Red River Radio Local Newscast 8:04 AM 06.27 .22 with Chuck Smith
Published June 27, 2022 at 7:59 AM CDT
— A large group of Louisiana GOP members gathered in Lafayette over the weekend for the state’s Republican Party conference. — Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has tested positive for COVID-19 after attending a conference in California. — Authorities say five people were shot and injured during an outdoor event in East Texas that featured a trail ride over the weekend. — A federal appeals court has upheld an Arkansas law requiring state contractors to pledge not to boycott Israel.
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.