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About City Inside/Out

City Inside/OutSeattle 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 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 and City Inside/Out: Council Edition.

City Inside/Out: Seattle’s Journalism Future
City Inside/Out: Seattle’s Journalism Future

POLL: Do you support local journalism?

How do you get your news, if at all? And how do you know it's not fake? Newsrooms are shrinking across the country, and the number of full-time paid journalists in Seattle has been cut in half over the past 15 years. Still, local reporters and newsrooms are finding ways to innovate and attract new funding and bigger audiences. What's working, and should the free press be free?


Lisa Blegen, Managing Editor & Acting News Director, KIRO 7 News

Sharon Chan, VP-Innovation, Product & Development, The Seattle Times

Florangela Davila, Managing Editor,

Erin Hennessey, News Director, KNKX Public Radio

Erica C. Barnett, Founder & Editor, The C is for Crank

Joel Connelly, Columnist & Blogger,

Matthew Powers, UW Dept. of Communication


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