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Special Feature: Local Broadcasters Serve as a Trusted Source of Vaccine Information

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 as broadcasters work to educate viewers, answer their questions and target misinformation.

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Vaccine Feature


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Broadcasters Shine a Light on Asian American Pacific Islander Racism and Discrimination, Help Educate Viewers and Listeners

Broadcasters Shine a Light on Asian American Pacific Islander Racism and Discrimination, Help Educate Viewers and Listeners

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, there has been a disturbing and dramatic increase in anti-Asian American rhetoric and acts of violence across the country. For many in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, the recent uptick in overt aggression was just the latest in a long history of racism and discrimination in America. Following the March 16 killings of eight people, including six Asian women, in Atlanta, Ga., local television and radio broadcasters shined a light on the collective mourning for the victims and educated viewers and listeners on the issues facing the AAPI community.

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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.

Femi Redwood

Judy Hsu

Femi Redwood, correspondent, CBS News and 1010WINS Radio in New York, joins Voices from the Field to talk about her journey into broadcasting, what it means to be a lesbian journalist and her advocacy on behalf of the LGBTQ community and how journalists and news organizations can better cover LGBTQ issues.

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Judy Hsu
Diedra Rodriguez
Covering the Biden White House
Freda Ross
Mariela Romero
Tracy Oliver


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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