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Cathead Vodka to be featured Thursday on MPB's 'Fit to Eat'

Special to the MBJ JACKSON, Mississippi – Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s healthy cooking show, “Fit to Eat,” features Cathead Vodka in Madison in a special segment airing Thursday 1 at 7:30 p.m. on MPB TV. The segment, titled “Down on the Farm,” is a new addition to the series created to promote a better understanding of local foods and the individuals ...

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WILLOUGHBY: Ronnie Agnew uses journalism background to lead MPB

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 topics, understood that the foundation ...

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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 information and coordination of the ...

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

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 nationwide satellite and cable TV ...

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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 people she would meet. “I ...

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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 development program “Job Hunter” after ...

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"Job Hunter" features Clinton's Lockheed Martin facility tonight

Lockheed Martin’s mission support center in Clinton will be featured on Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s “Job Hunter” series tonight at 7:30 p.m., as part of a spotlight on careers in Mississippi’s information technology industry. The aerospace super company officially opened the 33,000-square-foot office in Clinton in 2011 to support the corporation’s many federal-based technology and mission services.  

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Bomgar stars on MPB's "Job Hunter"

Ridgeland IT firm Bomgar Corp. will be featured in a TV episode of “Mississippi Job Hunter” tomorrow on Mississippi Public Broadcasting. The company in a press release announced that the episode will air at 7:30 p.m. on MPB and will focus on the high tech industry in Mississippi. The episode can be viewed online here. “Job Hunter” introduces viewers to ...

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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 going and going. Now in ...

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MPB's 'Job Hunter' TV show on manufacturing to air Thursday

By Amy McCullough Mississippi Public Broadcasting’s new “Job Hunter” TV show on manufacturing jobs and workforce development in Mississippi airs tomorrow at 7 p.m.! See Dec. 26, 2010, MBJ story: “On the hunt.” (Crews got busy filming this fall, as covered by MBJ-TV.) Despite the economic downturn, there are job openings in Mississippi, and many are in the manufacturing sector ...

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