WXYZ-TV (Detroit) continued its series of Detroit 2020 town hall meetings with an event in Oakland County on October 17. The event took place at Kensington Church in Troy with area residents invited.
The 7 Action News town hall series is part of WXYZ’s Detroit 2020 community initiative that was created to project a vision for our communities in the future.
“Throughout this series of town hall meetings, we are going out to communities across Metro Detroit to simply listen,” said WXYZ and WMYD vice president and general manager Mike Murri. “Understanding the issues and challenges people are facing helps us do a better job of serving our viewers. It also gives us the opportunity to address those concerns in stories on 7 Action News. Our goal is to have a positive impact in communities throughout our area.”
7 Action News stories on the Michigan auto insurance crisis and Detroit water bills came from concerns shared at 2020 town hall meetings.
7 Action News anchor Carolyn Clifford hosted the event. She was joined by 7 Action anchor Glenda Lewis and 7 Action News investigator, Ross Jones.
The station featured portions of the town hall meeting live on 7 Action News at 7 p.m. and on Facebook Live.
This was the 5th Detroit 2020 town hall meeting. WXYZ also held events in Detroit, Sterling Heights, Taylor and at WXYZ in Southfield, where a studio audience screened the film, “12th and Clairmount,” on the 50th anniversary of the Detroit riots.
For more information about the Detroit 2020 town hall meetings, go to wxyz.com