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About the Hosts


BIOS

PAT McMAHON

If anyone ever told Pat McMahon "You simply can't do it all", Pat was clearly not listening. Pat's day includes his hour live on AZTV7/Cable 13 each morning and his exciting new position as Director of Public Affairs for News 92.3 KTAR. But that's not all...there are the daily commentaries during "Arizona's Morning News",  the weekly "McMahon Group" and "The God Show" (both Sundays). 

His 30 years on the long-running, groundbreaking children's show Wallace and Ladmo are just part of Pat's remarkable resume', which includes acting, producing, writing and recording. Pat's professional and personal contributions have been richly rewarded with 7 Emmy awards, major national and international radio awards, numerous civic, educational and humanitarian awards.

The child who once traveled the world with his show-business family is now the holder of the Arizona Broadcasters Lifetime Achievement Award and his bronze likeness hangs alongside Hugh Downs and Leslie Nielsen in the rotunda of the Herberger Theater.

The local theater community has named the McMahons "The First Family of Arizona Entertainment" but Pat, no doubt, feels most comfortable simply being thought of as "Arizona's Own" on The McMahon Group, weekdays from 9-10 AM exclusively on AZTV7/Cable 13.

LISA SCHNEIDER-CIPRIANO

Born in Oak Park and raised in Oak Brook, IL, Lisa moved to Scottsdale, Arizona in 1986. Graduating with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Communications, Theater, Lisa graduated from ASU in 1988 and has been in the Arizona broadcast industry ever since. Prior to co-hosting, "The Chat Room," Lisa was with Arizona Capitol Television and spent over 20 years in Valley radio.

Married to husband Michael Cipriano and proud mother of seven year old triplets (Tony, Nora & Taylor) she stays pretty busy but always has time for family and friends.

Lisa's activities include: Running ½ marathons, swimming with the kids, hiking and skiing (former instructor at Copper Mountain, Colorado & Sunrise Park Resort), and serving on the Arizona Republic Parent's Advisory Board.

Famous sayings Lisa lives by...
"Work isn't work, if you love what you do." - James R. Schneider (her father)
"Always remember...Keep it light & entertaining." -  James R. Schneider
Surround yourself with good people.
"Hope" does not disappoint.
Carpe Diem!

ANGELA SCOTT

Always curious about the human psyche and what makes us the way we are, Angela Scott combines her extensive psychology background and acting experience into the "art of the interview."  Angela possesses a M.Ed. with an emphasis in Human Relations and Counseling as well as a B.S. in Psychology and completed one year of a Doctoral program in clinical psychology.  Angela has enjoyed acting in television pilots, commercials, movies, and print work and feels most exhilarated in front of the camera.  "I am doing exactly what makes me the happiest in life when I'm interviewing someone on camera." Her life's passion includes social services and humanitarian aide.  She would like to visit India and Africa in hopes of assisting in global education and sharing in volunteer work.  Angela's admiration of Barbara Walters, Oprah Winfrey, Katie Couric, and the late Walter Cronkite include their ability to bring information to the public in a graceful, informative, honest way. Angela believes the more we share of ourselves, bringing our own trials and tribulations to light, the more acceptable and accepting we become as a nation. 

Angela's interests include running, mountain biking, traveling, and reading.  She is married to longtime Prescott, AZ resident Justin Scott.  They are the proud parents of two children, Sarah and Andrew, and enjoy family boat trips to Lake Powell as well as family ski trips to Telluride, Co.  With extended family living in Europe; traveling overseas has been a large part of their lives.

Through the years, she and her husband have been involved in the community offering their time acting on boards of, as well as contributing to such organizations as Catholic Social Services, AZMHVC, Make a Wish Foundation, Boys and Girls Clubs, Kiwanis and many other organizations that assist those in the Prescott area in need of a helping hand.

To see more photos of Pat and the girls, check out our AZTV 'Fans Of' Page on Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=10106196&ref=profile#/pages/AZTV/102110589900?ref=mf

 

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