Air date: Saturday, October 13, 2012
Guest 1: Chris Tyll
Host: Steve Woods (Stevoe)
Studio Contributor Debi Davis
Associate Producer: Jesse Colfer
TideSmart Talk with Stevoe continued on October 13 with an in-depth conversation with former Navy SEAL, Maine business owner and current candidate for Maine’s District 11 Senate Seat Chris Tyll.
Chris Tyll is currently running for Maine’s District 11 Senate Seat, which encompasses Falmouth, Cumberland, Yarmouth, North Yarmouth, Gray, Chebeague Island and Long Island.
A former Navy SEAL, Tyll completed four tours in Iraq, leading more than 100 combat missions.
After retiring from the Navy, Tyll and wife Jenn moved to Maine to start a family. The Tylls opened Pat’s Pizza in Portland’s Historic Old Port. Since moving to Maine Tyll quickly established himself as both a community and business leader. His efforts were recently recognized by Maine Today Media when he was named as a member of the 2012 Class of 40 under 40 emerging leaders.
During this interview, Tyll talks about his campaign and share his thoughts on the Maine Clean Elections Act. Tyll also reflects on his service as a Navy SEAL and the evolution of media wartime coverage.