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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: Initiative 124 (Hotel Workers) Debate
City Inside/Out: Initiative 124 (Hotel Workers) Debate

Over half the hotel housekeepers surveyed in a Seattle poll say they've been sexually harassed on the job. Are panic buttons the solution? And should the accused guests be banned from those hotels? Initiative 124 would mandate hotel safety standards, regulate the workload of housekeepers and increase their access to healthcare. How is the hotel industry responding? Hear both sides of the issue.

On the show:
Ida Calderon, Hotel Worker
Yan Deng, Hotel Worker
Morgan Hickel, Seattle Hotel Association
Rebecca Saldana, Executive Director, Puget Sound Sage
Shannon Sheron, General Manager, Motif Seattle
Heather Weiner, Yes on I-124