BYUtv Broadcast Schedule
Latter-day Profiles Season 44 / October 2022-January 2023


LDPRF_44_01 / Lisa Valentine Clark / Radio Show Host, Actress, Author

Airs October 9, 2022 & December 11, 2022

Lisa Valentine Clark is a writer, actress, and host of The Lisa Show on BYU radio. She is a founding member of the theater-as-improv comedy troupe, The Thrillionaries; a writer, producer, and actress on the film Once I Was a Beehive; a host for 3 seasons on the TV show Random Acts; and a star in the BYUtv production Show Offs. She is the mother of five and the author of “Real Moms: Making It Up As We Go.”

 

LDPRF_44_02 / Erin Willder / Managing Editor at BYU Continuing Education

Airs October 16, 2022 & December 18, 2022

Erin Willder is the managing editor at BYU Continuing Education, where she oversees a large team of editors who work on hundreds of online courses. She also serves on the division’s digital accessibility committee and generates content for organic and paid media. A founding member of Latter-day Saint Publishing and Media Association, Erin currently serves as the LDSPMA President.

 

LDPRF_44_03 / David Weidman / Managing Director, Missionary Department Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Airs October 23, 2022 &  December 25, 2022

David Weidman is the Managing Director of the Missionary Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was formerly chairman and CEO of Celanese Corporation, a $6.4 billion global integrated chemical company. Prior to this appointment, he was vice chairman of the Celanese AG Board of Management and COO of Celanese AG. He joined Celanese AG as CEO of the company’s chemicals business. Before joining Celanese, he was president of Allied Signal’s Performance Polymers business. David earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from BYU and his MBA from the University of Michigan. He served as president of the California Los Angeles Mission.

 

LDPRF_44_04 / Taylor Ricks / Author

Airs November 6, 2022 & January 1, 2022

Taylor Ricks is the author of Everyday Disciples: Lessons Learned from Unnamed Scripture Stories. She is the mother of four amazing children: one daughter and three sons. Taylor has spent time as a foster parent and now volunteers with the Utah Down Syndrome Foundation to help children and families touched by Down syndrome in honor of her son Zane, whose bright spirit blesses their family in unimaginable ways. She attended Utah State University to earn a bachelor’s degree in family studies and earned a master of education from Arizona State University in applied behavior analysis. She loves sharing her testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ and using her background to teach and inspire families. You can find Taylor on Facebook and Instagram @ToCheerAndToBless.

 

LDPRF_44_05 / Tamara Uzelac Hall / Author & Podcast Host

Airs November 13, 2022 & January 8, 2023

Tammy Uzelac Hall is the author of “Far Above Rubies: The Power and Promise of a Covenant-Keeping Woman. She is the host of the LDS Living podcast, “Sunday on Monday,” a weekly podcast focused on Come, Follow Me. she and her husband are the parents to four girls. She is a host for Time Out for Women, a featured speaker at Temple Square Youth Conferences, Retreat for Girls, and girls’ camps, and has been a speaker at BYU Women’s Conference.

 

LDPRF_44_06 / Adam Sidwell / Future House Studio & Publishing

Airs November 20, 2022 & January 15, 2023

A storyteller, technologist, and entrepreneur with expertise in multiple mediums, Adam Sidwell is the Founder and Creative Director of the Future House family of companies. Future House Studios and Future House Publishing work in concert together to develop creative content for the Metaverse: Virtual Reality, animation, games, books, film, television, and more.

 

LDPRF_44_07 / Kurt Francom / Executive Director of Leading Saints

Airs November 27, 2022 & January 22, 2023

Kurt Francom is the founder and executive director of Leading Saints and manages the day-to-day efforts of Leading Saints, and is the host of the podcast. Kurt graduated from the University of Utah in 2008 with a degree in Business Marketing. He ran a web development company for five years before focusing on Leading Saints full-time. Kurt currently lives in Stansbury Park, Utah, with his lovely wife Alanna. They are blessed to have three children. Kurt has served as a full-time missionary (California Sacramento), as a bishop, 1st counselor in a stake presidency, and as elders quorum president.

 

LDPRF_44_08 / Rob Eaton / BYU-Idaho Faculty & Author

Airs December 4, 2022 & January 29, 2023

Rob Eaton is a faculty member in the Religious Education Department at BYU Idaho. He is the author of “Improving Learning and Mental Health in the Classroom.” Rob has served as an institute director and seminary teacher, a bishop, in a stake presidency, and as a mission president in the Washington, Federal Way mission, and previously oversaw Pathway and online learning at BYU Idaho.