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ABOUT US

Carolina Outdoor Journal is produced by Joe Albea Productions, a division of Southeast Media Services, Inc. Hosted by Joe Albea and John Moore – both are lifelong residents of North Carolina and have years of involvement in outdoor writing, photography, radio and television broadcast production. They both enjoy all facets of the Carolina outdoor experience from fishing the outer banks surf to floating a mountain river for smallmouth bass.

Joe Albea is an award-winning outdoor photographer and the producer of Carolina Outdoor Journal. His still photography has graced many magazines and his video images have been used in television and video productions across the country. Albea has traveled extensively abroad and to every corner of North Carolina.


John Moore has 32 years of radio and television broadcast experience. He has co-hosted the Journal since the beginning of the series while operating a very successful marketing and advertising firm. Very active in his community, Moore has countless hours of volunteer service under his belt.

With more than 20 years experience in food styling and instruction, Donna Reynolds brings a wealth of knowledge to every recipe she prepares. As host and producer of Simple Cooking, a cooking segment of Carolina Outdoor Journal, Donna creates, styles and demonstrates each recipe featured on the show. From tasty coastal dishes featuring fish, shrimp and oysters to game recipes that capture the flavor of the outdoors, she prepares recipes that are simple and delicious.

UNC-TV PRODUCTION CREW

COOKING SEGMENT PRODUCTION CREW

EDITING / POST-PRODUCTION

Mark Crews has edited the Carolina Outdoor Journal for 21 seasons.  He is a North Carolina native and grew up fishing in small ponds in the sandhills near Pinehurst. Mark met his wife in Greenville while he was studying communications at East Carolina University. They now live in Clayton, where he runs Finished Works, Inc., his video production company, with their two children, Noah and Madison. Some of their best memories have been enjoying North Carolina's amazing natural resources.  Mark's creative talent and knowledge in the editing room has been essential to the success of the Journal.

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

AIRTIMES

UNC-TV

Saturday  5:00 pm

(*preempted - see other times)

 

UNC-EX

Saturday 6:00 am

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Saturday   7:00 am

Sunday   12:00 noon

Tuesday   9:00 am

Wednesday    2:00 pm

Sunday  6:30 am

Saturday  4:30 pm

*** Note: shows that air on myTV re-air on WITN on Sunday morning at 6:30 am

July 4, 2020

"OFFSHORE BITE"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish early summer on Jordan Lake for largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers discuss technique and the lures they used to catch fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares a Blueberry biscuit recipe in the kitchen.

July 11, 2020

"BLUEFISH ON A FLY"

This week on the Journal we fly fish near Cape Lookout for the sporty bluefish. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what you need to be successful and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a salmon burger

recipe.

July 18, 2020

"LAKE NORMAN SPOTS"

 Join us this week as we fish Lake Norman for the popular spotted bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that caught fish. And Donna Reynolds prepares sweet potato fries and fish in the kitchen.

July 25, 2020

"CAPTAIN'S CHALLENGE"

This week on the Journal two fishing guides spend the morning in pursuit of the sporty speckle trout. In Gear Time they discuss the tackle they used to catch fish. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a trout recipe.

July 4, 2020

"STORMY MORNING SPECS"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll target speckle trout under changing weather conditions. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the weather and the benefits of downsizing your lures as the water temperature drops. Donna Reynolds prepares a grilled fish sandwich in the kitchen. 

July 11, 2020

"LAKE JAMES SMALLMOUTH"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be live bait fishing on Lake James for the sporty smallmouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle they used and Donna Reynolds prepares an oyster stew recipe in the kitchen.

July 18, 2020

"ALBACORE ON THE FLY"

This week on the Journal we are off Cape Lookout, NC targeting the sporty False Albacore with fly rods. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the importance of using the right tackle and having a variety of flies. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty crab fritter recipe.

July 25, 2020

"TOUGH CONDITIONS"

On this edition of the Journal we travel to High Rock lake for some tough bass fishing. Low water and high wind make catching fish a real challenge. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what they did to meet the challenge. On Simple Cooking Donna Reynolds prepares a fish sandwich.

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