Local News From Red River Radio

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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: LSUS

LSUS-Threat:  Last Friday, LSUS issued a campus-wide emergency notification after discovering threats  made on Social Media  directed at LSUS and  Faculty.   These threats were considered credible and local law enforcement began investigating along with the FBI.

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

NAACP FORUM-   Some schools in Caddo Parish have received low performance ratings and it appears that schools graded “D” or “F” by the Department of Education are in neighborhoods  serving predominantly children of color.  The Shreveport NAACP is holding a public forum this evening at Booker T. Washington  High School.  On the line is Lloyd Thompson,  president of the NAACP’s Shreveport Branch  who explains why this event is taking place. "I decided some year's ago when  I started looking at  'F' and 'D' schools in Caddo parish,