34 episodes

Hosted by Memphis City Council Chairwoman, Jamita Swearengen. A View From the Chair takes an in-depth look at all things City of Memphis with an eye toward bringing our listening and viewing audience first-hand information and in some cases breaking news provided by the Chair of the Memphis City Council. Each episode features a unique look at the City of Memphis, its government, elected officials and other key stakeholders.

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Hosted by Memphis City Council Chairwoman, Jamita Swearengen. A View From the Chair takes an in-depth look at all things City of Memphis with an eye toward bringing our listening and viewing audience first-hand information and in some cases breaking news provided by the Chair of the Memphis City Council. Each episode features a unique look at the City of Memphis, its government, elected officials and other key stakeholders.

    Leading Memphis To The Future

    Leading Memphis To The Future

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Memphis City Mayor Jim Strickland to discuss:
    All things Memphis and the future of the city The areas of growth we've seen in his tenure as Mayor and where we still need to grow. The ways in which the city is supporting the Police department in helping decrease crime throughout Memphis.

    • 26 min
    Welcoming a New Police Chief To Memphis Part 2

    Welcoming a New Police Chief To Memphis Part 2

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis and Memphis Assistant Chief of Police Shawn Jones to discuss:
    The transition to a new regime at the Memphis Police Department The areas of growth the citizens of Memphis can expect to see going forward within the Memphis Police Department The ways in which the Memphis Police Department plans on keeping the citizens of Memphis safe and reducing crime in the city

    • 24 min
    Welcoming a New Police Chief To Memphis Part 1

    Welcoming a New Police Chief To Memphis Part 1

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Memphis Police Chief Cerelyn “CJ” Davis and Memphis Assistant Police Chief Don Crowe to discuss:
    The transition to a new regime at the Memphis Police Department The areas of growth the citizens of Memphis can expect to see going forward within the Memphis Police Department The ways in which the Memphis Police Department plans on keeping the citizens of Memphis safe and reducing crime in the city

    • 25 min
    Striving To Be The Best

    Striving To Be The Best

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Jim Dean, President and CEO of The Memphis Zoo to discuss:
    His career journey to becoming the President and CEO of The Memphis Zoo The ways in which the Memphis Zoo has grown into one of the best zoo's in the country The new initiatives and animals being introduced to the Zoo in the future

    • 26 min
    Preaching Fire Safety In Memphis

    Preaching Fire Safety In Memphis

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Chief Gina Sweat, Memphis Fire Department Director to discuss:
    Her career journey to becoming the Memphis Fire Department Director The importance of teaching fire safety to the community The impact COVID has had on the Memphis Fire Department over the last year What are the steps to becoming a Memphis Firefighter?

    • 28 min
    Bringing Beauty Back To Memphis

    Bringing Beauty Back To Memphis

    Chairman Frank Colvett Jr. visits with Sherry May, Co-Director of Live at The Garden to discuss:
    How Sherry May became the Co-Director of Live at The Garden What purpose Live at The Garden serves for the City of Memphis The importance of taking Memphis to the next level by attracting people to the city through things like Live at The Garden What's next for Sherry May?

    • 26 min

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