Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 05.26.22 with Chuck Smith
Published May 26, 2022 at 8:11 AM CDT
— Louisiana's Legislature is poised to pass a bill that would allow adults 21 and older to carry a concealed gun without requiring a permit or training. The bill heads to the state Senate floor just days after a deadly mass shooting at a school in Texas. — Democrat Mike Collier will now face incumbent Republican Dan Patrick in the race for Texas Lieutenant Governor.
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.