Chuck Smith

News Producer

Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years'  experience to Red River Radio  having started out as a radio news reporter and moving into television journalism as a newsmagazine producer / host,  talk-show moderator, programming director and managing producer and news director / anchor  for commercial, public broadcasting and educational television.  He has more recently worked in advertising, marketing and public relations as a writer, video producer and media consultant.   In pursuit of higher learning,  Chuck studied Mass Communications at Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia and motion picture / television production at the University of California at Los Angeles.   He has also taught writing for television at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina and video / film production at Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport.

Courtesy: WalMart

STORE ROBOTS AT WALMART? Select  Arkansas Walmart  stores are expected to receive  robots Tuesday  to aid associates in their work.

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WHERE TO CUT?— Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says lawmakers who don't want to replace more than $1 billion in expiring  taxes  should explain how they plan to cut that amount  from  state  spending.  The Democratic governor made his comments Thursday to Together Louisiana, an annual assembly of faith-based and community leaders.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

NEW BUS TERMINAL:  Hundreds of people crowded into the brand  new  City Bus Terminal for its ribbon cutting in Shreveport yesterday.   Among the special guests were Louisiana’s  Governor  John Bel Edwards.   The facility dubbed the Sportran Intermodal Terminal is the first of its kind in the state featuring no-emission electric buses with special battery technology. It  also has another unique distinction as Edwards pointed out.