Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael

This week on Behind the Headlines (Sept. 1): Juvenile Court Judge Dan Michael discusses juvenile justice and Federal oversight with Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News and host Eric Barnes.

Journalist roundtable discusses Confederate monuments, Graceland’s proposed event center, and more

This week on Behind the Headlines (August 25): Micaela Watts with High Ground News, Bernal Smith with the New Tri-State Defender, and Bill Dries with the Memphis Daily News discuss the Confederate monuments, Graceland’s proposed event center project, and more in a journalist roundtable with host Eric Barnes.

The future of the Fairgrounds

This week on Behind the Headlines (August 18): Host Eric Barnes along with Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News discuss the status of the fairgrounds with Fred Jones, founder of the Southern Heritage Classic; Paul Young, director of Memphis Housing & Community Development; and Marvin Stockwell, co-founder of Friends of the Fairgrounds.

Congressman Steve Cohen

This week on Behind the Headlines (August 11): Congressman Steve Cohen discusses tax reform, healthcare, President Trump, and more with Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News and Host Eric Barnes.

Tax incentives for commercial real estate projects in the urban core

This week on Behind the Headlines (August 4): Reid Dulberger, President & CEO of EDGE, and Shawn Massey, Partner at the Shopping Center Group, discuss the use of tax incentives for local commercial real estate projects in the urban core with Bill Dries of the Memphis Daily News and host Eric Barnes.

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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