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Adam Knapp, Baton Rouge Area Chamber (June 2020)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-06-22

Duration: 00:40:28

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Knapp, Adam | Baton Rouge Area Chamber | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Economy | COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses


  • Knapp, Adam Speaker


This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Adam Knapp before a virtual meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 22, 2020. Knapp is the president and CEO of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC). He discusses: the unemployment numbers in the Capital region; BRAC’s work in supporting businesses during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic; their research into the economic disparities in the Baton Rouge economy; and their plan to address those racial disparities. He also answers questions from the media.