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 Nonprofit Providing Scholarships & Mentorship To Students Majoring In Tech-Related Fields

CodeHouse is a local nonprofit working to expose students of color to the tech industry. Ernest Holmes, a software engineer at Google and the president and co-founder of CodeHouse, Tavis Thompson, the vice president and co-founder of CodeHouse and program manager at Microsoft and Jaycee Holmes, Spelman College professor and the director of Curriculum and Instruction of CodeHouse, talk with Rose about how the CodeHouse Scholars Initiative will provide incoming Atlanta University Center students with scholarships and mentorship.

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