Journalist roundtable discusses grants for sanitation workers, the Beale Street Task Force, and more.

This week on Behind the Headlines (July 28): Ryan Poe with the Commercial Appeal, Toby Sells with the Memphis Flyer, Bernal Smith with the New Tri-State Defender, and Bill Dries with the Memphis Daily News discuss grants for sanitation workers, the Beale Street Task Force, rape kits lawsuit, and more in a journalist roundtable with host Eric Barnes.

Memphis 3.0

This week on Behind the Headlines (July 21): With Phase 2 complete, Memphis 3.0 leaders discuss the progress of the city’s first comprehensive plan in four decades with host Eric Barnes.

Guests:
John Zeanah – Deputy Director, Memphis & Shelby County Division of Planning and Development
Ashley Cash – Comprehensive Planning Administrator, City of Memphis
Eric Robertson – President, Community LIFT

Local Efforts to End Blight

This week on Behind the Headlines (July 14): Community leaders Brittany Williams, Neighborhood Preservation Fellow and Janet Boscarino, Executive Director for Clean Memphis discuss local efforts to end blight with host Eric Barnes; Bill Dries, senior reporter with The Memphis Daily News; and Christopher Blank, News Director for WKNO-FM.

Journalist Roundtable to discuss Memphis 3.0, South City, juvenile justice, and more.

This week on Behind the Headlines (July 7): Bernal Smith with the New Tri-State Defender, Toby Sells with the Memphis Flyer, Madeline Faber with High Ground News, and Bill Dries with the Memphis Daily News join host Eric Barnes for a journalist roundtable to discuss Memphis 3.0, South City, and more.

The Transformation of Public Housing

This week on Behind the Headlines (June 30): As demolition of the last of Memphis’ legacy public housing projects begins, host Eric Barnes talks with community and business leaders on the transformation of public housing. Guests include Paul Young, director of Memphis Housing and Community Development; Archie Willis, president of ComCap Partners; and Marcia Lewis, executive director of Memphis Housing Authority.

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