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Georgia Radio Informs Listeners During Hermine

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 9/26/2016

The Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB) shared information with Inside Radio on how Black Crow Media and Vidalia Communications served southern Georgia with “expert coverage” as Hurricane Hermine approached on September 1. Black Crow’s WVGA-FM Lakeland simulcast coverage on WWRQ-FM and WVLD-FM Valdosta and WKAA-FM Willacoochee. For 10 straight hours, they tracked the storm, took calls from listeners and city officials and shared information about shelters, safety tips and power outages. Vidalia Communications’ WTCQ-FM and WYUM-FM Vidalia combined resources to provide constant updates and information to listeners.

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