It was fun chatting with Mike about why he started this event, and hearing from the celebrity participants about why they decided to take part in the tournament benefiting Standing United.

I interviewed Cameron twice – in 2011 at the red carpet for Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer and in 2015 during a set visit to Gamer’s Guide to Pretty Much Everything. It was amazing to see him grow in the years between – not just in height, but as an actor and as a person. I’m so glad I had a chance to meet him and watch him become the wonderful artist and human being that he was.

I enjoyed meeting some of the cast and filmmakers of Isn’t It Romantic, at the pink carpet held in downtown Los Angeles. Adam Devine was really fun to talk with, and I loved meeting up with one of my favorite interview subjects from quite a long time ago!

We made our annual pilgrimage to Las Vegas for the largest consumer electronics show on the planet. Here’s what we saw at CES 2019…

I enjoyed talking to the stars and filmmakers on the icy blue carpet at the SmallFoot premiere in Westwood, California.

NEW Interview Like the Pros workshop for ages 9 and up will be held August 18th and 19th. This is a two-part workshop, with instruction on the 18th and on-camera experience on the 19th. Kids must attend the 18th to do the hands-on portion the 19th. Registration is required in advance. Register here OR purchase your child’s ticket for this workshop now. See below for more details about this 2-day workshop.

Please note: This workshop was originally scheduled for August 12th and 19th, but was changed to August 18th and 19th, due to the Holy Fire in Lake Elsinore.

Young broadcaster, Jennifer Smart, brings her years of experience interviewing hundreds of celebrities and industry insiders, to kids and teens in Lake Elsinore.

Participants ages 9 and up are invited to “Interview Like the Pros” in this two-part workshop, August 18th and 19th. On the 18th, Jennifer and her team will instruct kids on skills and tips for three different interviewing scenarios – red carpet, sit-down/junket, and band/music festival. On the 19th, attendees will practice these skills in the three scenarios, interviewing special guests on-camera. Participants MUST complete the instruction portion on the 18th before attending the hands-on portion on the 19th.

“When interviewing someone, you may not have a lot of time and you need to think of the best question to ask, or you may want to elaborate on what they said in your previous question. Every interview is different, and the things I learned through interviewing come in handy in the rest of my life, too – like prioritizing and remaining calm,” Jennifer shares.

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This workshop is run by the nonprofit Jennifer Smart Foundation, and takes place at the Find Your Voice Center, located in the Outlets at Lake Elsinore. More information can be found at Pre-registration online is required, as space is limited. The cost of this two-day workshop is $99. A limited number of scholarships may be available. To sponsor a child for this or any workshop, please contact

The acting world has lost yet another talented young person. We talked to Jackson Odell at the premiere for Judy Moody and the NOT Bummer Summer, way back in 2011. He went on to roles in iCarly, Modern Family, Arrested Development, Jessie, The Fosters and The Goldbergs. His most recent projects included writing songs for the movies Forever My Girl and Redemption. He will be missed.

You’ll find my interview with Jackson at 1:49.

In honor of the opening of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, please enjoy my interview with two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White. I talked with him at the X Games movie premiere in 2009. We congratulate him on making the 2018 Olympic team, and wish Shaun and all his teammates the best! Go for the gold! U-S-A, U-S-A!

It was fun talking with Hey Violet at the 2016 Teen Choice Awards. You can hear their music highlighted on JENNiRADIO this month, including their latest single, “Hoodie.”

You can listen on KJNi-LP 101.7 in SoCal, KKGT 91.9 in New Mexico, through the free JENNiRADIO iOS app and right here at

It was fun talking with special guests, filmmakers and some of the cast of The LEGO Ninjago Movie at the premiere in Westwood. I met some great people, and also really enjoyed speaking with Jackie Chan again!