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Love Town Hall? Become an insider! In The Moment with Jini Palmer 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 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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Nov 1, 2018

Correspondent Mónica Guzmán speaks with author and nonprofit founder Blair Imani about a rally-turned-protest that got her sent to prison—and propelled her visibility as a queer, black, Muslim woman (1:46). Chief Correspondent Steve Scher sat down with Peter Sagal to delve into a personal biography about the ways which running has shaped Peter's life and helped him through hard times (13:50). Host Jini Palmer talks with Ijeoma Oluo about her experience at Town Hall's event with Jill Soloway. Ijeoma clears up a misquote, states her opinion on feminist arguing and says that we should all stay fired up about important issues (24:17). Get an insider's look and stay in the know about what's going on in this moment at Town Hall.