Columbus Perspective

Join hosts Dave James and Kate Burdett for discussions about the important issues and concerns that face Central Ohioans.

Columbus Perspective


February 25, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Julia Carter and Ray Parnell from My Brother’s Keeper program with the City of Columbus 11:16 Rita Fuller-Yates on Columbus Black History 37:58 Face the State with Aaron Sellers, Public Information Officer for


February 18, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Stephanie Hightower, President and CEO of the Columbus Urban League, on Black Girl Dad Week events. 13:33 Duane Casares, CEO of Directions for Youth & Families, discusses the struggles that Gen Zers are


February 11, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Michael Bivens, first Black mayor of Whitehall 13:03 Fran Frazier, Black Girl Rising, Inc. 35:14 Face the State with State Senator Theresa Gavarone (R- Bowling Green) 48:10 Face the State with Oyauma Garrison


February 4, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Rita Fuller-Yates on Columbus Black History 26:59 Heather McCormick MS, RDN, LD, CDCES Nutrition Specialist with Mt. Carmel Hospital’s Employer Relationship Program 44:11 Face the State: Jo Ingles, Reporter/Producer at Ohio Public Radio


Columbus Perspective: January 28, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Liz Brown, President and CEO- YWCA of Columbus 13:09 Dr. Chazz Dabbs, Bariatric Surgeon at Mount Carmel Hospital 32:25 Face the State: Michelle Hannan, Anti-Human Trafficking Program Director for The Salvation Army Of


Columbus Perspective: January 21, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Mike Buzzelli, Associate Director of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio 15:28 Marita Salkowski, Regional Communications Director- Central & Southern Ohio Region for the American Red Cross 28:52 Ohio Department of Public Safety


Columbus Perspective: January 14, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Ally Zahler, CEO of the Reeb Center 10:00 Dr. Timothy Cripe MD , PhD, Chief of Hematlogy, Oncology, and Bone Marrow Transplantation at Nationwide Children’s Hospital 20:00 Senators Andrew Brenner (R- Delaware) and


Columbus Perspective: January 7, 2024

00:00 Show Open / Nanette Hodge, Executive Director of the Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Committee on this year’s MLK Breakfast. 11:00 Ryan Wilkins, Chief Marketing Officer for Ronald McDonald Charities of Central Ohio. 20:00 Scott DeMauro,


Columbus Perspective: December 31, 2023

00:00 Show Open / Governor Mike DeWine, explaining his reasons for vetoing a bill that would ban gender affirming care for transgender youth. 18:00 Mike Buzzelli, Associate Director of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio. 40:00 Dr.


Columbus Perspective: December 24, 2023

00:00 Show Open / Our own Jonathan Smith (T-Bone), discusses the Columbus Crew, winners of the 2023 MLS Cup. 20:30 Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, discusses the current status of Covid-19, RSV