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KUHF Conversations: Farouk Shami

Houston-area businessman Farouk Shami made his name, and fortune, with the CHI haircare product line. Now, he’s hoping his business experience will be enough to vault him into the governor’s office. Shami is one of two, along with former Houston Mayor Bill White, vying for the Democratic nomination for governor. He sat down with KUHF’s David Pitman to explain exactly how he’d work to bring more jobs to the state, and his disatisfaction with the Democratic party.



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David Pitman

David Pitman

Host & Announcer

David was HPM's local Morning Edition host from 2009 to 2020 — when he was moved to the position of Technical Director of Houston Matters with Craig Cohen, and Town Square with Ernie Manouse. David has extensive public and commercial broadcast journalism and production experience dating back to 1993 –...

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