Radio Beacon, Episode 16: Rev. Brian Shanley, president of Providence College


To start this week's episode, Cranston Herald editor Dan Kittredge and Johnston Sun Rise editor Jacob Marrocco talk politics, graduation and Rhode Island’s move toward phase four of reopening. 

Then, John Howell and Laura Weick from the Warwick Beacon speak with the Rev. Brian Shanley, president of Providence College, about his tenure, his athletic pursuits and his views on the future as he prepares to retire from his current post after 15 years. 

Radio Beacon is the weekly podcast of Beacon Communications, publisher of the Warwick Beacon, Cranston Herald, Johnston Sun Rise and Coventry Reminder. Listen on Anchor Podcasts through the link above, or check us out on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and other podcast platforms.

In case you missed them, check out our recent episodes featuring Cranston Public Schools Superintendent Jeannine Nota-Masse; retired Warwick Police Chief Col. Stephen McCartney; Johnston Town Council Vice President Joseph Polisena Jr.; Cranston Public Library Director Ed Garcia; Bob Houghtaling of the East Greenwich Drug Program; Joseph Paolino Jr. of Paolino Properties; Cranston Mayor Allan Fung and his wife, Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung; and House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi.

Other past guests include our sports editor, Alex Sponseller; Justin Goncarek of OceanSide Graphics; Steve McAllister of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Jack Howell of Zurich Insurance; Will Geogeghan, author of "Summer Baseball Nation"; Carris Transue of Thrive Behavioral Health; and John Marion and Galen Auer from Common Cause RI.


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