Posts in Podcasts
Episode 16- Country Music Award Winning Duo, 'Thompson Square' Out with a New Album, Talk to Seele

Country Music duo, Thompson Square have had two GRAMMY nominations and been named Duo of the Year in both the CMA and ACM Awards, and this latest album marks their long-awaited return to releasing and performing music after taking some time away for the birth of their son Cooper, who has also inspired their first children's book and song 'Time To Get Dressed'. The latest album 'Masterpiece' is out now.

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Episode 14- May El Khalil, President of the Beirut Marathon Association Talks Beirut and Marathons

May El Khalil, the president of the Beirut Marathon Association sat down with Seele Magazine Editor, Ally Portee and talked about her 20+ years in Nigeria, and, returning home to Lebanon to inspire her post civil war nation through sport, with a marathon association. What used to be a few thousand runners has turned into several thousand runners, where’s May’s vision has put Beirut on the map of international marathons.

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Episode 13- BBC World News Presenter and Correspondent, Yalda Hakim Talks Women, Journalism, and Afghanistan

Yalda Hakim is a BBC World News presenter and correspondent, which she joined in 2012. She made her on-screen debut in March 2013 presenting a special three-part series of Our World entitled, Iraq: Ten Years On.

Before joining BBC World News Yalda was the presenter of SBS Dateline in Australia. She has reported on Afghanistan's Kandahar province, Libya during the Arab Spring, from the streets of Juba, South Sudan, as many celebrated the new country’s independence, and on various issues from the Middle East, the U.S., Africa and Europe.

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Episode 12- Lainey Wilson Talks Her Music, Her UK Fans, Faith, and Returning to the UK in the Fall

Lainey Wilson gets you with her distinct Southern drawl. It’s the first thing that you notice about her. Lainey’s music, from the tunes to the lyrics are honest and relatable, but also full of grit. I met up with Lainey after C2C and we talked music, her fans in London, and women artists that inspire her.

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Episode 10- A Pre C2C Chat With Trio Runaway June

#SeeleFoodPodcast and Seele Magazine Editor, Ally chats with Runaway June is a Country Music trio, @runawayjuneofficial made up of Jennifer Wayne, Naomi Cooke and Hannah Mulholland. Jennifer is the granddaughter of actor, John Wayne. They have been called the “Dixie Chicks for a new generation.” The band’s hit single “Lipstick” made them the first all-female trio to earn a top 25 hit on the country charts in a decade and with their new single “Wild West” hitting the airwaves.

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Episode 8- Joyce Azzam the First Lebanese Woman Climbing 5 of 7 World Summits, Part I

This is episode #8 with Joyce Azzam. Joyce is the first Lebanese woman to climb 5 of 7 world summits. This coming November, she will be climbing Mount Vinson in Antarctica. And in the spring of 2019, she will attempt to climb Mount Everest. Her goal is to reach the 2 poles and become the second woman in the world to complete the Explorers Grand Slam. She’s keen to inspire girls and women to follow their dreams and challenge themselves through her #Yes_She_Can campaign.

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Episode 7- Musician Phil Joel from Christian Rock Band Zealand, Talks to Seele

Seele Editor, Ally chats with New Zealand musician Phil Joel. Phil is the former bassist for the Christian rock group, Newsboys. Born in Auckland, New Zealand, Phil lives in Nashville, TN with his family. But now, he has his own band Zealand. [Zealand] means a state of heart and mind; where the soul is awakened and the leaves turn greener. This fall, Zealand will be opening for Newsboys on their fall tour.

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Episode 6- Radio Show Host, Meta Washington Talks Radio, Her Work, and Serving

Meta Washington is a radio host on Kirk Franklin's gospel music channel on Sirius radio. Seven days a week she in the studio in Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. Meta has been a music lover since she was a child and spent her free time in record stores quizzing the clerks about various artists. Today, she combines that love of music with her love of God.

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Episode 5- British Actor Tommy Hatto Talks to Seele

Tommy Hatto is a British actor. He stumbled into acting. It wasn't something he dreamed of doing, and by stumbling into it, he has landed roles in movies like Marvel's second Thor and Fast & Furious 8. He has worked with JLo and has a movie coming out later this year starring Samuel L. Jackson.

Tommy opens up a how he got into acting, working in the business, modeling, and being British and Thai.

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Episode 2- Building an Art Line Business from Scratch- Penny McPeak Tells All

Penny & Lucy Lou Art started in May 2013 when owner and artist, Penny McPeak along with her pooch, Lucy Lou launched, built www.pennyandlucylou.com and began taking her photography to the next level. Penny opens up about what led her to start a business, the pros and cons of being an entrepreneur, what her art line offers, and her Christian faith. 

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