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Interview: TN State Senator Raumesh Akbari


Redistricting discussions are underway in both chambers of the Tennessee legislature. WUOT’s Chrissy Keuper spoke with State Senator Raumesh Akbari, Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus and member of the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Redistricting.


Chrissy served as WUOT's News Director and host of monthly public affairs talk show Dialogue from late 2021 to early 2023. Her first job with the station was as weekend student announcer while earning her bachelor's in Anthropology from the University of Tennessee. She had previously been the station's local host for NPR's Morning Edition and All Things Considered news programs; occasionally filled in as host for WUOT's Morning and Afternoon Concerts; and won multiple awards for her interviews, feature stories, and Dialogue.
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