For the second consecutive year, Independence LIVE hosted KYW Newsradio for its annual Executive Briefing, an in-depth discussion on some of the most pressing topics and issues happening now and expected for the coming year.
Independence VP of Communications Donna Farrell welcomed everyone to Independence LIVE, and Independence SVP and Chief Marketing Officer Paula Sunshine delivered opening remarks, which included an audience of local business leaders.
KYW’s Steve Nikazy moderated a panel of KYW experts who shared their insights on everything from health care, social media, local and national politics, midterm elections, immigration, and the latest advancements in the tech world.
The reporter panel included:
- Ian Bush: Anchor, reporter, news editor, and technology editor
- Cherri Gregg: Community affairs reporter
- Pat Loeb: City Hall bureau chief
- Jim Melwert: Suburban bureau chief
- Melony Roy: Director of social media
Ed Benkin, KYW’s sports reporter, kicked off the morning with his insight and predictions around the Philadelphia Eagles’ performance in the 2018 NFL Playoffs.