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.

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]