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Local Broadcasters Provide Listeners and Viewers with Reliable Facts and Resources for COVID-19 Vaccine

Local Broadcasters Provide Listeners and Viewers with Reliable Facts and Resources for COVID-19 Vaccine

Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, local television and radio broadcasters have played a critical role in keeping their communities informed about the virus, hospitalization and infection rates and best practices, such as social distancing. With the vaccine rollout across the nation, this role is more important than ever to educate viewers, answer their questions and target misinformation.

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Voices from the Field

America's local radio and television stations and broadcast networks are on the front lines covering monumental stories that impact our local communities and nation. Broadcasters are a pillar of American democracy, a free and open press whose resolve to bring truth to light cannot be broken. Hear from these voices from the field on why they are passionate about being broadcasters and what drives them to always be there for their communities.

Shomari Stone, News4 Washington

Shomari Stone

Shomari Stone is a general assignment reporter for News4, specializing in breaking news coverage for News4 at 11. Stone shares the moment he knew he wanted to be a broadcaster, his insights into how he views his role as a journalist and his experiences covering the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building.

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Broadcasting By the Numbers


10,941

Full-Power Radio Stations

1,346

Full-Power TV Stations

2.47

Million Jobs Generated

$1.17

Trillion in Economic Activity