Oct 20, 2009

SCAN One on One: In Depth Interviews with Candidates of the Upcoming Seattle Election, October 19 to 29, 2009

Turn to SCAN, Seattle Community Access Network, for direct, in-depth, one-on-one, half hour interviews, with candidates for Seattle City Council and Seattle Mayor. SCAN Executive Director Dian E. Ferguson interviews numerous candidates on their views on the issues facing the diverse citizens and communities of Seattle.

Airing on Comcast channel 77 and Broadstripe channel 23, as well as streaming at www.scantv.org, these interviews provide insight into the candidates' backgrounds, views, and opinions on issues that may not have been addressed elsewhere in the campaign. Discussions include questions on the viaduct replacement, hiring of the new Police Chief, education, addressing the City's budget deficit, housing affordability, transportation, and neighborhood issues.

The airing schedule is as follows; changes and additions of other candidates will be noted on SCAN's website at www.scantv.org:

Mon. Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Jessie Israel, candidate for City Council position 6

Tues. Oct. 20, 10:00 p.m. Mike O'Brien, candidate for City Council, position 8

Tues. Oct. 20, 10:30 p.m. Robert Rosencrantz, candidate for City Council, position 8

Thurs. Oct. 22, 10:00 p.m. Mike McGinn, candidate for Mayor

Tues. Oct. 27, 10:00 p.m. David Bloom, candidate for City Council, position 4

Thurs. Oct. 29, 10:00 p.m. Sally Bagshaw, candidate for City Council, position 4

Programs will also be available to watch on-demand on SCAN's website approximately 24 hours after the airing day/time above.

About SCAN

SCAN engages and enriches the diverse communities of Seattle and the Pacific Northwest through television production, training, and serving as a community media broadcast center. SCAN informs and gives voice to free expression of diverse ideas providing an open forum for discussion as it supports communities and builds awareness about community needs. For more information on SCAN, see www.scantv.org.


Jamie Flaxman 206/522-4758, ext. 105 (office)206/790-0081 (cell) jamief@scantv.org
Sigismund Pikul 206/522-4758, ext. 129 (office)424/230-4644 (cell) sigp@scantv.org

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