In 1996, Marcus Sakey landed his first job out of college in Atlanta at Turner Broadcasting behind the scenes in animation. At the time, he never imagined himself in front of the camera.
Fifteen years later, Sakey’s hosting his own TV show on the Travel Channel called “Hidden City,” where he travels to one particular city each episode to dig into iconic historical crimes. On Tuesday, he ventures back to Atlanta, a city where he resided from 1996 to 2003 and met his wife G.g.
“The idea is to explore cities through their stories,” Sakey said in a recent phone interview. “I go into each city from the viewpoint of a novelist. The idea is to understand the people as characters, to know what they were going through from my perspective.”
A fictional crime author, Sakey said “Hidden City” takes a slice of foodie traveler Anthony Bourdain’s whimsy, a taste