Topic: Disaster Relief and Recovery
Posted on 8/1/2018
Heartís NBC affiliate KCRA-TV and MyNetworkTV affiliates Sacramento raised $700,000 for American Red Cross wildfire relief efforts in a day-long telethon held July 31. The deadly Carr Fire destroyed more than 1,000 Northern California homes and businesses. It is the ninth most destructive in California history.
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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.