Closer Look: DeKalb Entertainment Commission; Local Outreach to Puerto Rico; And More

DeKalb County’s economic development agency recently launched a new division called the DeKalb Entertainment Commission.
DeKalb County’s economic development agency recently launched a new division called the DeKalb Entertainment Commission.
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Friday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 6:27: Georgia’s entertainment industry has made a $9.5 billion impact in the 2017 fiscal year. To capitalize on the growth that the entertainment industry is experiencing, DeKalb County’s economic development agency launched a new division called the DeKalb Entertainment Commission. The chairman of the commission, Andrew Greenberg, along with Beth Talbert, vice president of studio operations at Eagle Rock Studios located in DeKalb County, talk more about the commission.
  • 32:32: An excerpt from an earlier “Closer Look” conversation with award-winning sportscaster, Ernie Johnson Jr., on his career and family.
  • 36:58: It’s been a month since hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and recovery efforts on the island have been slow. Nearly a third of the island still does not have any running water and there are growing health concerns. Glianny Fagundo, who has family still living in Puerto Rico, talks about how her family is coping since the hurricane hit the island.

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