“In Our Town,” the Springfield Daily Citizen’s first podcast, is a collection of interviews with locals making a difference in the Springfield, Missouri community.
Join host Tom Carlson and his guests to learn about issues facing our region and the future trajectory of Springfield. It’s all “In Our Town.”
From a poultry processing plant to a startup powerhouse, Rachel Anderson talks about the evolution of Springfield’s Efactory and the future of local entrepreneurship.
Meet our host, Tom
Tom Carlson is the publisher and founder of the Springfield Daily Citizen. An attorney and real estate developer who specializes in affordable housing, Tom was the longest-serving mayor of Springfield, serving 14 years over seven non-consecutive terms between 1988 and 2009. Tom has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and Chinese from The George Washington University and was a reporter in southwest Missouri before pursuing his law degree.
What exactly IS “quality of place” in Springfield? Tim Rosenbury, director of quality of place initiatives for the city of Springfield, speaks…
Author and expert on Ozarks Judaism Mara W. Cohen Ioannides shares insights on writing about and studying Judaism in the area…
Christina Ford and the Rebound Foundation have educated more than 1,000 kids about safe relationships and helped women get back on…