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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Conversations Media Group Announces Spring Book Giveaway

Conversations Media Group is pleased to announce its Spring Book Giveaway to promote reading and to introduce authors that may have been under the radar. Started by Conversations Book Club founder Cyrus Webb in 2007, he sees this as a way of not only sharing the gift of a great book, but to network with other book lovers.

Here are the books that have been made available for this year's Spring Book Giveaway:

1.     "Darling Nikki" by E. V. Adams (autographed)
2.     "A Dark Journey To A Light Future" by Tommie Mabry (autographed)
3.     "Chicken Soup For The Soul: Family Caregivers"
4.     "Chicken Soup For The Soul: Magic of Mothers & Daughters"
5.     "The Immune" by Doc Lucky Meisenheimer (autographed)
6.     "The Fox" by Arlene Radasky (autographed)
7.     "The Basement" by Stephen Leather (autographed)

To participate in the book giveaway simply follow the steps below.

1.     Join Cyrus Webb's Facebook page at (If you have already joined the page, simply move on to step number 2.)
2.     After joining Webb on his Facebook page, message him from the Facebook page announcing the THREE NUMBERS of the books you would like to have if you win.
3.     That's it! After completing steps 1 and 2. Webb will announce every weekday through May 31st who the winners are.

Winners will be announced on Conversations LIVE radio show each weekday @ 6p.m. et (5p.m. ct/ 3p.m. pt). You don't have to be listening to the live broadcast to win!

Have questions about the giveaway or are you an author who would like to participate in the Summer Book Giveaway? Contact Cyrus Webb at or 601.896.5616. CONVERSATIONS: Feeding your love of life!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Gospel Today's Roland Hairston Joins Brotha Magazine's Advisory Board

Nebo Publishing is pleased to announce that Roland Hairston, publisher of Gospel Today Magazine has joined the Advisory Board of Brotha Magazine.

"Roland is someone that I have a great deal of respect for," says Charles Clark, President of Nebo Publishing and Editor-In-Chief of Brotha Magazine. "To have his support in moving Brotha Magazine to the next level is something that I appreciate. It is a real honor and blessing."

In a recent interview with Brotha Magazine Hairston said that he saw Gospel Today as "a continue to share what is going on in the kingdom and to disciple and create the next generation of kingdom movers,shakers." Clark believes that he will bring that same mission to Brotha Magazine as a member of the board.

Of the appointment, Hairston remarked, "The mission of Brotha Magazine is something that is near and dear to me. Men need environments where they can be honest and transparent in learning from one another and growing. I look forward to partnering with Charles Clark and the Brotha Magazine team to help serve men and equip them to lead Godly lives."

The Brotha Magazine Advisory Board is comprised of a select group of women and men who show their support for the publication and give back to the African-American Christian male community helping provide leadership, motivation and inspiration. Members of the Brotha Magazine Advisory Board are called upon to offer advice in their areas of expertise to the publication's staff on how to best tailor the publication to meet the needs of the African-American Christian male community.

It is believed that the board will be able to operate with Brotha Magazine's mission statement in mind, staying committed to targeting the African American male committed to a Christian lifestyle.

For more information, contact Charles Clark at or call 1-716-239-4370 ext.101.

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Conversations LIVE Radio Celebrates 300th Guest of 2012, 3k Since 2003

Conversations Media Group is pleased to announce two milestones for Conversations LIVE radio show. Host Cyrus Webb interviewed his 300th guest of 2012 on Monday, April 30th: Platinum-selling recording artist/American Idol winner Taylor Hicks!  (Listen to the show by clicking here.)

Just days later he welcomed his 3000th guest since the show began: award-winning author Tiona Brown. (Listen to the interview by clicking here.)

"It's amazing to see how the show has grown over the years," says Webb, 36. He began hosting Conversations LIVE in July 2003 first on WMPR 90.1 FM in Jackson, MS. Since then the show has been shared with a variety of affiliates, including and

Each month over 100k listeners tune in for discussions with news makers, entertainers, politicians and individuals who have a story to share. Webb believes this is what has made the show a cut above others on talk radio. "I don't just have people on for ratings," he says. "If I am going to talk with someone I want to make sure they actually have something to say."

To find out more about Conversations LIVE visit For more information about how to be a guest or featured on the show contact Cyrus Webb at or 601.896.5616.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Conversations LIVE Joins DC Now Radio Family In Washington D. C.

Conversations Media Group is pleased to announce that Conversations LIVE radio show has entered an exclusive relationship with Washington D. C.-based radio station DC Now Radio, becoming their premier entertainment talk show.

"It's great to see the hard work and professionalism we try to bring to the airwaves reap these rewards," says Cyrus Webb, creator and host of Conversations LIVE. The radio show debuted on WMPR 90.1 FM in Jackson, MS in July 2003 and has since become of the popular places for individuals of all walks of life to come and share their stories with the world and showcase what is possible. Webb was approached by DC Now Radio station president Anthony Tilghman about the partnership in late April 2012 and jumped at the opportunity to reach a new audience.

Tilghman, who is also a sought-after celebrity photographer has been on Conversations LIVE several times, and he knew when he began DC Now Radio that he wanted to bring the show to his audience. "I believe in the work that Cyrus is doing with Conversations LIVE," Tilghman explains. "It's obvious that he takes what he does seriously, and that is exactly what I wanted for DC Now."

The first show from Conversations LIVE to debut on DC Now Radio was with American Idol winner and platinum-selling recording artist Taylor Hicks. The response was overwhelming. Since then guests like actors Charley Koontz, Abby Miller and recording artists like Karyn White, David M and Angela Spivey have been on the station, and Webb says this is just the beginning. "I see this new partnership as a way for Conversations LIVE to really grow and raise the bar for talk radio," he explains. "The best is yet to come."

Conversations LIVE can be heard on Tuesday through Friday at for the hour and at 7:30p.m. et.  Stay abreast of everything with the station by liking the Facebook fan page at and follow it on Twitter by visiting

For more information about Conversations LIVE contact Cyrus Webb at or call 601.896.5616. You can also visit

Friday, May 4, 2012

Cyrus Webb Announces the Formation of the Conversations Media Group

(Friday, May 4, 2012) Shadow Play Entertainment Founder and President Cyrus Webb is pleased to announce the formation of the Conversations Media Group (CMG). 

Since 2003 Shadow Play Entertainment, the entertainment and promotional entity of C. A. Webb, Inc., has been the home of the Conversations Brand which includes a radio show, book clubs and magazines. Over the years hundreds of thousands around the world have benefited from the brand, and because of its reach and continual growth it has become necessary for a change.

"Conversations has really developed its own identity," says Webb, 36. "With all of the new projects we have coming through the pipeline, I knew it was time to create an entity that could meet the needs of the brand. Conversations Media Group will do just that."

Effective Friday, May 4, 2012, Conversations Media Group is the new home of Conversations LIVE Radio, Conversations Book Club, Conversations Magazine, Conversations With Music Magazine, Conversations Model Citizens Magazine and the new web show Conversation Pieces.

For more information about CMG visit

About Cyrus Webb

Cyrus Webb, is the President of Conversations Media Group (home of Conversations LIVE Radio, Conversations Magazine and Conversations Book Club) and Shadow Play Entertainment. Since 1999 he has used his love of the arts and books to create a brand that has not only showcased his own work but that of others around the United States. To date he has hosted hundreds of art shows and poetry readings around the South, garnering thousands of attendees and a devoted following.

In 2003 he began host and producing the radio show Conversations LIVE ( on WMPR 90.1 FM in Jackson, MS. Today it is heard not only in the South but online through and In 2012 over 1.1 million listeners tuned in to the program which features authors, recording artists, community leaders and ordinary individuals during extraordinary things.

Because of the hundreds of interviews he conducts each year Webb began Conversations Magazine ( in April 2006 as another platform to showcase some of the stories he was sharing over the air. Since then the print magazine has grown to include over 5k yearly subscribers the United States, New Zealand, Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Greece and Canada.

The last member of the Conversations family was the book club ( which began in November 2006. Featuring both in-person and online meetings, it has grown into one of the largest co-ed reading groups in the United States, hosting over 100 author events and gaining national attention from outlets such as the Chicago Tribune.

Webb is currently working on a revamped edition of his television show Conversations with Cyrus Webb, with plans to begin in the Summer of 2013.

He can be reached at or 601.896.5616 or through his webpage