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Alpha Media Stays Live and Local During Hurricane Matthew

Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 10/8/2016

Alpha Media West Palm Beach stayed live throughout the course of Hurricane Matthew to provide important updates and information to its area listeners. In addition to constant weather updates, the stations aired conversations with community leaders and shared critical information, such as locations where listeners could obtain shelter or supplies. Alpha Media West Palm Beach Market Manager Elizabeth Hamma said the station is a conduit of critical information for our listeners.

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