Closer Look: New Metro Atlanta Mayors Reflect On Changing Identity Of Their Cities; GSU Professor Shares Strategies Behind Social Media Marketing And Holiday Spending

Two incumbent mayors lost re-election earlier this week in the metro Atlanta cities of College Park and Doraville. College Park Mayor-elect Bianca Motley Broom and Doraville Mayor-elect Joseph Geierman join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in-studio for a conversation the changing face of their two respective cities, in light of this week’s election results.
Two incumbent mayors lost re-election earlier this week in the metro Atlanta cities of College Park and Doraville. College Park Mayor-elect Bianca Motley Broom and Doraville Mayor-elect Joseph Geierman join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in-studio for a conversation the changing face of their two respective cities, in light of this week’s election results.
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Friday, Dec. 6, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Rose Scott gives a news brief on reports that Kennesaw State University will pay $145,000 in a legal settlement after removing football cheerleaders from the field for protesting police brutality.
  • 3:17: Two incumbent mayors lost re-election earlier this week in the metro Atlanta cities of College Park and Doraville. College Park Mayor-elect Bianca Motley Broom and Doraville Mayor-elect Joseph Geierman join “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in-studio for a conversation the changing face of their two respective cities, in light of this week’s election results.
  • 18:47: Today, we revisit a conversation with seven-year-old author Selah Thompson, who recently joined“Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to discuss her work to promote children’s literacy and how she started her own nonprofit, the Children’s Advisory Board of the Empowered Readers Literacy Project. Appearing alongside Selah was her dad Khalil, co-author of the book “Penelope the Pirate Princess: The Search for the Magical Moon Pearl” and her mom Nicole.
  • 35:48: The holiday shopping season is in full swing. How does social media impact consumer spending? Dr. Denish Shah, associate professor of marketing and director of the Social Media Intelligence Lab at Georgia State University, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to discuss the science between digital marketing strategy this holiday season.
Dr. Denish Shah, associate professor of marketing and director of the Social Media Intelligence Lab at Georgia State University, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” to discuss the science between digital marketing strategy this holiday season. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.