WTHR-TV announced that 2016 Olympic Gold and Silver medalist and Dancing with the Stars champion Laurie Hernandez will appear at the fifth annual WTHR Health and Fitness Expo.
“Laurie’s rise to Olympic stardom is only a part of an amazing personal story which will surely inspire all of us,” said Dispatch Broadcast Group President and WTHR General Manager Larry Delia.
Since bringing home the Gold and Silver medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Laurie Hernandez has gone on to win the coveted Mirror ball trophy on Dancing with the Stars. She is also the author of her own book, I Got This: To Gold and Beyond, which chronicles her life’s journey, published in January.
Laurie is a second generation American, as her grandparents are from Puerto Rico, making her the first U.S. born Latina to make the U.S. team since 1984. Laurie credits her hard work, leadership skills, and her never give up attitude to her Mom, who was in the Army Reserves while Laurie was growing up.
WTHR-TV announced “America’s Doctor” and four-time Daytime Emmy Award-winning host, Dr. Mehmet Oz will appear at the WTHR Health and Fitness Expo, Saturday, April 22, 2017.
“We are thrilled that Dr. Oz will play a signature role this year at the Expo,” said Dispatch Broadcast Group President and WTHR General Manager Larry Delia. “His commitment to teaching others about healthy living and pursuing a smart, active lifestyle is something all people in Central Indiana can use to make a positive impact in their lives.”
Dr. Mehmet Oz was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a cardiothoracic surgeon and Columbia University professor, author, and television host. He came to general prominence with highly popular and frequent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show. The Dr. Oz Show, a seven-time Emmy award winning daily television show airing weekdays at 2pm on WTHR-TV, is a program focusing on medical issues and everyday health.