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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: “New Day” for downtown Seattle?
City Inside/Out: “New Day” for downtown Seattle?

Seattle’s Third Avenue is a busy transit corridor that has deteriorated greatly during the pandemic. The city recently launched Operation New Day to crack down on crime and boost public safety. Businesses are cautiously optimistic, saying failure is not an option. We look at the effort to revive downtown while protecting other vulnerable neighborhoods.

Monisha Harrell, Senior Deputy Mayor, City of Seattle
Jon Scholes, President & CEO, Downtown Seattle Association
Lisa Daugaard, Exec. Director, Public Defender Association
Joe Dayap, Operations Manager, Gelatiamo
Jamie Lee, Director of Community Initiatives, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation & Development Authority (SCIDpda)
Andrew J. Lewis, Seattle City Council
Rick Yoder, Owner, Wild Ginger