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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.

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UNC-TV PRODUCTION CREW

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COOKING SEGMENT PRODUCTION CREW

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EDITING / POST-PRODUCTION

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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

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AIRTIMES

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UNC-TV

Saturday  5:00 pm

(*preempted - see other times)

 

UNC-EXPLORER CHANNEL

Friday 3:00 am

Saturday 6:00 am

UNC-NC CHANNEL

Saturday   7:00 am

Sunday   12:00 noon

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Celebrating our 28th Season!

JANUARY 1, 2022

"HYBRID STRIPER MORNING"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be targeting hybrid striped bass on Lake Norman, NC. In Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rig up to slow troll live bait and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she serves up a tasty hot crab dip recipe.

JANUARY 8, 2022

"CADDIS HATCH TROUT"

This week on the Journal we’ll drift a mountain river for Rainbow trout. On Gear Time the guys will share why it is important to have a variety of flies available for the different insect hatches that occur on a stream. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a smoked bacon wrapped trout recipe.

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Sunday  6:30 am

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Saturday  4:30 pm

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

JANUARY 15, 2022

"STRUCTURED REDFISH"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish close to piers and docks for the sporty puppy drum (red drum) .On Gear Time our anglers stress the need for good stout tackle. And Donna Reynolds prepares a seafood taco  in the kitchen.

JANUARY 22, 2022

"TROLLING FOR CATFISH" 

This week on the Journal we’ll try something different by trolling for catfish. This method of fishing can be very productive. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to do it and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a catfish recipe.

JANUARY 29, 2022

"GUIDES DAY OFF"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish with a professional guide and his wife as they target flounder on the edge of the Pamlico Sound. On Gear Time we’ll learn what they used to catch flounder and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a Southern Fried Fish Salad.

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JANUARY 1, 2022

"EARLY SEASON STRIPERS"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish just off the Albemarle Sound in North Carolina for early spring striped bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the most productive lures to use this time of year. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a gamebird recipe.

JANUARY 8, 2022

"SPRING WHITE BASS"

This week on the Journal we’ll travel to the North Carolina mountains to fish for the sporty white bass. Using light fly rods proves to be the perfect match. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and how to deal with changing water conditions. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a pasta salad and scallop recipe.

JANUARY 15, 2022

"FISH BITES"

This week on the Journal we’ll take a look at two fishing trips that didn’t quite make the cut. Great trips but not enough fish to make a complete Journal edition. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a lime tile fish and pasta salad combination.

JANUARY 22, 2022

"SPRING TOP WATER BASS"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish a very special place for largemouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss what top water lures worked today. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a Tuna salad recipe.

JANUARY 29, 2022

"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.

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