Memphis Medical District stakeholders outline revitalization efforts

This week on Behind the Headlines (Feb. 19): Daily News publisher Eric Barnes and senior reporter Bill Dries discusses the Memphis Medical District revitalization efforts with Tommy Pacello, president of the Medical District Collaborative; Gary Shorb, CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare; and Dr. Kenneth Brown, executive vice chancellor/COO of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland talks budget, body cams, and more

This week on Behind the Headlines (Feb. 12): Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland joins host Eric Barnes and Memphis Daily News reporter Bill Dries to discuss the budget, police body cameras, and other city issues.

[Related article: Strickland Wants Contract, Pay Boost for Memphis’ Next Police Director]

Memphis’ workforce development leaders discuss training efforts and more

This week on Behind the Headlines (Feb. 5): We discuss the art of training workers and filling jobs with leaders of Memphis’ workforce development efforts.

Guests:
Roy Smith, executive director, Greater Memphis Medical Device Council
Kevin Woods, executive director, Workforce Investment Network
Dr. Glen Fenter, president, Greater Memphis Alliance for a Competitive Workforce

[Related article: Workforce Effort Leaders Discuss Skills Gap]

New ASD superintendent Malika Anderson addresses misconceptions and more

This week on Behind the Headlines (Jan. 29): Malika Anderson, new superintendent of the Achievement School District, addresses misconceptions about the state-run district.

[Related article: New Superintendent Says ASD Not Monolithic]

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