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Love Town Hall? Become an insider! In The Moment with Jini Palmer offers a slice of Town Hall culture and puts you in the room for exclusive behind-the-scenes conversations. Listen in as a rotating cast of prominent local voices, along with Chief Correspondent Steve Scher, get to know upcoming speakers before they visit our stages. Get an insider perspective you won’t find anywhere else—a bi-weekly snapshot of all things Town Hall.

Jini Palmer is a filmmaker, multi-instrumentalist, and the Digital Media Producer at Town Hall. She is the host of In The Moment, as well as Town Hall’s Science, Civics, and Arts & Culture series podcasts. Prior to joining Town Hall’s program team, she interned on 88.5 KNKX‘s Sound Effect.

 

 

Fans of Seattle public radio will recognize Steve Scher from his 28 years as a host, writer, and interviewer with 94.9 KUOW. He has earned a national reputation for his beyond-the-headlines approach to issues, and his intelligent and sensitive interviews with authors, scientists, artists and political leaders.

 

 


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Mar 29, 2018

In this episode of In The Moment Jini Palmer interviews Town Hall's Community Programs Curator Kristin Leong about our Inside/Out Neighborhood Residents, and Leong introduces us to their events throughout this episode. Erik Molano discusses his proximity to the #MeToo movement and shares ways we can re-frame our masculinity and avoid being part of the problem (2:47); Peter Levitt explores Zen Buddhist concepts of ourselves as whole beings, interdependent on one another and connected to all things (9:22); Deborah Espinosa shares details of recent bills that assist Washington's ex-convicts in securing employment and getting out of crippling debt (13:50); and Steve Scher interviews Jill Mangaliman about her experiences investigating the genocide of activists and young poor citizens in the Philippines (19:49). Hosts Jini Palmer and Steve Scher select standout moments from the previous two weeks of events and look forward to the next.