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: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

TEXAS HEALTHCARE - Three  in  five  Texans  say  they  or  a  family member  have postponed or skipped healthcare  due to  its  costs. That’s according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Episcopal Health Foundation.   Elena Marks with the Episcopal Health Foundation  explains why more Texans forgo healthcare  to  Texas Public Radio KUT in Austin.

Courtesy: S'port-Bossier CVB

CITY APPROVES SCI-PORT CEA:   Sci-Port  Discovery  Center is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment  center on Shreveport’s Riverfront, it’s  been a popular family attraction for years.  However  Sci-Port  has  had problems  staying solvent  for  various  reasons stemming  from  alleged  mismanagement  and  lack  of  funding.                      

Courtesy: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

NUNGESSER VISITS N. LA - Louisiana’s Lieutenant Governor Billy Nunguesser was in Shreveport yesterday…kicking off a weeklong visit to North Louisiana.  I caught up with him before having lunch with the North Shreveport Business Association at the NW La. Technical College and I asked him about the purpose of his visit.