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Rise & Shine, Nerds 1 – 4 | Church v. Nerds

SHOW NOTES

Radio Matt & Deidra premiere LTN’s brand-new daily morning show – Rise & Shine, Nerds – by discussing Church Culture and Nerd Culture, the times these two communities have come to blows, and what we can do to help mend these fences. Plus, nerdy news, marital advice, an “Office” quiz, and get to know Deidra!

There are 4 ways to experience Rise & Shine, Nerds! First, join us on Twitch on Saturday mornings for a full-binge of our live show recordings! Your chat will be on the show and you might even get a chance to be on the show through the LTN Discord! Second, each finalized episode will premiere on our YouTube channel Monday through Thursday at 10am ET. Radio Matt will be live in the chat watching along too! Third, catch the show when it airs on LTN Radio – every Monday through Thursday at 8am & 10am ET. Lastly, subscribe to our podcast feed above and listen anytime.





Episode Hosts

Radio Matt
DIR OF CONTENT & RESOURCES
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of the "Nerd History Podcast" & the "Two Words Podcast". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. Matt is the father of two boys and a little girl. It's probably the best thing about him.
Deidra Coker
Co-Host of the Nerd History Podcast
Loving mother of three nerdy kiddos. Fan of Star Trek, Quantum Leap, The Office, Smallville, and too many other TV shows to count. I don't have a favorite anything, so don't ask.

Episode Producer

Radio Matt
DIR OF CONTENT & RESOURCES
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of the "Nerd History Podcast" & the "Two Words Podcast". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. Matt is the father of two boys and a little girl. It's probably the best thing about him.

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