About the Hosts

Growing Bolder Radio is a fast-paced, entertaining hour that will leave you excited about the possibilities in your life. Our guests include big name celebrities, masters sports stars, active centenarians, rock stars, health, wellbeing and longevity experts and ordinary people living extraordinary lives.

Every episode of Growing Bolder will prove to you that it’s never too late to chase your dreams and create a life filled with passion, purpose and adventure. Each week, we’ll deliver an inspirational, informative and educational hour-long show to your feed.

Marc Middleton

Founder and CEO of Bolder Broadcasting and Growing Bolder, Marc is a media entrepreneur, television journalist, author, filmmaker, speaker, activist, and consultant who focuses on the changing culture of aging. A multiple Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, Marc is the host of Growing Bolder TV, co-host of Growing Bolder Radio, Executive Producer of Surviving & Thriving TV, Editorial Director of Growing Bolder Magazine, and director of the Emmy Nominated documentary film, Conquering Kilimanjaro. Marc is a 7-time Masters Swimming world record holder and a 10-time U.S. Masters Swimming national champion. His new book, Growing Bolder, Defy the Cult of Youth, Live with Passion and Purpose, is available now.

Bill Shafer

Bill is an award-winning broadcast veteran considered one of America’s best feature storytellers. Bill is co-host of Growing Bolder TV and radio. Editorial feature director for Growing Bolder Magazine. He has won numerous awards for his work as an anchor, reporter and producer including multiple Emmy nominations.

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Erin Brockovich is on a Mission

She started off as a file clerk and ended up fighting back against poisons being dumped into our groundwater. Back in 2000, Hollywood made a movie about her. Now, Erin Brockovich has written an important new book called, “Superman is Not Coming.”

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Meet World Adventurer Jeanne Socrates

British yachtswoman Jeanne Socrates is the oldest person ever to sail around the world unassisted. Hers is a story of persistence, tenacity and determination. Fresh off her world-record trip around the world, she talks to Growing Bolder about her incredible journey.

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Man on the Run: Ben Beach

Ben Beach holds one of the most amazing records in sports and it’s a record he breaks every year. Now in his mid-60s, the man who has run 48 straight Boston Marathons explains why and how he keeps going.

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Cary Elwes

In the 30 years since its release, “The Princess Bride” has continued to grow in popularity. In his memoir, Cary Elwes, who starred as the lovestruck farm boy Westley, is sharing never-before-told stories from the set of this beloved film.

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Dave Barry

Dave Barry is one of our most beloved humorists and he’s bringing that same wit to his dual life as the father of a teenager and now, a grandfather, too!

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