Czech Cultural Program
This audio program serves as an educational talk show, focussed on the Czech Heritage.
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Katie Schon lives in the Dallas area in Texas. She grew up in Ennis, a small Czech town in North Texas, dancing polka and eating kolace. She studied Czech Language and Culture at the University of Texas at Austin, and spent two summers abroad in the Czech Republic, as well as some time after college. She hopes a 4th trip is in the near future. Katie is currently living in a tiny house that her husband built and homeschooling her 2 children. She is helping Czech-American TV as Dubbing + Proofreading Manager and Host of the Cultural Audio Program.
Joe Mraz was born in Chicago and raised and educated in the suburb of Berwyn Illinois. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Art and the American Academy of Art in Chicago. After graduation he worked in advertising in Chicago and New York. He is retired now and lives in Longview, Texas. Where he teaches watercolor painting and conducts workshops for artists. His interest in Czech traditions, heritage and Czech food comes from his grandparents who emigrated from Pilsen (Plzen) and Prague (Praha) during the late 1800’s. He hosts several audio programs on CATV USA.
Dana Hermachova grew up in South Bohemia of the Czech Republic and studied at a university there. Later she also studied at a university in the United States. She also professionally organized business events for Czech and American companies in Chicago, Illinois. She was also a Czech language teacher at the Masaryk School located in Cicero, Illinois. Over the past several years she has helped in producing 150 Czech Language video lessons for the Czech-American TV.