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Award-winning journalist Sarah Blake Morgan is joined each week by Charlotte's newsmakers, the people shaping and impactinglife in the Queen City.If it affects you, we're talking about it on The Charlotte Newsmakers Podcast.

Latest Episodes

Ely Portillo on Charlotte's Wealth Gap

What does the future of Charlotte look like? Host Konata Edwards sits down with Ely Portillo of The UNCC Urban Development center to discuss the wealth gap in Charlotte and how it can be remedied.

33 MINJUN 12
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Ely Portillo on Charlotte's Wealth Gap

Queen City Nerve's Justin LaFrancois

EQueen City Nerve's Justin LaFrancois found himself trapped with hundreds of other protesters in Uptown Charlotte on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. What happened next made national news. Justin talks with host Konata Edwards about the incident. NOTE: Contains adult language.

33 MINJUN 5
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Queen City Nerve's Justin LaFrancois

James Rice III and Charlotte's LGBT Youth

Charlotte LGBT advocate James Rice III talks with host Konata Edwards about the issues, COVID-19 and otherwise, facing Charlotte's LGBT youth.

51 MINMAY 19
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James Rice III and Charlotte's LGBT Youth

Heal Charlotte's Greg Jackson

Host Konata Edwards talks with Heal Charlotte's Executive Director Greg Jackson, about the organizations origins, and the tough road ahead for all Charlotte's underserved communities.

33 MINMAY 12
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Heal Charlotte's Greg Jackson

Charlotte Chef Greg Collier

Host Konata Edwards talks with Charlotte restauranteur Greg Collier about COVID-19s affect on the restaurant industry, his journey as a chef, and hip hop music.

40 MINAPR 29
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Charlotte Chef Greg Collier

Charlotte Agenda's Michael Graff

Host Konata Edwards talks with Charlotte Agenda's Michael Graff about the city's response to COVID-19, and the struggles of low-income families in Charlotte.

32 MINAPR 15
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Charlotte Agenda's Michael Graff

COVID-19's Effect on Freelance Workers

Host Konata Edwards talks with Charlotte journalist and entrepreneur Jennifer Moxley (Sunshine Media Network) about COVID-19's effect on the media freelance market, and how to value your work, and how to seek work as a freelancer in difficult times.

24 MINAPR 7
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COVID-19's Effect on Freelance Workers

Newsmaking in a Quarantine

Host Konata Edwards talks with Ashley Mahoney from The Charlotte Post, and The Athletic's Jourdan Rodrigue about the effect COVID-19 has had on doing their jobs covering arts and entertainment, and sports in Charlotte.

30 MINMAR 30
Comments
Newsmaking in a Quarantine

Charlotte's Eviction Problem

Mecklenburg County's eviction rate is nearly twice the national average, and it's not even the highest in North Carolina. What are so many families being evicted? Sarah Blake Morgan is joined in-studio by Natalia Botella from The Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy to discuss the city's eviction epidemic.

27 MIN2019 NOV 4
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Charlotte's Eviction Problem

Charlotte's Growth with Ely Portillo

In The Queen City Podcast Network's first residency recording at Uptown Charlotte coffee shop Coco and the Director, Ely Portillo joins host Sarah Blake Morgan to discuss Charlotte's reputation of bulldozing its past, the sustainability of the city's rapid growth, and to offer some perspective about the city's traffic.

40 MIN2019 OCT 8
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Charlotte's Growth with Ely Portillo

Latest Episodes

Ely Portillo on Charlotte's Wealth Gap

What does the future of Charlotte look like? Host Konata Edwards sits down with Ely Portillo of The UNCC Urban Development center to discuss the wealth gap in Charlotte and how it can be remedied.

33 MINJUN 12
Comments
Ely Portillo on Charlotte's Wealth Gap

Queen City Nerve's Justin LaFrancois

EQueen City Nerve's Justin LaFrancois found himself trapped with hundreds of other protesters in Uptown Charlotte on Tuesday, June 2, 2020. What happened next made national news. Justin talks with host Konata Edwards about the incident. NOTE: Contains adult language.

33 MINJUN 5
Comments
Queen City Nerve's Justin LaFrancois

James Rice III and Charlotte's LGBT Youth

Charlotte LGBT advocate James Rice III talks with host Konata Edwards about the issues, COVID-19 and otherwise, facing Charlotte's LGBT youth.

51 MINMAY 19
Comments
James Rice III and Charlotte's LGBT Youth

Heal Charlotte's Greg Jackson

Host Konata Edwards talks with Heal Charlotte's Executive Director Greg Jackson, about the organizations origins, and the tough road ahead for all Charlotte's underserved communities.

33 MINMAY 12
Comments
Heal Charlotte's Greg Jackson

Charlotte Chef Greg Collier

Host Konata Edwards talks with Charlotte restauranteur Greg Collier about COVID-19s affect on the restaurant industry, his journey as a chef, and hip hop music.

40 MINAPR 29
Comments
Charlotte Chef Greg Collier

Charlotte Agenda's Michael Graff

Host Konata Edwards talks with Charlotte Agenda's Michael Graff about the city's response to COVID-19, and the struggles of low-income families in Charlotte.

32 MINAPR 15
Comments
Charlotte Agenda's Michael Graff

COVID-19's Effect on Freelance Workers

Host Konata Edwards talks with Charlotte journalist and entrepreneur Jennifer Moxley (Sunshine Media Network) about COVID-19's effect on the media freelance market, and how to value your work, and how to seek work as a freelancer in difficult times.

24 MINAPR 7
Comments
COVID-19's Effect on Freelance Workers

Newsmaking in a Quarantine

Host Konata Edwards talks with Ashley Mahoney from The Charlotte Post, and The Athletic's Jourdan Rodrigue about the effect COVID-19 has had on doing their jobs covering arts and entertainment, and sports in Charlotte.

30 MINMAR 30
Comments
Newsmaking in a Quarantine

Charlotte's Eviction Problem

Mecklenburg County's eviction rate is nearly twice the national average, and it's not even the highest in North Carolina. What are so many families being evicted? Sarah Blake Morgan is joined in-studio by Natalia Botella from The Charlotte Center for Legal Advocacy to discuss the city's eviction epidemic.

27 MIN2019 NOV 4
Comments
Charlotte's Eviction Problem

Charlotte's Growth with Ely Portillo

In The Queen City Podcast Network's first residency recording at Uptown Charlotte coffee shop Coco and the Director, Ely Portillo joins host Sarah Blake Morgan to discuss Charlotte's reputation of bulldozing its past, the sustainability of the city's rapid growth, and to offer some perspective about the city's traffic.

40 MIN2019 OCT 8
Comments
Charlotte's Growth with Ely Portillo
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