In tonight’s broadcasts, WKYC is hosting a panel of Cleveland-area women who are weighing in on the prospect of the nation electing its first female president.
Reporter Dawn Kendrick is conducting the discussion throughout the evening with the local women, who have varying political views.
The panel includes Cleveland attorney Jan Roller, who served as Ohio whip for the Hillary Clinton delegation to the Democratic National Convention, and Kristina O’Brien, a Republican who serves on the Bainbridge Township Board of Trustees.
Others on the panel include:
Keisha Gonzalez, director of economic development at Stockyard, Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Centre Neighborhood Development.
Katie First, associate at The Paroska Group, an all-female Cleveland firm that handles fundraising for Republican candidates.
Alexandria Johnson Boone, president and CEO of GAP Communications who produces personal and professional development conferences for women of color.
Jeananne Chadsey, a campaign coordinator and fundraiser for local Republican candidates.
Simone Swanson, editor of CL magazine and a supporter of Hillary Clinton.
Janet Montoya, community activist and former Cleveland city council candidate.