Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 03.31.22 with Chuck Smith
Published March 31, 2022 at 8:43 AM CDT
— Severe storms that included at least two confirmed tornadoes injured several people, damaged homes and businesses, and downed power lines in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. — Both chambers of the Louisiana Legislature have voted mainly along party lines to override Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards’ veto of a congressional redistricting bill. — Weather forecast calls for partly cloudy skies with daytime high temperatures in the upper 60's.
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.