Posts Tagged ‘Mississippi Public Broadcasting’

WILLOUGHBY: Ronnie Agnew uses journalism background to lead MPB

by Published: March 21,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, Mississippi Public Broadcasting

O ne of the key attributes of great leaders is the ability to speak the truth. Pioneering broadcast journalist Edward R. Murrow once said, “To be persuasive we must be believable; to be believable we must be credible; to be credible we must be truthful.” Murrow, known for his integrity and willingness to tackle controversial […] [...]

Locally filmed ‘Ask This Old House’ to air this weekend

BILOXI — A segment of “Ask This Old House” that was filmed in Biloxi premiers this weekend. The show demonstrates how to install a high tunnel to extend the growing season of backyard gardens. Two Mississippi State University horticulture scientists served as consultants for the traveling home improvement show. They helped the crew with region-specific […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Ryanne Saucier

Name: Ryanne Saucier Age: 33 Position: Deputy Executive Director, Contracts and Support Services Company: Mississippi Public Broadcasting Ryanne Saucier’s first days in the Hospitality State were pretty hospitable. After moving to Mississippi from Alabama eight years ago without knowing anyone, Saucier says she quickly got plenty of recommendations for the best plumber, roofer and painter from […] [...]

Keeping Our Eye On Kerri Courtney Sanders

Name: Kerri Courtney Sanders Age: 25 Occupation: TV Host, Mississippi Public Broadcasting From operating a Mississippi Power bucket truck to driving a forklift at Taylor Machine Works, actress Kerri Courtney Sanders knows a thing or two about Mississippi’s many job opportunities. The Richland native says she was hired as the host of Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s workforce […] [...]

A staple since 1977, ‘Farmweek’ has changed with the times and survived on Mississippi television

According to the final Nielson television ratings, the “Six Million Dollar Man,” “Charlie’s Angels” and “MASH” were the top three network television shows in 1977. In October that year, a 30-minute newsmagazine program devoted to Mississippi agriculture quietly debuted statewide on Mississippi public broadcasting stations. And not unlike the Energizer Bunny, “Farmweek” keeps going and […] [...]

Crews Begin Shooting “Job Hunter”

JACKSON- “Job Hunter”, MPB’s upcoming documentary series highlighting Mississippi’s many manufacturing industries has begun shooting at various sites around the Magnolia State. MBJ-TV tagged along with one film crew stationed at Eaton Aerospace in Jackson for a behind-the-scenes look. [...]

Keeping Our Eye On: Laura Mann

Age: 25 Hometown: Clinton Education: Bachelor of arts in mass communication and journalism, University of Southern Mississippi Current Position: Producer and director for Mississippi Public Broadcasting Laura Mann’s parents always told her she could be anything she wanted. “When I told them I wanted to be a professional soccer player, they were on board,” says […] [...]

Klein nominated for Daytime Emmy

Rick Klein has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for his work on the PBS children’s program “Between the Lions.” Klein, along with two other Mississippi Public Broadcasting coordinating producers, received notice that he was in the running for an Emmy in the category of Best Pre-school Children’s program. “Between the Lions” is a […] [...]

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