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Bernie Griffin: Still in the Spotlight
Longtime 5th Avenue Theatre Managing Director Bernie Griffin just retired, but she remains a staunch advocate for an arts community she helped create. In the latest episode of the Seattle magazine podcast, Griffin shares tales from her colorful career backstage, how live theater is inherently risky and why she always returned to Seattle after holding…
Donald Watts: A Son’s Passion
Growing up with an NBA star taught Donald Watts untold lessons. Donald is now a full-time caretaker for his father, Sonics legend Slick Watts, who suffered a devastating stroke two years ago. Donald recounts his childhood, the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome that prevented him from playing in the NBA, and his commitment to youth and community….
Doug Baldwin & Hilary Young: Champions of Change
Former Seahawks wide receiver and Super Bowl champion Doug Baldwin discusses his motivation for giving back to the community and why he’s proud to call Seattle home years after his playing days ended. He’s joined by Hilary Young of Pioneer Human Services, a nonprofit that’s become a big supporter of Baldwin’s advocacy on behalf of…
Interview with Author Daniel James Brown – ep 1
Seattle Magazine talks with New York Times Bestselling Author of The Boys in the Boat, and Redmond resident, Daniel James Brown, to discuss his most recent book, Facing the Mountain. A true story of four Japanese Americans during World War II and their journey in the 442nd Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army fighting for…
Police Chief Adrian Diaz recalls his work undercover and shares his plan for reducing crime
Seattle Police Chief Adrian Diaz recalls a tense moment in his undercover career, how the use of the term “law enforcement” paints a negative impression of police and why social workers should sometimes be on the front lines of police response. He also lays out his plan to reduce crime throughout the city (hint: it’s…
Real estate expert, Dean Jones reveals surprising facts about today’s market and offers advice
Time to buy? Wait to sell? Multi-city real estate expert Dean Jones shares some eye-opening data about today’s market and offers practical advice for those invested or considering investing. His answers will surprise you.
Police Chief Adrian Diaz discusses ‘relational’ policing and building public trust
In part one of this two-part episode, police Chief Adrian Diaz discusses the challenges of 2020, his quest to raise morale within the department while building trust with the public and why he embraces “relational” policing.
Welcome to the Seattle podcast
The inaugural episode features Seattle magazine owner and Publisher Jonathan Sposato and Executive Editor Rob Smith discussing the evolution of the magazine over the past year, including some surprising takeaways from the selection of the city’s 25 Most Influential People.
Iconic Sonics: Samantha Halloway
Recorded from Seattle’s iconic Edgewater Hotel, Mike Gastineau and Chris Daniels sit down with the Co-Chair and Co-Owner of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken, Samantha Holloway. Join us for a candid discussion as we talk with Samantha about her leadership role with the Kraken and how her Ownership group is thinking about the return of the…
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