Crossing Division is Tacoma’s talk show.
Today’s guests discuss the State Farm’s decision to close its operations center in downtown Tacoma, housed in the old Frank Russell Building, and then what’s happening more widely downtown.
- Kate Martin – reporter, The News Tribune
- Marty Campbell – former Tacoma City Councilmember, former downtown retailer
- Chris Karnes – urban and transit advocate
This Episode’s Host: Erik Hanberg
- State Farm leaving Tacoma in 2018. Hundreds face layoffs and uncertain futures
- ‘Not knowing is rough.’ State Farm workers reel amid uncertainty
- What would it take for Tacoma to become a hub for high-paying tech jobs?
Hosts and Credits
Regular hosts are Julie Anderson, Justin Camarata, and Dave Jones.
Producer is Erik Hanberg.
Sound by Doug Mackey.
Theme written and performed by Doug Mackey.
Logo by Sean Alexander.
Special thanks to KNKX for allowing us to record in their studio.
Crossing Division is in the Channel 253 podcast network.