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: Chuck Smith / Red River Radio News

LA MEDICAL POT:   It’s been three years since the Louisiana Legislature approved medical marijuana as a treatment option for certain health conditions. University agriculture centers are growing the plants to  be processed into oils, edibles or pills and will be available to patients this year. A previous rule by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners limited doctors to recommending medical marijuana to just 100 patients each.  However less than 50 La.

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KAVANAUGH/FORD  HEARING -  Today  at  9am- Red River Radio will broadcast  live  today’s  Senate Judiciary Committee  hearing in Washington DC.  Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and university professor  Christine  Blasey  Ford,  who accused  Kavanaugh  of  a  past  sexual  assault, will appear   before  the  Committee  to answer questions. U.S. Sen. John Kennedy  of Louisiana is among the senators sitting on the Judiciary Committee. Yesterday he explained to Fox News what his plans are for today’s hearing.