Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 03.24.22 with Chuck Smith
Published March 24, 2022 at 9:21 AM CDT
- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and called the damage “devastating" as he surveyed the New Orleans neighborhood that was struck by a tornado Tuesday evening. - Catalytic converter theft is on the rise in Shreveport and this week the City Council adopted a number of new laws to address this growing problem. - Gas prices in Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana are close to four dollars or more a gallon and thieves are getting more sophisticated at stealing gas.
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.