Shelby Farms’ Jen Andrews highlights park’s changes

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 22): Jen Andrews, the new executive director of the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, talks with Memphis Daily News publisher Eric Barnes and senior reporter Bill Dries about the massive changes underway at the park.

[Related article: Shelby Farms Park Transformation Started With Plan]

Behind the Headlines journalists roundtable: April 15

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 15): Host Eric Barnes is joined by Toby Sells from the Memphis Flyer, Bernal Smith from the New Tri-State Defender, and Madeline Faber from The Daily News in a journalists roundtable to discuss school budget cuts, the Urban Child Institute and more.

MATA leaders discuss transit projections, obstacles

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 11): Memphis Area Transit Authority CEO Ron Garrison and Board Commissioner John Vergos share their projections for Memphis’ transit system and the obstacles it faces.

[Related article: Rapid Transit Option, Route Changes Designed To Make MATA More Relevant]

De-annexation debate, part 2: The proponents

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 1): Shelby County Commission Chairman Terry Roland and Commissioner David Reaves discuss their support for de-annexation with Daily News publisher Eric Barnes and senior reporter Bill Dries.

[Related article: Conrad Call for De-Annexation Talks Draws Favorable Reviews]

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