Full Disclosure with Roben Farzad The show is a fun and interesting look at demystifying the world of business, economics, and investing. Full Disclosure airs weekly on Saturdays at 6:00 p.m., repeats Sundays at 8:00 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE News in Richmond.

Full Disclosure with Roben Farzad

From WCVE

The show is a fun and interesting look at demystifying the world of business, economics, and investing. Full Disclosure airs weekly on Saturdays at 6:00 p.m., repeats Sundays at 8:00 p.m. on 88.9 WCVE News in Richmond.

Most Recent Episodes

Ad-venturous Mom

Kristen Cavallo, the first female CEO of the Martin Agency, on leading the 52-year old advertising shop out of its #MeToo crisis. We discussed the work-life juggle of single motherhood; the ad industry's nagging existential doubts; and getting brands to actually stand for (or against) something.

Juice Journey

A single mother, family tragedy and the grit she and her community tapped to build her small juice business into what she hopes will become a national chain.

Bizzy Times

NY Times business editor Ellen Pollock on the headlines: the bull market at age 10; Facebook and Tesla's latest pivots; AT&T and Jeff Bezos trying to do Hollywood; GE's lost decades; the huge trade deficit; the hiring binge across biz news ... and much more.

Seed Capital

Can you do right by local farmers and the earth and do well for yourself? Livestock farmer Erica Hellen of Free Union Grass Farm and microlender Hunter Hopcroft ("Microcroft") of Slow Money Central Virginia explain how.

Mann About Globe

Filmmaker Michael Mann (Miami Vice, Heat, The Insider) and investigative author Elaine Shannon on the DEA's global pursuit of elusive evil-genius drug and weapons kingpin Paul Le Roux. Murder. Encryption. Coercion. Evasion. Corruption. N. Korea. Liberia. Missiles. It's quite stranger than fiction.

From Hooters to Haute: Chef Brittanny Anderson

Chef Brittany Anderson's journey from pieces of wings and flair to national culinary stardom. The Virginian behind Brenner Pass and Metzger Bar & Butchery is now a James Beard Foundation semi-finalist who has competed on Iron Chef. We interviewed her before a live, hungry audience.

Richmond, We Have a Problem

Writer and race-relations interlocutor Samantha Willis, veteran Richmond Times-Dispatch's political commentator Jeff Schapiro and VCU Prof. Judi Crenshaw on the scandals in Virginia, where racism is crashing into #MeToo in a full-on crisis for Democrats — and the state's global reputation.

Young and the Debt-less

Veteran personal finance writer Lauren Young of Reuters has always been my workplace big sister. We spent years together at BusinessWeek and the now-departed SmartMoney. Now on my radio show, Lauren discusses shutdowns, savings, the markets and the giant impact left by our hero, investor-champion Jack Bogle (1929-2019).

The China Journey

Weijian Shan went from childhood hunger in Mao's famished China to running Asia's biggest private equity fund. China's economy has exploded in size in the 30 years since the Tiananmen Square crackdown, lifting hundreds of millions out of poverty. He discusses the opportunities and perils of the country's unprecedented trajectory.

Breakfast in America

The story of an immigrant who came to the U.S. from Lebanon with a young family and powerful drive to work and provide. He learned how to cook and acquired his own little nook ... 25 years later, Westwood Fountain diner is a Richmond institution.

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