Nick and Helen Forster, are co-producers of eTown, a nationally syndicated radio show heard on more than 300 stations across the US and around the world, with one purpose: to educate people about community and environment through entertainment. Nick, is an internationally renowned bluegrass musician, and has served as the eTown showâ€™s executive producer and co-host since creating the program in 1991. Helen Forster, an accomplished vocalist and veteran stage and voice-over talent, acts as co-host and lends her golden-toned voice to both the spoken and musical portions of every eTown show. As co-executive producer, Helen stewards the E-Chievement AwardÂ® selection process to ensure its integrity. Â Nick is a founding member of the award winning bluegrass band Hot Rize, has been called a â€œvirtuosoâ€ by Rolling Stone Magazine and continues to perform with eTownâ€™s musical guests each week. His quick wit and charm give him instant rapport with some of the worldâ€™s best-known musicians and thought leaders. Helen also edits the live show for broadcast. For several years, Helen owned and produced the internationally acclaimed Telluride Bluegrass Festival where she met Nick.
Nick and Helen Forster
March 1, 2013