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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 five-time Emmy winner who currently serves as a host, producer, and moderator for the Seattle Channel, where he's worked since 2011. His career in broadcast journalism began in 1995, and includes an 11-year stint as a reporter and anchor for Q13 News. Brian won the Seattle Municipal League's Civic Award for Government News Reporting in 2016. He lives with his wife and two daughters in West Seattle.

City Inside/Out: Will Seattle see school closures?
City Inside/Out: Will Seattle see school closures?

The Seattle school district is facing a $94 million budget hole in 2025 and may close 20 elementary schools. Local families are anxious and impatient after delays in the release of a school closure list. Seattle Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Brent Jones speaks candidly about the crisis and how he plans to achieve financial stability, academic excellence and student safety.

Dr. Brent Jones, Superintendent, Seattle Public Schools
Samantha Fogg, President, Seattle Council PTSA