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Connections: Exploring the "Live in Ithaca" workforce attraction program


How can small and medium-sized cities in this country build a job base that will last well into the future? It’s a question the city of Ithaca is exploring.

We’re joined by representatives from a new initiative called “Live in Ithaca.” They discuss strategies for recruiting new employees and building and attracting new businesses in a region where the population is declining. In studio:

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.