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City Channel Pittsburgh, PA / Meet The People

These are all the meetings we have in "Meet The People" (part of the organization "City Channel Pittsbu…"). Click into individual meeting pages to watch the recording and search or read the transcript.

18 Aug 2022

On this episode of Meet The People, brand-new County Controller Corey O'Connor talks about his time representing District 5 on Pittsburgh City Council, explains the differences between his last job and the current job, and shares his personal survival predictions for impending zombie apocalypse.
  • 2 participants
  • 35 minutes
pittsburgh
mayor
residents
city
employees
council
transition
meet
electeds
nice
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16 Aug 2022

On this episode of Meet The People, the employees of the brand-new City Council Budget Office explain the ways that technology has changed municipal-budgeting processes over the years, how they advise City Council on budgetary decisions, and what three apps are the most important on your mobile device.
  • 4 participants
  • 45 minutes
pittsburgh
mayor
pennsylvania
jurisdictions
meet
council
personally
employees
budgeting
york
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29 Jul 2022

On this episode of Meet The People, Josh Schneider talks about his role in Office of Community Health & Safety, his passion for helping others, and why an underrated Billy Joel tune is his go-to karaoke song.
  • 2 participants
  • 35 minutes
pittsburgh
mayor
pitt
meet
conversation
hire
people
manhattan
clinician
leaving
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7 Jun 2022

On this episode of Meet The People, Max Dennison talks about his role in Department of Parks & Recreation, how passionate he is about teaching kids, and what 1980s cartoons he watched before school each morning.
  • 2 participants
  • 45 minutes
pittsburgh
coordinators
people
recreation
meet
recto
communication
transitioning
city
initiative
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16 Feb 2022

On this episode of Meet The People, Kim Clark-Baskin talks about her more than 25 years working in the City Clerk's office, how technology has changed in that time, and what her go-to karaoke song is.
  • 2 participants
  • 41 minutes
archivists
citizens
pittsburgh
departments
councilman
deputy
secretary
daunting
people
hi
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1 Feb 2022

On the 2022 season-premiere episode of Meet The People, Dan Friedson talks about his new role with Pittsburgh City Council, why he wanted to work for the city again, and what he has in common with Tom Hagen.
  • 2 participants
  • 41 minutes
councilman
pittsburgher
counsel
pittsburgh
mayor
solicitor
council
citizens
officials
meet
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10 Nov 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, everyone from the Office of Community Health & Safety talks about their roles with the City of Pittsburgh, each of them being the city's first-ever person in that position, and shares their favorite flavors of ice cream.
  • 11 participants
  • 54 minutes
meet
people
hi
popcorn
congratulations
anybody
interviewing
coworkers
pittsburgher
ice
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15 Oct 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, public access television is the topic of conversation as representatives from PCTV, BPTV, and MCA-TV explain their importance to local communities and why they do what they do.
  • 4 participants
  • 1:05 hours
interviewing
pittsburgher
broadcast
bptv
volunteering
directors
hire
residents
guest
rewatched
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4 Aug 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, the Department of Public Safety's Park Ranger Lauren "Stevie" Smith plays show and tell, talks about her favorite city park, and gives the full story behind her nickname.
  • 2 participants
  • 43 minutes
stevie
nicknames
sarah
nice
lauren
friends
pittsburgh
perry
personality
dave
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28 Jul 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, the Department of Public Safety's Victim Assistance Coordinator Alexandra Abboud talks about growing into her role with the city, how she uses technology to do her job, and has a lot to say about french fries.
  • 2 participants
  • 35 minutes
pittsburgh
residents
meet
experience
people
interview
building
overwhelmed
officers
wife
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11 Jun 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, City Council's Budget Director Bill Urbanic explains the intricacies of managing a municipal budget, how it was done in the old days, and answers the question about his favorite incline.
  • 2 participants
  • 37 minutes
pittsburgh
councilwoman
mayor
mayors
municipalities
city
residents
interviewing
meet
employees
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27 May 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, learn about I&P's Senior Manager of Devices & Service Desk Dana Robinson, how he has overseen the city's technological challenges through Covid, and what is his all-time favorite episode of The Office.
  • 3 participants
  • 54 minutes
pittsburgh
city
mayor
employees
york
interview
gazette
people
dave
retired
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21 May 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, both Smyth Welton and Jesse Burk talk about technology in their respective offices and how local government has changed during their time with the city.
  • 3 participants
  • 45 minutes
pittsburgh
smitty
municipal
hired
personally
ems
supervisor
interview
smith
transition
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4 May 2021

On the episode of Meet The People, learn about Wendy Urbanic and 311, how technology has changed her job, and where her world tour is taking her next.
  • 2 participants
  • 25 minutes
pittsburgh
pittsburghpa
city
311
congratulations
wendy
meet
residents
personally
myburg
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6 Apr 2021

On this episode of Meet The People, learn about Pittsburgh's CISO & I&P's Assistant Director of Security Sylvia Harris, how she ascended to this position, and what talent has won her some medals.
  • 3 participants
  • 1:01 hours
pittsburgh
chicago
city
personally
hometown
sylvia
people
meet
thanks
employee
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5 Apr 2021

On the episode of Meet The People, learn about OCHS Manager Laura Drogowski, how she is getting this new office started, and what infamous movie character she can best imitate.
  • 2 participants
  • 47 minutes
pittsburgh
responders
mayor
residents
meet
interview
personally
people
accessibility
job
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2 Feb 2021

On the first-ever episode of Meet The People, learn about PLI Director Sarah Kinter, how her department has evolved over the last decade, and what she thinks her hidden talent is.
  • 2 participants
  • 38 minutes
pittsburgh
officials
mayor
jurisdictions
city
citizens
meet
people
experience
inspections
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