Belvin Perry, chief judge of Florida’s Ninth Judicial Circuit, will be the first guest on the third season of Metro Center Outlook, which premieres next week on WUCF TV.

Hosted by Diane Trees, director of the Metropolitan Center for Regional Studies at UCF, Metro Center Outlook explores issues impacting Florida’s economic development and prosperity.

Perry will discuss Florida’s judicial system and the consequences of high-profile cases when the show premieres at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.

A sneak preview of the interview is available here.

Metro Center Outlook re-airs on WUCF Thursdays at 10 p.m.

Additional guests on this season of Metro Center Outlook include “$20 Per Gallon” author Christopher Steiner, former mayor of Tampa Pam Iorio and Florida Commissioner of Education Gerard Robinson.

Trees’ Metro Center, in partnership with other institutions and organizations, was established in 2001 to serve as a link between UCF and the community in a regional approach that encompasses 13 Central Florida counties. It was founded by former Orange County Mayor Linda Chapin.

WUCF TV is a partnership between the University of Central Florida and Brevard Community College, created to keep PBS in Central Florida. The station launched in July for more than 3.5 million viewers with the promise of providing the community PBS favorites and high-quality local programs.

WUCF TV airs on Bright House Networks digital cable channels 1 and 1001 in Orange, Brevard, Seminole, Osceola, Flagler, Volusia, Lake, Marion and Sumter counties.

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