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Paul Scharff on Ron Chepesiuk’s Crime Beat on ArtistFirst Radio Network

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aflogoCrime Beat is delighted to announce the appearance of Paul Scharff, author of Murder in McHenry. What would you do if you received a phone call twenty seven years after your father s murder and a friend told you they finally knew who killed him? You would venture forward to bring the criminal to justice and clear the case. However, good guys aren’t always the heroes and bad guys the villains. In his fascinating book, Paul Scharff brings this story to life as he rekindles his desire to bring his father’s murderer to justice and as he is doing this he uncovers the truth of a justice system in the corrupted town of McHenry. Be sure to tune in Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at 8 p.m. EST where you’ll have a front row seat to this fascinating story.

Listen to Paul Scharff on Crime Beat with Hosts Ron Chepesiuk and Will Hryb

Ron Chepesiuk

Ron Chepesiuk

A native of Thunder Bay, Canada, Ron Chepesiuk is a full-time freelance journalist, documentary film producer and radio host based in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA, which is located just outside Charlotte, North Carolina. He has a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) degree from Minnesota State University in Moorhead, Minnesota, a Masters degree in library science (M.L.S) from Atlanta Clark University and a post-graduate diploma in archival administration from the National University of Dublin in Ireland. Before freelancing full-time, he was a professor of library service for twenty-five years at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.  Currently, Ron teaches online courses in the journalism program of UCLA’s Extension Division.

In all, Ron has published 25 books and more than 4,000 original articles in FHM, USA Today, Black Enterprise, Woman’s World, Modern Maturity, The Rotarian, New York Times Syndicate, Toronto Star, Los Angeles Times Syndicate, Collier´s Encyclopedia, the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, the New York Daily News and more than 400 other print publications.

Ron has reported from more than 35 countries, including Cuba, Northern Ireland, Colombia, Kenya, Colombia, Hong Kong, Nepal and Czechoslovakia, and his 16,000 plus interviews include such luminaries as Gerry Adams, Yasser Arafat, Russell Simmons, John Kerry, Dave Barry, Andie McDowall, Jimmy Carter, Abbie Hoffman, Noam Chomsky, Frank Lucas (the subject of the movie, ¨American Gangster¨), a former president of Nicaragua and three former presidents and two vice presidents of Colombia, South America.

He serves as a consultant to the History Channel´s ¨Gangland¨ series and has been interviewed by NBC´s Dateline, the Biography Channel’s “Mobsters”, The Discovery MURDER IN MCHENRYChannel’s “Undercover” and Black Entertainment Television´s ¨American Gangster¨ Ron has also been interviewed or quoted on radio by the CBC, BBC, CBS, NPR, XM Satellite Radio, Radio Australia and numerous Irish radio stations, among other outlets, and by such newspapers as Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, The Weekly Standard, New York Times, St Petersburg Times, Associated Press, the Guardian (United Kingdom) and the Dallas Morning News.

Ron has won numerous writing awards sponsored by such organizations as USA Book News, Foreword Magazine, and Independent Publishers Book Award. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Journalists and Authors, the International Association for the Study of Organized Crime, Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Florida Freelance Writers Association and the Professional Writers Association of Canada.

Ron’s Links :  www.ronchepesiuk.com  www.ikeatkinsonkingpin.com
www.strategicmediabooks.com

Ron’s Projects:  The Frank Matthews Story (Video)   www.frankmatthewsmovie.com

 

Will Hryb

Will Hryb

Born in Oberlahnstein Germany, William Hryb emigrated to Thunder Bay, Canada at a young age. Ukrainian by heritage, he is a freelance print and broadcast journalist, a member of the ‘Professional Writers Association of Canada’ (PWAC), ‘Superior Scribes’, a professional Thunder Bay writer’s guild. Hryb is a regular contributing writer to various trade magazines, periodicals and newspaper publications such as Canadian Sailings Transportation & Trade Logistics, Bayview, On The Level, Cruise Ship North America, and the Ukrainian Weekly. He also is the President and Managing Director of THUNDER BAY SHIPPING INC.

Before entering the shipping industry, he studied Communication Arts, majoring in broadcast journalism. After his studies in the early 1970’s he travelled extensively throughout South America as a freelance Journalist. Hryb has interviewed a wide range of political and business leaders in his career, including ‘The Right Honourable’ John Diefenbaker, the 13th prime minister of Canada.

William Hryb has been associated with the marine industry since 1975, representing a world-wide network of ship owners and charterers. He is the ‘Commercial Navigation’ representative (Public Information Advisory Group – PWAC) for Canada with the International Upper Great Lakes Study / IUGLS (International Joint Commission – IJC) a major bi-national Canadian and U.S. study examining water level issues on the Upper Great Lakes from 2007 to 2012.

Hryb is also the co-author of Movers & Mavericks, an anthology of influential people that lived in the Thunder Bay area over the last 100 years. He will have another book published later this year titled Vanished:The Life and Disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. Next year, Movers & Mavericks Volume ll will be coming out and later in 2014, he will co-author and publish a book describing the famous luxurious ship wreck, ‘Gunilda’ that sank in Lake Superior more than 100 years ago.

whryb@hotmail.com
crimebeat123@yahoo.com

 

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