Janice Edwards’ Bay Area Vista features community leaders, celebrities, non-profit organizations and issues of interest providing depth, context, perspective, compelling personal stories and entertainment.
Emmy nominated producer and award winning talk show host Janice Edwards is Host and Executive Producer of "Bay Area Vista". Janice’s accolades include a CreaTiVe Best Series Producer award presented by Steve “The Woz” Wozniak and Joe O’Kane, an Emmy nomination, the American Heart Association’s Western Regional Communications Award, the NAACP W.E. Dubois Award, 2011 and 2010 nominations for Woman Entrepreneur of the Year, Community Service Award from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority of Silicon Valley, and Kudo awards from American Women in Radio and Television.
Join us Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00am on ION-TV and Sundays at 3pm on CreaTV.
Join us for an on location special shot at the V.I.P. opening of Rolls Restaurant, a new business venture from MFAS
and Bobo Drinks founder Windi ThuyTien Trinh, a multi-talented entrepreneur and community advocate.
The show features interviews with renown Chefs Martin Yan, Lawrence Chu and Khai Duong, spokesperson and
recording artist Dan Truong, San Jose City Councilman Ash Kalra, Milpitas Mayor Jose Esteves, and Ron Gonzales,
CEO of the Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley.
With the essence of Vietnamese cuisine at the heart, ROLLS is a bold and flavorful dining experience marrying
the culinary flavors of France and Indochina personally crafted by acclaimed Vietnamese Chef Khai Duong,
the Gold Medal winner in Beijing 2012, and the principle judge for multiple seasons of Iron Chef Vietnam.
Shira Piven, Thais Rezende and a'Ali DeSousa
Janice interviews Shira Piven, director of Welcome to Me Starring
plus filmmaker a'Ali DeSousa "Broken Heroes" and Thais Rezende from Bizworld.
Carl Ray was a comedian, educator, activist, author, motivational
community leader and friend. Janice interviews Leon Beauchman,
President of the Santa Clara County Alliance of Black Educators,
Rufus White, Program Director for the Oriki Theater's Rites of Passage,
Chike Nwoffiah, founder of the Oriki Theater and the filmmaker
of Carl Ray's documentary, "A Killing in Choctaw", and Brenda Ray,
the love of Carl's life and his wife for 34 years.
This year, Carl Ray and David Fisher's Cured: The Power of Forgiveness will be seen nationally.
Janice Edwards interviews inspirational former high tech executives Rick and Wendy Walleigh,
authors of From Silicon Valley to Swaziland: How One Couple Found Purpose and Adventure in an Encore Career;
all proceeds benefit www.technoserve.org. For more information, visit (www.walleigh.com).
Fulfill your purpose and savor your life!
Janice talks with director D. Channsin Berry about his upcoming movie
starring Viola Davis and his previous works including "The Black Line" and "Dark Girls".
Join us for a very special edition of Janice Edwards' Bay Area Vista taped at Pajama Studios with
Paula Telander and Brenda Vaughn to support Rosie Gaines!
It's a preview of the I am My Sister's Keeper Benefit to be held at
Geoffrey's Inner Circle in Oakland on January 31, 2015!
Rosie Gaines is probably best known for her performances with Prince on "Diamonds and Pearls".
On Location at the Immaculate Conception Academy with the dynamic Sister Lilly Fitzpatrick, students and other staff.
Janice taks with Nicholas Christopher and Patrice Covington, stars of Motown the Musical.
Singing Sensation Victoria Thuy Vi who at age 10 has already recorded two CDs
The Bay Area's own Aisha Tyler, Co-Host of "The Talk", director Rob Reiner's personal bucket list,
US Immigration Investment Center President & CEO Mahnaz Khazen on her visionary transformation
of Oakland's Merritt Lake Lodge.
Award winning director Rob Reiner, Gary Kremen founder of Match.com
and Clean Power Finance and Margaret "Chili" Irving, Energy Rocket CEO
and World Class Athlete Margaret "Chili" Irving on rebounding in life.
Howard Hewett and Tally Perform
On location for dynamic performances with Howard Hewett
performing his classics and the Bay Area's own Tally debuts her latest hit , "Love Song".