Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 4/12/2016
Broadcast television stations that shared video of their reports on the Houston floods with TVNewsCheck included TEGNAís CBS affiliate KHOU-TV, Fox-owned KRIV, ABC-owned KTRK-TV, and Graham Media Groupís NBC affiliate KPRC-TV. KTRK Houston reporter Steve Campion helped a man to safety during the floods that submerged much of the Houston area on April 18. Campion was about to go live on-air when he noticed a car slowly sinking into nearby and a man crawling out of the door. He helped the man to safety seconds before the car became fully submerged. View video of the rescue.
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