Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 11/1/2019
Three Eagles Communications’ KBVC-FM Buena Vista, Colo., provided wall-to-wall coverage of the Decker wildfire in Salida, Colo., that began in September and burned for more than five weeks. The Decker fire spread over 8,118 acres. KBVC provided lifeline coverage, even as the fire forced three of the station’s four transmitters to alternate broadcast sites. “We at Heart of the Rockies Radio believe to be there at the time of need to relay important information in a timely and non-sensational manner is the cornerstone of being a true, live local radio station,” said a station promo. Listen to the full clip.
Read more stories on Disaster Relief and Recovery »
More than 2.47 million American jobs depend on broadcasting, and the local broadcast radio and television industry - and the businesses that depend on it - generate $1.17 trillion annually for the nation's economy.