Cameron Ridle

Marshawn Wolley from the African American Coalition of Indianapolis and Rep. Earl Harris Jr. of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus join us for a preview of bills and initiatives their organizations are supporting at watching for the 2023 Legislative Session at the Indiana Statehouse. “Open Lines with Cameron Ridle” airs Sunday Mornings at 8AM on […]

(January 8, 2023) – On the first episode of Open Lines with Cameron Ridle in 2023 we discuss the latest stories making headlines in Indianapolis, including more candidates jumping in the race for Mayor; A local restaurant shutdown after unsanitary conditions shown in viral video; The controversy at the Indianapolis public library continues. “Open Lines […]

SEGMENT 1 – Indianapolis Actor and Director Lakesha Lorene gives us a preview of the play “Sign of the Times,” which is described as a “powerful one woman show” that “shines the light on the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the battle for women to gain their rights at the ballot box.” SEGMENT 2 – Plus […]

With Roe Vs Wade overturned by the Supreme Court, half of the United States will make abortion illegal. Indiana’s legislators will hold a special session this summer to decide what Indiana’s laws will be. We explain what is happening right now, what will happen next in politics and what will happen next in Women and […]

Urban One Regional Vice President and General Manager Deon Levingston talks about the announcement that Urban One is purchasing the  by Emmis Communications’ Indianapolis Radio Stations. The deal includes soft AC “B107.5” WYXB, country “Hank 97.1” WLHK, news/talk “93 WIBC” (93.1) and the city-licensed translators W228CX at 93.5 and W298BB at 107.5, which rebroadcast sports […]

Ivy Tech shares how students can enroll in school this summer and begin a new career. Several careers including Logistics/Transportation and Information Technology are booming right now. Ivy Tech offers programs specifically tailored for those industries and several others. Learn more about Ivy Tech’s in-person enrollment events every Tuesday here: Tuesdays at Tech “Open Lines […]

Beairshelle Edme joins us on Open Lines for the first time. She was recently promoted to the role of Main Anchor after Fanchon Stinger retired from TV news after a 30-year career including 12 years at Fox 59. She talks with callers about her new role and how news is gathered and reported. “Open Lines […]

5 Democrats are running for a Senate seat in the newly created Indiana Senate District 46 in Indiana’s Primary Election on May 3, 2022. Bob Kern, Andrea Hunley, and Kristin Jones join Open Lines with Cameron Ridle for a live interview. The Indianapolis Star describes the 5 candidates this way: Andrea Hunley: Indianapolis Public School principal […]

5 Democrats are running for a Senate seat in the newly created Indiana Senate District 46 in Indiana’s Primary Election on May 3, 2022. Ashley Eason and Karla Lopez-Owens are the first of 5 candidates to join Open Lines with Cameron Ridle for a live interview. The Indianapolis Star describes the 5 candidates this way: […]

30 days from Election Day and we are exploring some political races that may not normally get attention, including the race for Center Township Trustee. Candidates Sam ‘Bump’ Carson and Ladonna Freeman explain what the Trustee does and why they want the job. You can check to see if you are registered to vote at […]

2021 was a record-breaking year for homicides in Indianapolis, and of course everyone who cares is interested in a solution to stop the violence and reduce the number of lives of lost. Now this year the city of Indianapolis will use $150 million dollars in federal money to combat the problem, partially through its deployment […]

On this edition of Open Lines we look back at Indianapolis’ Black History and how desegregation of schools literally shaped the city’s boundaries. Dr. Tom Brown explains the history from what it was like in the 1950s and 1960s. Cameron talks about the end of desegregation, and callers who lived the experience give their first […]