On the episode of “Tying It Together with Tim Boyum,” we tackle the much-maligned profession of lobbying in politics.
It is ranked near the bottom of trusted professions, but what if we told you they were vital and most of them are actually trustworthy?
This week, North Carolina lobbyists Joe Stewart and Brian Lewis pull back the curtain on an often misunderstood part of the political system. They share the best and worst of times from the money trail to demanding clients and the art of convincing lawmakers to support their position.
ABOUT THE SHOW
With the speed of the local news cycle, it's easy to forget that the politicians who represent us and the influencers in our communities are more than just soundbites. North Carolina’s veteran reporter and anchor, Tim Boyum, is loosening his signature bow tie for candid conversations with these powers players from across the state. In "Tying It Together," Tim uncovers what makes these newsmakers tick, explores some of their most fascinating life stories, and helps all of us get a better grasp on the issues affecting our community.
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