New Tourism Exec Talks State Budget, City Violence And Luring People To Chicago

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Chicago pretty picture
Brian Kay / WBEZ Flickr Pool

New Tourism Exec Talks State Budget, City Violence And Luring People To Chicago

After several months with no CEO, Choose Chicago, the city’s tourism arm, announced that David Whitaker, a former tourism executive for Miami, Toronto and the good old US of A will lead the organization.

Morning Shift talks to Whitaker about some of the challenges of luring people to the Windy City, including Chicago’s gun violence.