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The Landscape

Crain's Cleveland Business, Crain's Cleveland Businesss
8 episodes
Crain’s Cleveland Business reporters and guests will discuss the latest trends and issues impacting business, news and politics in Northeast Ohio. Host Dan Polletta brings over 20 years of award-winning on-air experience as a broadcaster, writer and storyteller, most recently with NPR Ideastream.

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Ep.7 with Kim Palmer & Michelle Jarboe

Kim Palmer is a Crain's Cleveland Business reporter covering Government and Policy. Michelle Jarboe is an Enterprise Reporter at Crain's Cleveland Business covering Real Estate & Economic Development. Both Kim and Michelle join host Dan Polletta to walk through the legacy of 4-term Cleveland Mayor,…

Ep.6 with Kristin Warzocha

Today we sit down with Kristin Warzocha, President and CEO of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, to discuss a year unlike any other for her organization. Kristin explains how the food bank was able to rely on volunteers, farmers, the city of Cleveland, donors and more to accommodate the incredible in…

Ep. 5 with Rachel Abbey McCafferty & Lydia Coutré

In this episode of The Landscape we welcome two Crain's Cleveland reporters, Lydia Coutré, focusing on Health Care and Nonprofits, and Rachel Abbey McCafferty who focuses on Manufacturing, Technology and Education. As 2020 showed us, internet access is an essential need for children and adults alik…

Ep.4 with Carrie Boldman

With warmer weather, a renewed sense of hope for normalcy has followed. To see what that means for those businesses reliant upon visitation, we sat down with Carrie Boldman, the VP and GM of Cedar Point Amusement Park to discuss their expectations for this Spring and Summer season. Visit cedarpoint…

Ep.3 with Kevin Kleps

Second only to the Super Bowl, the draft is the largest event on the NFL calendar. This year, Cleveland plays host to both the league and the first large in-person event of the year. Kevin Kleps joins Dan Polletta to discuss all the details in and around the draft including financial impact, residu…

Ep.2 with Mallory Martin

Mallory Martin joins Dan Polletta to discuss an unprecedented season for the Cleveland International Film Festival. What was once a cultural in-person event in Cleveland became an exclusively virtual one during 2020 and 2021. We ask Mallory about the challenges and triumphs of pivoting during the p…

Ep.1 with David Gilbert

The inaugural episode of The Landscape welcomes David Gilbert, President & CEO of Destination Cleveland and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission. A brief look back at the impact of the pandemic on events in 2020 leads us into 2021 and beyond, including why the future is bright for tourism, conve…