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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: Redistricting
City Inside/Out: Redistricting

Seattle has grown rapidly - but unevenly - over the past decade, and has till November to redraw its political lines, to ensure the population of the seven districts is within a 1% range. Starkly, District 7 encompassing Queen Anne and downtown must shed 18,063 residents while District 5 in North Seattle must gain 6,186 residents. Find out how you can weigh in on the new Seattle City Council district map and impact the upcoming 2023 city council elections!


Mayor Greg Nickels, Commissioner, Seattle Redistricting Commission 

E.J. Juárez, Chair, Seattle Redistricting Commission

César Garcia, Lake City Collective (District 5) 

Paula Mueller, Chair, Queen Anne Community Council (District 7) 

Elsa Batres-Boni, Seattle Redistricting Process Liaison

For more information about the Seattle Redistricting Commission, including mapping tools, visit