” and “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.” His feature film appearances include “Bounce,” “Showtime” and, most recently, portraying himself in the comedy “Date Movie.” Harrison began his television career by covering local sports in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. During his tenure there, he held roles as reporter, sportscaster and weekend sportscaster, and covered hard news stories as well including the 1995 tragedy at the Federal Building, an event which profoundly affected his perspective on life and career. A Dallas, Texas native, Harrison attended Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship. In his spare time, Harrison still plays soccer and has become addicted to golf.
DR. BBQ RAY LAMPE - CALLING ALL GRILLERS: DR. BBQ OFFERS TIPS TO EXPAND YOUR SUMMERTIME GRILLING MENU
This summer, the National Pork Board is on a quest to find America’s Top #ChopGriller. Seven out of 10 backyard chefs consider themselves to be “better than average” at grilling, so it’s the perfect time for your listeners to show off their chops – their pork chops, that is. Pork fans and grilling enthusiasts alike are invited to share their secret about what makes their chop rise to the top for a chance to be named America’s Top #ChopGriller. For information about the contest, visit PorkBeinspired.com.
Ray Lampe grew up in Chicago and after high school spent 25 years in the family trucking business. In 2000 the trucking business had run its course, and it was time for Ray to try something new. He had been participating in BBQ cook-offs as a hobby since 1982, so he decided to take a leap and turn his hobby into a career. In 2000 Ray moved to Florida and began his career as an outdoor cooking expert. Ray has written seven cookbooks and is currently working on his eighth. He has appeared on the Food Network, E! News, HGTV & CNN, and has been featured in People, Food & Wine Magazine & USA Today.
Interview Source: National Pork Board