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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: LABI

LABI CONFERENCE-  The Louisiana Association of Business and Industry held it’s annual meeting in Baton Rouge yesterday… an event billed as having top leaders in business, government, education, and in the community gather for innovative and thought-provoking conversations.  One topic was Government spending accountability and more specifically to have Louisiana’s budget transparency model something already in place in Ohio called the ”Ohio Checkbook"

Courtesy: CADA

OPIOID CRISIS MEETING - The Community Foundation of North Louisiana and Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse held  a public forum yesterday evening on the Opioid Crisis in NW Louisiana.  Four experts weighed in on the various dynamics of addiction before a large audience at the Robinson Film Center. Topics  included the history of addiction,  family and social dynamics influencing