CBS Radio News Offers Katrina Anniversary Programming
August 26, 2010 at 11:21 AM (PT)
CBS RADIO NEWS is offering affiliates special programming commemorating the fifth anniversary of Hurricane KATRINA.
A special edition of the CBS NEWS Weekend Roundup on FRIDAY (8/27) will run 50 minutes and will be usable all weekend, in its entirety or in 8-minute segments, on the web and online. National Correspondent DAN RAVIV will host the special, with CAMI MCCORMICK in LOUISIANA, PETER KING in MISSISSIPPI, AUGUST SKAMENCA in HOUSTON, PETER MAER with President OBAMA, and the news staff of CBS affiliate Talk WWL-A-F/NEW ORLEANS. In addition, the network will feed four 3-minute Special Reports for download after 5p (ET) FRIDAY, also anchored by RAVIV.
Hourly reports will be available through MONDAY, and the network is offering affiliates 2-ways with MCCORMICK, MAER, and RAVIV as well as archival material.