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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: Legislative Preview
City Inside/Out: Legislative Preview

Getting any major bills passed in Washington State's short legislative session, starting January 10, is a tall order. The ongoing pandemic will impact how lawmakers assemble and vote on key priorities, including police reform, homelessness, and a controversial long-term care payroll tax. We check in with four Seattle-area legislators and an Olympia correspondent on what to expect over the next 60 days.


Kirsten Harris-Talley, State Representative (D-37th) 

Nicole Macri, State Representative (D-43rd) 

Jamie Pedersen, State Senator (D-43rd) 

Rebecca Saldaña, State Senator (D-37th)

Austin Jenkins, Olympia Correspondent, NW News Network