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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: Delivery Drivers Debate
City Inside/Out: Delivery Drivers Debate

Seattle’s new PayUp law, an attempt to raise gig worker wages, may be significantly revised just months after its rollout. Many food delivery drivers and restaurants say the law has backfired, with UberEats, DoorDash and Instacart tacking on a new $5 surcharge which has resulted in reduced delivery orders. The city council is working to find a compromise that protects worker wages and restaurant receipts.

Danielle Alvarado, Executive Director, Working Washington
Michael Wolfe, Executive Director, Drive Forward Seattle