Closer Look: DeKalb Elections Director Talks 2020 Elections; Lime E-Scooter Company Leaves Atlanta; NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans Talks Lack of Diversity In Hollywood

“Closer Look’s” series on the Georgia voter continues with DeKalb Elections Director Erica Hamilton, who will share how her county is preparing for the 2020 elections.
“Closer Look’s” series on the Georgia voter continues with DeKalb Elections Director Erica Hamilton, who will share how her county is preparing for the 2020 elections.
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Thursday, January 16, 2020 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • Rose Scott gives on news brief on Governor Brian Kemp’s 2020 State of the State address, as well as the democratic response.
  • 04:38: Nima Daivari, former Lime employee and micro-mobility advocate, joins “Closer Look” live, in-studio to share his response to the electric scooter company’s decision to exit Atlanta and 11 other markets, as well as his thoughts on the future of micro-mobility.
Nima Daivari, former Lime employee and micro-mobility advocate, joins “Closer Look with Rose Scott” live, in-studio to share his response to the electric scooter company’s decision to exit Atlanta and 11 other markets, as well as his thoughts on the future of micro-mobility. (Photo credit: LaShawn Hudson/WABE)
  • 19:35: “Closer Look’s” series on the Georgia voter continues with DeKalb Elections Director Erica Hamilton, who will share how her county is preparing for the 2020 elections.
  • 38:46: The 2020 Oscar nominations were announced earlier this week. The field of contenders was noted to be overwhelmingly white and male. Veteran journalist and NPR television critic Eric Deggans joins “Closer Look” in studio to share his perspective on Hollywood’s lack of diversity and inclusion.
Eric Deggans
Veteran journalist and NPR television critic Eric Deggans gives his take on diversity in Hollywood.

“Closer Look” is produced by Candace Wheeler, Grace Walker and LaShawn Hudson.