Gadget Girl Jamie Sorcher Talks Tech Trends for the Holiday Season ! Holiday season upon us, and technology and “gadgets” are front and center on the wish list. This year more than ever, your viewers will be shopping for the most awesome, innovative and just plain cool technology “toys.”
Technology expert and self-proclaimed “gadget geek,” Jamie Sorcher, is available on Friday, Nov. 14 to show, tell and demo top tech tips & trends for the season, as well as provide the all-important shopping advice.
Sorcher, a multimedia journalist with more than 15 years experience in broadcast, online, and print, is a word nerd, tech enthusiast, and gadget geek who answers to many handles including Gadget Girl, Gizmo Girl, GG, and Super G. In broadcast, Sorcher has earned recognition as a go-to techie during more than 1,500 TV and radio interviews. She has appeared on varied news programs and networks including WABC-TV, Ahead of the Curve on ABC News, The Early Show on CBS, NBC Nightly News, Good Day New York on Fox, Fox News, and Radio Disney.
Sorcher logged over 100 live segments as the Gizmo Girl, a role she originated, on ESPN’s morning show Cold Pizza. In print, Sorcher served as a senior editor at Hachette Filipacchi writing for Premiere, Home, Ty Pennington at Home, Sound & Vision, Stereo Review, and Car Stereo Review, and has been a regular contributor to ShopSmart, a sister publication of Consumer Reports, and to All You, as well as to leading technology industry publication, TWICE (This Week in Consumer Electronics).
A graduate of Lehigh University with a bachelor of arts in Journalism, Sorcher has studied at the London School of Economics and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
LIFESTYLE EXPERT EVETTE RÍOS - TIPS TO CRANK OUT A HOLIDAY PARTY QUICKLY
From Thanksgiving through the New Year, the holiday season is in full swing. From planning to preparing, most of your viewers don’t have time to create an invite, let alone shop for supplies, cook up a holiday meal and get their home “entertaining ready” for family and friends. Lifestyle expert Evette Rios helps us tackle those tasks – FAST!
Evette Ríos is a lifestyle expert, writer, television host and native New Yorker. She is the host of Recipe Rehab airing every Saturday morning on CBS. Prior to her work on CBS she starred on ABC's The Chew as field correspondent and roving reporter. Latina Magazine has embraced Evette as one of the “70 Reasons to Love Being Latina Right Now,” calling her the “Mobile Martha Stewart.” Her role on The Chew made her the only Latina on a national daytime talk show. Evette is also a regular contributor in fluent Spanish to Univison’s Despierta América, Tu Desayuno Alegre and Al Despertar. Evette spent years as contributing design expert and “buddy” on Rachael Ray, where she became known for fabulous hands-on advice, innovative crafts, and dramatic room revisions - wowing Rachael and the audience with budget-friendly projects that look like a million bucks. Recently, Rachael personally invited Evette to be her entertaining expert, and one of 7 “buddies” on the Ehow Food Channel, Rachael Ray and Her Buddies. Evette was named Food Editor on the smash English-language Latina-focused website, Mamiverse. She writes a headlining blog for rachaelray.com, and posts weekly blogs on her own site, evetterios.com, xoJane.com and Parade.com. Evette is also known as host of the popular Better Homes & Gardens 100-Days of Holidays online video series. She contributes to Everyday with Rachael Ray and Siempre Mujer magazines.
LOU FERRIGNO – ACTOR, “THE INCREDIBLE HULK,” FORMER MR. UNIVERSE AND MR. AMERICA - FIRST ANNUAL FERRIGNO LEGACY™ FESTIVAL NOV. 28-29
Actor Lou Ferrigno, “The Incredible Hulk,” former Mr. Universe and Mr. America, is pleased to announce the first annual Ferrigno Legacy™ Pro-Amateur Fitness and Bodybuilding Festival (www.ferrignolegacy.com) to be held Nov. 28-29, 2014 at the Granada Theater in Santa Barbara, CA. The exciting event for fans, fitness enthusiasts, personal trainers and attendees offers a full slate of activities, non-stop entertainment, how-to demos and challenges as top athletes compete for cash prizes.
Festival highlights include 300 athletes showcasing the best in men’s and women’s bodybuilding and physique, “fit-not-ripped bikini” contests, fitness Q&A with the legends, live backstage interviews, celebrity opening and after party gala. As an official IFBB/NPC “national qualifier” for amateurs to compete for pro status and professional athletes competing for Mr. Olympia qualification, the event will be hosted by actor Lou Ferrigno, Jr., former bodybuilder/author Shawn Ray, and title sponsor World Gym International.
Invited celebrities, pro athletes and friends of Lou Ferrigno expected to walk the red carpet opening night include Lou Ferrigno, Jr. (NCIS), Arnold Schwarzenegger, Christopher Lloyd, Jeff Bridges, Frank Stallone, Oprah Winfrey, Cheryl Tiegs, Alan Thicke, Kathy Ireland, Chuck Norris, Mickey Rourke, and bodybuilding champions including Phillip Heath, Shawn Ray, Jay Cutler, and others.
Non-stop competition and highlights of the two-day event include:
• IFBB Pro Bodybuilding, Bikini Men’s & Women’s Physique Competitions
• NPC Amateur Bodybuilding, Figure, Fitness, Bikini, Men’s & Women’s Physique Contests
• Fitness Q&A With The Legends
• Live Fitness Clinic - Meet and Learn From The Experts
• Celebrity Red Carpet, Stage Shows & Entertainment
Sponsored by World Gym International, Ferrigno Legacy is produced by Lou Ferrigno and Chris Minnes of the NPC/IFBB Tahoe Show. Presenting sponsors are Bodybuilding.com, Orthopedic Pain Specialists, Starkey Hearing Foundation, Radiance Tanning and Boutique, Brett Davis Nutrition, CoAg Medical, and Santa Barbara Center For The Performing Arts. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Greater Los Angeles Muscular Dystrophy Association and provide the precious gift of hearing to disabled children.
Live-streamed by www.bodybuilding.com, the event will be held at the 1,550-seat Granada Theater that recently had a $52 million renovation. For one or two-day passes ($22.00 to $48.00) contact the box office at www.granadatheater.com or (805) 899-2222. For more information visit www.FerrignoLegacy.com.
ABOUT LOU FERRIGNO
Lou Ferrigno achieved bodybuilding icon status winning Mr. America and Mr. Universe titles back-to-back. He became a household name starring in The Incredible Hulk and he has appeared in countless films and TV shows including Pumping Iron, Sinbad of the Seven Seas, Hercules, Celebrity Apprentice and The Avengers. He is founder of Ferrigno Fit and is a California Reserve Deputy Sheriff. For more information visit www.ferrignofit.com and www.louferrigno.com.
ABOUT FERRIGNO LEGACY
Ferrigno Legacy is a partnership of the Ferrigno family, actor Lou Ferrigno, Jr. and Chris Minnes, producer of the Tahoe Show and promoter of world-class fitness and bodybuilding competitions, training and education. For more information please visit www.FerrignoLegacy.com.
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