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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: Election Deepfake Concerns
City Inside/Out: Election Deepfake Concerns

Washingtonians face a troubling challenge as they head to the polls in 2024: the rise of artificial intelligence to influence voters and sow distrust about candidates and election integrity. The stakes are high with the presidential race and three statewide elections this year, and local leaders are working to combat the use of dangerous deepfake technology designed to mislead the public and harm American democracy.

Steve Hobbs, Washington Secretary of State

Kate Starbird, Director and Co-Founder, UW Center for an Informed Public

Javier Valdez, State Senator, D-46th District 

Halei Watkins, Communications Manager, King County Elections