Category: Behind The Headlines

Journalist Roundtable

This week on Behind the Headlines (June 2): Maya Smith with the Memphis Flyer, Ryan Poe with the Commercial Appeal, Bernal Smith with the New Tri-State Defender, and Bill Dries with the Memphis Daily News discuss this week’s power outage, the demolition of Foote Homes, and more with host Eric Barnes.

Memphis City Council

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 26): Memphis City Council members Edmund Ford, Jr., Martavius Jones, and Chair Berlin Boyd discuss the Beale Street Bucks program, the city budget, and more with host Eric Barnes.

Area leaders discuss city efforts for minority business participation

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 19): Carolyn Hardy, Chair of the Greater Memphis Chamber; Joann Massey, Director of Business Diversity and Compliance; and Rodney Strong, CEO of Griffin & Strong weigh in on city efforts for minority business participation with host Eric Barnes.

Congressman David Kustoff

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 12): Host Eric Barnes is joined by Congressman David Kustoff to discuss immigration, healthcare, and more.

Bill Dries and Bernal Smith discuss budget season, SCS board, and more.

This week on Behind the Headlines (May 5): Host Eric Barnes is joined by Bernal Smith, publisher of The New Tri-State Defender, and Bill Dries, senior reporter for The Memphis Daily News, to discuss budget season, the SCS board, and more.

Bill Dries, Laura Faith Kebede, and Bernal Smith discuss the city budget, the state gas tax, and more.

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 28):Host Eric Barnes is joined by Laura Faith Kebede, Bernal Smith, and Bill Dries for a journalist roundtable to discuss the city budget, the state gas tax, and more.

U.S. Senator Bob Corker discusses Trump administration, immigration, and more

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 21): Host Eric Barnes is joined by Bob Corker, U.S. Senator for Tennessee, to discuss immigration, the Trump administration, and more.

Local mayors discuss regional collaboration efforts

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 14): Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell, Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo, & Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson discuss collaboration efforts among civic leaders though out the Mid-South.

Shelby County Assessor, Shelby County Trustee, and Memphis’ Chief Financial Officer to discuss Shelby County Reassessment of property values.

This week on Behind the Headlines (April 7): Host Eric Barnes is joined by Shelby County Assessor Cheyenne Johnson, Shelby County Trustee David Lenoir, and Memphis’ Chief Financial Officer, Brian Collins to discuss Shelby County Reassessment of property values.

Industry experts to discuss the local residential real estate market.

This week on Behind the Headlines (March 31): Host Eric Barnes is joined by industry experts to discuss the local residential real estate market.

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