Meet the extraordinary people that impact West Central Florida

Each half-hour program highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. Past episodes have explored issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlighting local arts and culture efforts. Guests have included bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, astronaut Andrew Allen and glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly.

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UP CLOSE WITH CATHY UNRUH highlights personalities and topics with both broad and local appeal. The program explores issues such as healthcare, animal rights, adoption and mental illness, as well as spotlights local arts and culture efforts. Guests have included bestselling author Carl Hiaasen, astronaut Andrew Allen and glass-blowing artist Dale Chihuly.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | December 2013 Preview

Meet the director and producer of Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | December 2013: Peaceable Kingdom

Meet the director and producer of Peaceable Kingdom: The Journey Home.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | November 2013 Preview

Reexamine JFK's visit to Tampa on November 18, 1963, four days before his assassination.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | November 2013: JFK’s visit to Tampa

Reexamine JFK's visit to Tampa on November 18, 1963, four days before his assassination.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | October 2013: Mote Marine Aquarium

A program at Mote Marine Aquarium in Sarasota lets guests be marine biologists for a day.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | September 2013: History of Islamic Medicine

Meet Dr. Husain Nagamia, a surgeon in Tampa Bay who is researching Islamic medicine.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | September 2013 Preview

Meet Dr. Husain Nagamia, a surgeon in Tampa Bay who is researching Islamic medicine.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | August 2013 Preview

Take an in-depth look at the human trafficking crisis in Tampa Bay.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | August 2013: Human Trafficking

Take an in-depth look at the human trafficking crisis in Tampa Bay.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | July 2013: Keel and Curley Winery

Keel and Curley Winery produces blueberry, blackberry and fusion wines.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | July 2013 Preview

Keel and Curley Winery produces blueberry, blackberry and fusion wines.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2013: Aquaculture Lab

Learn how a local aquaculture lab is contributing to the production of aquarium fish.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2013 Preview

Learn how a local aquaculture lab is contributing to the production of aquarium fish.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | May 2013: Project Shattered Silence

Host Cathy Unruh gets a rare, honest look at the lives of teens

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | May 2013 Preview

Host Cathy Unruh gets a rare, honest look at the lives of teens

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