New Podcast, People Of Chattanooga, Interviews Locals Doing Big Things

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Luke Swab is the host of a new podcast in town called People of Chattanooga. 

Every week he interviews a person who lives in the community that is doing big things here in Chattanooga. 

Mr. Swab talks to the innovators, the experts, the entrepreneurs, the risk takers, the outcasts, and the visionaries.  People crossing the lines outside of ordinary. 

"I give them a platform to share their story to inspire our community or for just plain entertainment," said Mr. Swab. 

The podcast is currently on Spotify and Apple Podcasts with three episodes released so far and six more in the queue. 


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