May 7, 2020
Los Angeles, California
RON CHEPESIUK with STEVE HODEL “Black Dahlia 2020”
Ron is the radio host of the CRIME BEAT Radio Show. The Crime Beat show has been on the air since January 2011 and has listeners in 130 plus countries. Guests have included Henry Hill, Noam Chomsky, George Jung, Joe Pistone (aka Donnie Brasco), and Chris Kyle, American Sniper, among others.
As a journalist, Ron has reported from more than thirty-five countries, including Cuba, Northern Ireland, Colombia, Kenya, Hong Kong, and Nepal, and his 16,000 plus interviews include such luminaries as Gerry Adams, Yasser Arafat, John Kerry, Jimmy Carter, Abbie Hoffman, a former president of Nicaragua, and three former presidents and two vice presidents of Colombia, South America.
A native of Thunder Bay, Canada, Ron is a full-time freelance journalist, screenwriter, film producer, and radio host based in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA. He has a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) degree from Minnesota State University in Moorhead, Minnesota, a Master’s 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. Ron has also taught online courses in the journalism program of UCLA’s Extension Division.
Ron Chepesiuk is an optioned screenwriter and the award-winning author of numerous books – three of them optioned for movies. He is a two-time Fulbright Scholar to Indonesia and Bangladesh and a former instructor in UCLA’s Extension Journalism Department. His articles, which number in the thousands, have appeared in such publications as FHM, USA Today, Black Enterprise, Woman’s World, Modern Maturity, New York Times Syndicate, Toronto Star, Los Angeles Times Syndicate, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, among others. As an expert in crime history, he is a consultant to the Gangland TV series and has been interviewed on numerous TV programs, including Discovery, NBC Dateline, Biography, ID, Black Entertainment Television, Starz, and TV 1.
Ron Chepesiuk interviews Steve Hodel Black Dahlia 2020
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