The Real Deal with Shawn D. Connelly & Marc Barnes
Emphasis on the “D”
“The Real Deal” is set to be an access point to information, and give the younger generations a connection to reality in a hip way. Keeping up with trendy topics, politics, race, religion, and community. Here we provide a platform for the people to express their views on how these topics affect the millenial community. If you want to know who’s – who and what’s – what “The Real Deal” is your hookup!
Your Host, Shawn D. Connelly
Shawn D. Connelly is from Philadelphia, PA where he attended Girard College, later moving to Williamsport, PA in the mid-90’s. As a teenager, he ran into legal troubles, which as an adult, he turns his experiences into a way to better his community. Shawn has led various groups such as the Campbell Street Community Center Youth Board, and has served as President of the Penn Tech Multi-Cultural Society. Seeing a community through struggles and the people feeling like they want to speak up, Shawn has decided to come to the radio to share the platform as a community.
Your Co-Host, Marc Barnes
Marc Barnes, Sr. born in Philadelphia, PA is a husband, and a father of two boys. Marc graduated from Bloomsburg University class of 2014, and won a Gold Key to the City of Williamsport in 2001 for Art Excellence. He enjoys coaching youth athletics (football, basketball) and community activism.
The Real Deal airs live Wednesdays at 7:00 PM at the WXPI Community Radio studio in the Pajama Factory. Feel free to call in at (570) 995-6435