In this interview, KOIN anchor Elizabeth Dinh describes her work on the Northwest Grown series. She talks about her experiences interviewing people who work in agriculture and food service to feature local businesses in the Pacific Northwest and to highlight the importance of sustainability. She continues on to discuss the kinds of news that people in Portland want to see, emphasizing that many are concerned with safety in regards to gun violence. She reflects on the difficulty of addressing the issue to a wide community because of people’s differing definitions of safety. She also describes the importance of representation in the news and in the government. She concludes the interview by talking about the “Is Portland Over?” series and shares her optimism about Portland through her project Northwest Grown.