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 | July 2012: Pit Bulls

Bad rap or bad breed? That's a question in many minds when it comes to pit bulls.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2012: Joe Maddon

Host Cathy Unrue sits down with Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | June 2012 Preview

Meet the extraordinary people that impact West Central Florida.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | May 2012: Duncan McClellan

Meet the extraordinary people that impact West Central Florida.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | April 2012: Don Clark & Gus Stavros

Cathy Unruh speaks with long-time Tampa Bay residents Don Clark and Gus Stavros.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | 2012 Be More Awards Special

Cathy Unruh speaks with winners of the 2012 WEDU Be More Awards.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | February 2012: Maestro Anton Coppola

Meet award winning American composer, conductor, and musician Maestro Anton Coppola.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | January 2012: "Ancient Egypt: Art and Magic"

We discus the "Ancient Egypt: Art and Magic" exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | December 2011 Preview

A preview of the December, 2011 episode of Up Close with Cathy Unruh.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | November 2011: Pam Iorio

What does Mayor Iorio think are the pitfalls of our country's leaders in the 21st century?

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | October 2011: Female Veterans

We discuss a rapidly-growing issue: female U.S. veterans who fall through the cracks.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | September 2011: Fighting Hunger

In Florida, 3 million people, or 17% of the population are considered food insecure.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | September 2011 Preview

In Florida, 3 million people, or 17% of the population are considered food insecure.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | August 2011: Meet the Lydeckers

Meet Kent Lydecker, the new director of St. Petersburg's Museum of Fine Arts.

Up Close With Cathy Unruh | August 2011 Preview

Get a private tour with Kent Lydecker, Director of St. Petersburg's Museum of Fine Arts

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