3 weeks ago
Host: Herb Weisbaum /
Guest(s): Kevin Brasler - Checkbook's Executive Editor
Introducing Consumerpedia, a podcast by Consumers’ Checkbook, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers find high-quality services, save money, and avoid rip-offs. Hosted by “The ConsumerMan” Herb Weisbaum, an Emmy award-winning broadcaster and one of America’s top consumer experts, and Kevin Brasler, Checkbook’s executive editor. This episode discusses how Checkbook’s evaluations and advice are more reliable than the ratings reported by other businesses, plus a quick summary of the type of work we do to educate consumers.
Meet The Host
Herb Weisbaum is one of America’s top consumer experts. He’s been protecting people across the country for more than 40 years.
Herb is the Consumer Reporter at KOMO Radio in Seattle and a contributing editor at Checkbook.org.
During his distinguished career, Herb has covered the consumer beat for NBC News Digital, NBC’s TODAY Show and CBS News.
A five-time Emmy-award winner, Herb’s dedication to protecting consumers has been honored by the Consumer Federation of America, the National Consumers League, United Press International, and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Herb is graduate of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University.