Your City at Work

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About Your City at Work

"Your City at Work" takes you out on location to see City services at work, projects in the construction phase, and related agencies in action.  , Public Information Officer for the City of Paducah, is the host and producer.

Episodes 

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February 2016:  Your City at Work: State of the City (2016)  On this episode of Your City at Work, Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Mayor Gayle Kaler and City Manager Jeff Pederson about the State of the City.  News Release-State of the City (2016) >>

October 2015: Your City at Work: Body Worn Cameras On this episode of Your City at Work, Public Information Officer Pam Spencer talks with Paducah Police Chief Brandon Barnhill about body worn cameras. 19 minutes News Release-Body Worn Cameras >>

October 2015: Your City at Work: Demolition Process On this episode of Your City at Work, Public Information Officer Pam Spencer talks with Deputy Chief of Fire Prevention Greg Cherry about the demolition process. 20 minutes News Release-Demolition Process >>

June 2015:  Your City at Work: Lethality Assessment Program  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer talks with Paducah Police Officer Austin Guill and Dana Sanderson, outreach advocate for the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center, about the Lethality Assessment Program (LAP).  The LAP is a tool used by officers when responding to domestic violence calls.  26 minutes     News Release-LAP >>

February 2015:  Your City at Work: State of the City  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer talks with Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler and City Manager Jeff Pederson about the State of the City of Paducah.  39 minutes     News Release-State of the City >>

December 2014:  Your City at Work: Fire Prevention Division  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer talks with Paducah Fire Chief Steve Kyle about the history and responsibilities of the Fire Prevention Division.   30 minutes     News Release-Fire Prevention Division >>

March 2014:  Your City at Work: Higher Education  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer talks with Mayor Gayle Kaler, West Kentucky Community & Technical College President Dr. Barbara Veazey, and Murray State University Dean of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach Dr. Brian Van Horn about Paducah's college and university corridor on Alben Barkley Drive near the Interstate-24 Exit 7 interchange.  27 minutes     News Release-Higher Education >>

September 2013:  Your City at Work: WKCTC Active Shooter Training Drill  NOTE:  This is a drill.  There is graphic video, but no one was injured.  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer walks the viewers through a training drill involving active shooters held on the campus of West Kentucky Community & Technical College.  Learn about the training scenario from the WKCTC Director of Security and how the Paducah Police Department responds and trains for these types of situations.  At the end of the episode, viewers will learn what to do if they are ever in situation involving an active shooter or witness an event.  21 minutes  News Release-WKCTC Active Shooter Training Drill >>

May 2013:  Your City at Work: Ghost Out Program  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer spends the day at Paducah Tilghman High School to learn about a program called Ghost Out.  The program helps students understand the dreadful consequences resulting from impaired driving.  The Grim Reaper selects students who then must write their own obituaries.  The program ends with a powerful ceremony and a plea from a young woman, Kelly Samples, who survived a crash after being hit by a drunk driver.  The program is organized by the Paducah Police Department and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety with the help of the Paducah Fire Department. 29 minutes     News Release-Ghost Out >>

November 2012:  Your City at Work: Online Safety  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Paducah Police Captain Don Hodgson and Officers Gretchen Morgan and Kelly Drew about online safety.  39 minutes     News Release-Online Safety >> 

November 2012:  Your City at Work: Engineering-Public Works  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Paducah Engineer-Public Works Director Rick Murphy, Maintenance Superintendent Randy Crouch, and Floodwall Superitendent Kenny Brannon about various maintenance projects underway in the City.  21 minutes     News Release-Engineering-Public Works >>

October 2012:  Your City at Work: Distracted and Impaired Driving Prevention  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Paducah Police Captain Donald Hodgson and Rick Schad with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety about the risks associated with distracted and impaired driving.  Students at Paducah Tilghman High School use simulators to show the effects.  19 minutes     News Release-Distracted and Impaired Driving Prevention >>

May 2012:  Your City at Work:  Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program   Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews several partners involved in the Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program of Paducah-McCracken County.  26 minutes   News Release-Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Program >> 

March 2012:  Your City at Work: Paducah Recreation Center  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Parks Services Director Mark Thompson and Recreation Superintendent Amie Clark about the Paducah Recreation Center located at 1527 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive.  23 minutes  News Release-Paducah Recreation Center >>

November 2011:  Your City at Work: Dogwoods  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews two members of the Civic Beautification Board about the Dogwood Trail and other CBB programs.  Plus, learn how to properly plant a dogwood.  28 minutes  News Release-Dogwoods >>

July 2011:  Your City at Work: Barkley Regional Airport  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer visits Barkley Regional Airport to learn about the flights, history, airfield services, and operations.  29 minutes     News Release-Barkley Regional Airport >>      Silver Medallion Award News Release >>

March 2011:  Your City at Work: Fountain Avenue Neighborhood  Public Information Officer Pam Spencer tours the Fountain Avenue Neighborhood to learn about the revitalization efforts and the future plans for the neighborhood.  30 minutes  --News Release-Fountain Avenue Neighborhood-- 

March 2011:  Your City at Work: Recycling   Public Information Officer Pam Spencer visits the Greater Paducah Sustainability Project Recycle Now facility located at 1830 North 8th Street to learn about recycling.  28 minutes; posted 3-3-11     --News Release-Recycling-- 

September 2010:   Your City at Work: Touch a Truck   Public Information Officer Pam Spencer takes viewers to the Parks Services Department's Touch a Truck event where kids and their parents get to learn all about dozens of large vehicles. 27 minutes; posted 9-22-10     --News Release-Touch A Truck--

June 2010:   Your City at Work: Teach an Old Dog New Tricks   Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews Paducah Kennel Club President Patience Renzulli and City Commissioner Gayle Kaler about the history of Paducah's dog ordinance.  29 minutes; posted 6-1-10.     --News Release-Dog Ordinance--

December 2009:    Your City at Work: Paducah Ice Rink   Public Information Officer, Pam Spencer, interviews Parks Services Director, Mark Thompson, and Park Maintenance Superintendent, Trace Stevens, about the ice skating rink in downtown Paducah.  Viewers will learn about the construction of the rink and watch Spencer try to skate for the first time in decades.  The episode ends with dozens of skaters enjoying an afternoon on the ice.  28 minutes; posted 12-21-09.      --News Release-Paducah Ice Rink--

September 2009:   Your City at Work: Paducah Fire Department   In this episode, learn about the history and the four divisions of the Paducah Fire Department.  Public Information Officer, Pam Spencer, interviews Fire Chief Steve Kyle, Fire Marshal Greg Cherry, and Batalion Chief and Training Officer, Ronnie Rathman.  Watch fire fighters as they use the jaws-of-life to open a car door.  25 minutes     --News Release-Paducah Fire Department--

August 2009:  Your City At Work: Floodwall   Public Information Officer Pam Spencer interviews City Engineer-Public Works Director Rick Murphy and Floodwall Superintendent Kenny Brannon about the history, maintenance, and restoration of the City of Paducah floodwall.  29 minutes     --News Release-Floodwall--

July 2009:  Your City at Work: Wellness Plan   Public Information Officer, Pam Spencer, interviews Stephanie Skinner, Benefits Specialist, about the City of Paducah's wellness plan.  Spencer also interviews Commissioners Richard Abraham and Carol Gault about their fitness goals and the importance of a health workforce.  Don't miss the heart-pumping workout during the last few minutes of the episode.  28 minutes; posted 7-13-09    --News Release-Wellness Plan--

June 2009:   Your City at Work: Julian Carroll Convention Center   Public Information Officer, Pam Spencer, interviews Steve Doolittle Director of the Paducah Renaissance Alliance about the recent renovations to the Julian Carroll Convention Center in downtown Paducah.  28 minutes; posted 6-24-09     --News Release-Julian Carroll Convention Center--

February 2009:  Your City at Work:  After the Ice Storm   Public Information Officer, Pam Spencer, interviews the UK Cooperative Extension Agent for Horticulture, the City of Paducah's Certified Arborist, and the City of Paducah's Grounds Supervisor about the aftermath of the ice storm.  Learn about tree anatomy, certified arborists, local resources, and how to use a chain saw.  30 minutes;  posted 2-25-09     --News Release-After the Ice Storm--

November 2008:   Your City at Work: Leaf Season   In this episode, Pam Spencer, Public Information Officer, talks with the Public Works Department about leaf season, the September 14, 2008 wind storm, and the compost facility.  2 minutes    --News Release-Leaf Season--