This is a newsmagazine featuring the key stories of the day that are relevant to you.  It’s a community forum for and about metro Atlanta. Host Rose Scott knows the ins and outs of covering news important around Atlanta.

She’ll lead discussions on the issues that impact where we live. WABE’s news team is going into metro Atlanta neighborhoods to provide context, storytelling and a sense of place. You’ll hear not only from the biggest newsmakers, but also from folks who don’t often get a voice.

“Closer Look” features a mix of local national and international stories and interviews. It’s an interactive space to share ideas and dig deeper into issues. It’s not just about Atlanta; it’s a program for Atlanta.

Featured Episode

Local College Dean Discusses The Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack; Cortland Establishes New Partnership To Combat Food Insecurity; Emory Law Student Shares Details About His Road To Graduation

Raheem Beyah, the dean of Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering, joins “Closer Look” to discuss the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack, the challenges in preventing foreign attacks and what can be done to prevent such attacks in the future. Plus, Cortland Sustainability Analyst Madeline Robertson shares details about her real estate investment management company’s plan to fight against food insecurity. Lastly, Suman Malempati, an Emory University School of Law graduate, shares why he decided to give up his career as a pediatric oncologist to pursue social justice law.

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