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State’s longest-running TV news program gets new time slots

October 10, 2013

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An iconic local television news program that is still airing after five decades is moving to a new time. Farmweek, the state’s oldest and only locally produced agricultural television news show, has moved to Saturdays at 6 p.m. and Mondays at 6 a.m. on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. The show also can be seen on the […]

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WAPT-TV wins Best Newscast for second consecutive year

June 10, 2013

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JACKSON, Mississippi — WAPT-TV was awarded a regional Emmy Award for Best Newscast by The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. It’s the second year in a row 16 WAPT News has won the Emmy for Best Newscast, and the fourth Emmy Award ever won by 16 WAPT News, capping off a big year […]

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WANTED: Young professionals for ongoing MBJ column

April 30, 2013

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The popular young professionals profile column “Keeping Our Eye On” has been a fixture of the MBJ for several years now and we’re just getting started. In 2013 alone, we’ve profiled 20 and 30-somethings in the fields of accounting, law, public housing, employment staffing, television, education and many others. The columns have been a success story on […]

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A different beat

August 12, 2011

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Asked if Studio 61 has met his expectations, Eric Fowler studied his coffee as he measured his answer. “I knew in my gut I could make it work,” said the laid back Fowler. He added with a wry smile, “I’ve spent everyday since the studio’s opening proving I was right.” Studio 61 has been a […]

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