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About City Inside/Out
Seattle is a vibrant and complex city, and the Seattle Channel's City Inside/Out with Brian Callanan brings you thoughtful, in-depth reports and discussions about important local issues every week.
Brian Callanan is a 18-year veteran of broadcast journalism -- all in the Pacific Northwest. From 2000-2011, Callanan was a reporter and anchor for Q13 FOX News. Over his career, Callanan has won an Emmy and has earned several other awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and the National Press Photographer's Association. He's the host of the Seattle Channel's award-winning public affairs programs: City Inside/Out, City Inside/Out: Council Edition and Ask the Mayor
A recent spate of attacks on Seattle's gay and transgender communities has spurred Mayor Ed Murray to form a hate crimes task force. Why is Seattle facing an increase in bias crimes? What can the city do to tackle this troubling trend? How can city leaders address hate violence against other minority communities?
On the show:
Arsalan Bukhari, Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations (WA)
Connie Burk, Executive Director, Northwest Network
Adan Gaal, Cab Driver
Monisha Harrell, Co-Chair, Mayor's Hate Crimes Task Force
Shannon Perez-Darby, Youth Services Manager, Northwest Network
James Ritter, LGBTQ Liaison, Seattle Police Department