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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: Economic Recovery: What’s Next?
City Inside/Out: Economic Recovery: What’s Next?

As the region tries to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are facing many challenges, from hiring workers to global supply chain issues. Locally, the problem is compounded by the lack of affordable housing and childcare help. We hear why Seattle may take longer than expected to make a robust economic recovery.


Anthony Anton, President & CEO, WA Hospitality Association

Rachel Smith, President & CEO, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce  

Jeff Swanson, General Manager, West Seattle Bowl  

Jake Vigdor, Economist & Professor, UW Evans School of Public Policy & Governance  

April Sims, Secretary Treasurer, WA State Labor Council, AFL-CIO  

Efrem Fesaha, Founder & CEO, Boon Boona Coffee