About

THE LIVING ROOM with Gerry Bonds is a monthly, half-hour interview discussion program. 

Our program began in September 2011. 

The purpose of our program is to inform, educate and entertain our audience with discussions on a variety of topics which showcase our community needs, successes and aspirations. Our guests have included authors, journalists, educators, entertainers, academicians, philanthropists, policy-makers and public advocates who represent a diversity of ideas and perspectives.

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Listen to KCNP's Brian Brashier interview Gerry about The Living Room
 


Listen to NewsOK interview Gerry Bonds
 about the third season of
"The Living Room" and the state of journalism - November 4, 2013

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Gerry Bonds, an EMMY-winning broadcast journalist, was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame in 2008. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in English/Education from City University of New York and a Master's Degree in English/Education from Western Connecticut State University.

Bonds began her television career as a news anchor with WTNH-TV in New Haven, Connecticut. While there, she received 14 state and national awards for her segments featuring children seeking permanent adoption.

Bonds moved to Oklahoma City in 1984 and served as primetime news anchor for KOCO-TV for nine years.

In 1996, Bonds joined the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority as co-anchor of the nightly, statewide newscast. She also began hosting the weekly interview program, OKC Metro. She has four EMMY nominations from the Heartland Chapter of the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences and was honored with an EMMY as host of OKC Metro in 2010.

Bonds established The Gerry Bonds Company in 2011, offering media and leadership training and coaching as well as audio, video, public affairs and broadcasting services.

Courage, Agribility and Adult Stem Cell Research

Courage, Agribility and Adult Stem Cell Research
Gerry Bonds, Oklahoma State Representative John Enns and Charla Enns.

When SPRING Comes to Oklahoma

When SPRING Comes to Oklahoma
Chris Lee, Gerry Bonds and Ross Dixon

RE MERGE with a Second Chance

RE MERGE with a Second Chance
Terri Woodland Executive Director of Re Merge, Brooke Bradley, a Re Merge graduate Gerry Bonds and retired Judge Jerry Bass.

New Faces and a New Legislative Session

New Faces and a New Legislative Session
State Rep. Collin Walke (D-87), State Rep. Tammy West (R-84), Gerry Bonds and former State Rep. Randy McDaniel (R-83).

It's Time for New Year's Resolutions

It's Time for New Year's Resolutions
Lynne Roller, Gerry Bonds and Lea Anne Limber

Holiday Gift Giving

Holiday Gift Giving
Gerry Bonds and Maria Ruiz Scaperlanda

Oklahoma Musical Showcase

Oklahoma Musical Showcase
Gerry Bonds and Mason Williams

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill
Randy King, Donna Cervantes and Gerry Bonds

School Days

School Days
OKC Public Schools Superintendent Aurora Lora and Gerry Bonds.

Masters

Masters
Gerry Bonds, Clint Stone and Linda Maisch

Lifeline

Lifeline
Dr. John Armitage and Gerry Bonds

Art in the Summertime

Art in the Summertime
Gerry Bonds and Mike Whittington

Support for Veterans

Support for Veterans
Gerry Bonds with Major General Myles Deering

Both Sides Now: Springtime in Oklahoma

Both Sides Now: Springtime in Oklahoma
Lechelle Calderwood, Gerry Bonds, Arion Vaught, and Dr. Greg Winters.

Living With Autism

Living With Autism
Gerry Bonds, Shanda Moody and Dr. Scott Stapleton

Policing Oklahoma City

Policing Oklahoma City
Gerry Bonds, Sgt. Ashley Peters and OKC Police Chief Bill Citty.

Volunteering in the New Year

Volunteering in the New Year
Gerry Bonds and Marnie Taylor

Great Stories Make Great Gifts

Great Stories Make Great Gifts
Kent and Shannon Rollins and Gerry Bonds

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrian Refugee Crisis
Dr. Don Betz, Gerry Bonds and Dr. Imad Enchassi

Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves
Gerry Bonds and Mark Bays

Back to School!

Back to School!
Gerry Bonds, Aimee McCracken and Paula Gates

Oklahoma Music Showcase

Oklahoma Music Showcase
Kyle Dillingham, Gerry Bonds and Edgar Cruz

A Tale of Two Oklahoma Cities

08/02/2015
A Tale of Two Oklahoma Cities
Gerry Bonds and OKC Mayor Mick Cornett Read More

Oklahoma Summer Fun in the Sun

06/28/2015
Oklahoma Summer Fun in the Sun
Dr. Warren Filley, Gerry Bonds and Dr. Pam Allen Read More

Literacy and Language

05/31/2015
Literacy and Language
Gerry Bonds with Unite for Literacy Mike McGuffee and KOSU Director Kelly Burley. Read More