The Roundtable

Sunday, April 22, 5:30 p.m.

Episode 4  |  Greg Wathen

Join us for the next episode of The Roundtable as Greg Wathen sits down at the table to talk about his focus for the last 30 years, strategic economic development in southwest Indiana.

Repeated Monday, April 23 at 6 p.m.

Episode 3  |  Emily Wornell

This month on “The Roundtable” the focus is on the challenges rural families face with potential job losses through offshoring and automation.  Rural sociologist, Emily J. Wornell joins host Michael Hicks to talk about a recent vulnerability study she co-authored.

Episode 2  |  Greg Goodnight

How has Kokomo, the “City of Firsts,” successfully transformed after appearing on Forbes’s list of America’s Fastest Dying Towns a decade ago? Find out when host Michael Hicks welcomes to the table Mayor Greg Goodnight.


Episode 1  |  Lori Torres

WIPB’s newest monthly program, THE ROUNDTABLE, covers topics on public affairs issues and how they affect the people and places of Indiana. On the inaugural episode host, Michael Hicks welcomes Inspector General, Lori Torres as his guest. Torres talks about the mission, challenges, types of corruption and ethical cases the Indiana Inspector General’s office faces.



About the host

Michael J. Hicks

Host Michael J. Hicks is the George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of Economics and director of the Center for Business and Economic Research and Professor of Economics at Ball State University.

Contact: Drop Mike a note with your thoughts and ideas about the show, to mhicks@nullbsu.edu.

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