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Worth A Second Listen: KEDM Policy And A Pint - Workforce Development Public Forum

Jay Curtis
What professions are sought after in NELA? Listen To Policy and a Pint to find out.

Accounting, CIS, healthcare, and manufacturing are the in-demand career sectors in north Louisiana according to workforce development experts.  KEDM's Policy and a Pint dug into the subject at an open public forum on workforce issues.

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Panelists and audience members agreet that the future of our workforce is children. Panelists fielded many questions about STEM education and the educational foundation being laid by our area educators. 

The KEDM Policy and a Pint public forum was held  Tuesday, September 12 at Monterrey Grill, 3610 Desiard Street in Monroe.  

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The panelists for the discussion were:

  • Carrick Inabnett - Vice President of Workforce Development - CenturyLink
  • Rosalyn Pogue - Director of Career Connections - The University of Louisiana Monroe
  • Dennis Epps - Chancellor - Louisiana Delta Community College

The discussion was moderated by News and Public Affairs Director Cory Crowe.
For more information contact KEDM Public Radio at 318-342-5556 or 

Originally from Monroe, Cory has worked in a variety of media. He has worked in television news and spent seven years as a TV sports play-by-play announcer. He was also creative director for a television advertising department and worked extensively as a photojournalist. Cory has lived in both Dallas and New Orleans.
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