— Major freight railroads say a strike would cost the economy $2 billion a day if unions don't approve a contract agreement by next Friday's deadline. Agriculture groups want Congress to intervene if a strike occurs. — A new high-tech company based in California that works on films and TV shows is coming to Shreveport that will offer virtual reality training for healthcare providers, caregivers, and patients.
Chuck Smith brings more than 30 years' broadcast and media experience to Red River Radio. He began his career as a radio news reporter and transitioned to television journalism and newsmagazine production. 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.