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A Night With Mayor Sylvester Turner


A Night With Mayor Sylvester Turner, In Salute To Houston HistoryMakers was a one-on-one interview with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, hosted by ChaseSource CEO Anthony Chase. Taped at the Granville M. Sawyer Auditorium at the historic Texas Southern University, A Night With Mayor Sylvester Turner explored the life and career of Mayor Turner, from his birth in the Acres Homes neighborhood, to his education at the University of Houston and eventually Harvard Law School, to his law career and storied tenure in the Texas House of Representatives, and his bids for Houston’s mayoralty in 1991, 2003, and triumphantly in 2015.

In addition to recognizing Mayor Turner’s own life and accomplishments, A Night With Mayor Sylvester Turner featured clips and commentary from many of the forty other HistoryMakers that have been interviewed in Houston, including Texas Southern University Provost Bobby L. Wilson, obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. L. Natalie Carroll, astronaut Dr. Robert L. Satcher, Jr., former Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority International President Mattelia B. Grays, Attorney Anthony Hall, Jr., and former NBA star David Lattin.


AARPHouston EndowmentTexas Southern University

Official Airline Sponsor

American Airlines

Executive Producer

  • Julieanna Richardson


Line Producer

  • Zhu Sun


Associate Producer

  • Dionti Davis



  • Julieanna Richardson


  • Tom Murphy



  • Mark Kennedy


Assistant Director

  • Jose Bueso


Production Manager

  • Kenneth Davenport

Technical Director

  • Gordon Powell



  • Kenneth Davenport


  • Barry Burman
  • Lorin Granger
  • Paul Mackey
  • April Myla

Production Assistants

  • Denise Gines
  • Courtney Shareef

Stock Footage

  • City of Houston
  • Houston Chronicle
  • HoustonPBS
  • Texas State Gov.
  • Turner Campaign
  • Turner flickr
  • Ashley Turner
  • Pat Turner
  • UH Alumni Association
  • University of Houston

Stage Manager

  • Ashley Lacour


Lighting Designer

  • Vincent Griggs


Lighting Assistant

  • Kenneth Morton


Production Facilities

  • Bounce Multimedia


  • Travis Brocato


Engineer Assistant

  • Demerick Lewis


EVS Operator

  • Brown Cutbirth


Camera Shader

  • Jeff Foltz

Camera Operators

  • Miranda Barnes
  • Tim Greene
  • Robert Garcia
  • Van Williams
  • Michael Urbanowski


Jib Arm Operator

  • Michael Hughes


Behind the Scenes Camera

  • Matthew Hickey


  • Anthony Zepeda


Audio Engineer

  • Chris Delcambre


Audio Assistant

  • Richard Martinez


Teleprompter Operator

  • Michele Robinson

House Audio

  • Star Sound
  • Edwin Brown

Event Management

  • HillDay Public Relations, Inc.
  • Argentina M. James


Front of House Manager

  • Alicia Hill



  • SODEXO Dining Services
  • Texas Southern University


Set Furniture

  • Noel Furniture

Hair and Makeup

  • MAC Cosmetics
  • Manuel Orduna
  • Holly Perdue



  • Sherronda Scogins


Graphic Design

  • Lavandula Design
  • Lora Poe
  • Madelyn Taylor



  • Vicki Pink Photography


  • Clyde Printing Co.
  • Lavandula Design


  • Sylvia Alvarez
  • The Ensemble Threatre
  • Willda Jackson
  • Brances Lazard
  • Grant Martin
  • Jackie Pope
  • Darian Ward

Special Thanks

  • Jo Banks
  • Anthony Chase
  • The Honorable Anthony W. Hall, Jr.
  • Argentina James
  • Edna Kane-Williams
  • Dr. Austin A. Lane
  • Ann B. Stern
  • Pat Strong
  • Ashley Turner
  • Pat Turner

Date and Time

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Texas Southern University
3100 Cleburne Street
Houston, TX 77004
United States