Marshall’s Mississippi Zoom Tour

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Join Marshall Ramsey for a tour around the state as he visits with interesting Mississippians

June 25, 2020 Mississippi Today’s Editor-At-Large visits with John Damon, Phd., CEO of Canopy Children’s Solutions. Damon talks about ways for parents to help their children cope with the pandemic and all the changes it has brought. He gives strategies for both older and younger children and talks about the need to remove stigma from mental health.

June 19, 2020 Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey sits down with new Mississippi Today Editor-In-Chief Adam Ganucheau. Ganucheau talks about Mississippi Today’s mission, the challenge of the changing media environment and covering everything from state politics to COVID-19.

June 10, 2020 Marshall Ramsey sits down with Gulfport Mayor Billy Hewes. Hewes, a second term mayor after a 20-year career in the Legislature, talks about challenges facing tourism on the Gulf Coast and some of the victories Gulfport has recently achieved.

June 2, 2020: Today, we’re doing to do something a little different. I sat down and visited with Mac McAnally to talk about his long successful career and his upcoming album, Once in a Lifetime. McAnally’s distinguished career includes being named the Country Music Association musician of the year a record 10 times. He’s currently a member of the Coral Reefer Band, a musician, singer and record producer. He has also penned numerous hit songs. Originally from Belmont, Mac is a Mississippi treasure.

May 27, 2020: Marshall sits down and Zooms with Starkville Mayor Lynn Spruill. She discusses how COVID-19 has affected the city (from furloughs, sick employees and budget cuts) and discusses using social media to interact with citizens.

May 21, 2020: Marshall’s Mississippi Zoom Tour heads to Meridian to talk to Meridian Mayor Percy Bland. Mayor Bland and Marshall discuss Meridian resident Todd Tilghman’s big win on The Voice, how COVID-19 is affecting both the citizens of Meridian and the city’s finances plus other news from Meridian.