The Humanist Hour Podcast Announces New Co-Host

The Humanist Hour, the official podcast of the American Humanist Association, is pleased to announce a new permanent co-host!

Joining Todd Stiefel in co-hosting The Humanist Hour will be Kim Ellington, a secular activist and lifelong atheist originally from New Hampshire, currently living in North Carolina working for the separation of church and state. She is in her second year as a board member of the Triangle Freethought Society, an affiliate of the American Humanist Association, and has been a member for four years. She is also on the board of Camp Quest South Carolina, a member of the American Humanist Association and the Freedom From Religion Foundation, and a mother of an 8-year-old daughter.  

Kim Ellington, New Permanent Co-Host of The Humanist Hour PodcastKim originally participated as a guest host for The Humanist Hour #82, an interview with The God Argument: The Case Against Religion and For Humanism author A.C. Grayling.

The Humanist Hour podcast is a monthly one-hour talk show produced by the American Humanist Association. Every episode explores a different area of humanist thought, from politics to pop culture. A typical episode features interviews, commentary, news, and music. Notable guests have included Julia Sweeney, Bill Nye, Salman Rushdie, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Christopher Hitchens, E.O. Wilson, Alan Dershowitz, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Andy Rooney, Greg Graffin, Holly Near, and Dar Williams.

The program can also be heard on Public Reality Radio, WPRR, 95.3 FM and 1680 AM, Grand Rapids, MI, and Williamsport Community Radio, WXPI, 88.5 FM, Williamsport, PA.

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Don’t miss the next podcast, to be released August 28, featuring an interview with the 2013 Humanist of the Year, Dan Savage!