Northwest Newsmakers: A Jean Enersen Special

Northwest Newsmakers: A Jean Enersen Special

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Northwest Newsmakers: A Jean Enersen Special

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by KING5.com Staff

NWCN.com

Posted on June 6, 2010 at 10:00 PM

Updated Saturday, Jun 5 at 10:32 AM

KING 5’s Jean Enersen sits down with five multi-talented individuals to find out what drives them to be the best in their professions.

Jean’s guests on this – her fourth “Northwest Newsmakers” KING 5 special include:

  • Pete Carroll – The first year head coach of the Seattle Seahawks. Why does he think he can win in a town dubbed by Forbes.com as America’s most miserable sports city?
  • Sally Jewell – President and CEO of REI. As you might imagine she bikes, kayaks, hikes, and climbs mountains. But what is she doing to keep her company afloat in this economic downturn?
  • Alexander Prior - the 17-year old conductor / composer prodigy from the UK. His first professional appointment is with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra. Has the Emerald City discovered the next Leonard Bernstein?
  • Anne Levinson – Led the effort to keep the Seattle Storm in town and purchase the franchise by forming a local ownership group.  She’s also a former deputy Seattle Mayor, District Court Judge and Title Nine litigant. Does she have the best inside political game in Seattle?
  • Gloria Steinem – The iconic feminist activist has a Northwest connection. She leads the creative advisory council for Hedgebrook on Whidbey Island – an organization supporting women writers. Hear her views on the women’s rights movement in the 21st century.

Click the links in the related content box to see each of these segments.
 

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