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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
Nancy Guppy grew up in Seattle and, with the exception of a three-year stint in Los Angeles, has lived in the city her entire life. Before creating arts programming for the SEATTLE CHANNEL, Nancy spent 10 years as a writer/performer on KING TV's late night comedy show, Almost Live. As far as life outside of work goes, Nancy enjoys morning coffee, daily walks, all sorts of art events, cooking for friends, and hang time with husband Joe and dog Bebo. Nancy hosts Art Zone on the SEATTLE CHANNEL. She also previously hosted City A Go Go and Gallery Hop.
Eric Liu is the host of Seattle Voices. The concept for the show grew out of the many conversations he engaged in while writing his book "Guiding Lights: How to Mentor -- and Find Life's Purpose," which tells the stories of life-changing mentors, teachers and coaches from many walks. Eric is also the author of "The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker," a New York Times Notable Book and he edited the Norton anthology "Next: Young American Writers on the New Generation." Eric served as a speech writer for President Clinton, an executive at RealNetworks, a commentator on CNN, MSNBC and CNBC. Eric lives in Seattle, where he teaches at the UW's Evans School of Public Affairs and serves on the boards of numerous civic organizations.
Nancy Pearl, author of the best-selling Book Lust, creator of the internationally recognized program, If All of Seattle Read the Same Book, and model for the world-famous Archee McPhee "Librarian Action Figure," is host of Book Lust with Nancy Pearl on the SEATTLE CHANNEL. Nancy is a longtime freelance contributor to Booklist magazine and formerly served as director of the Washington Center for the Book at the Seattle Public Library. Visit Nancy's website at nancypearl.com to learn more about Nancy and her most recently recommended books.