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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

UNC-NC

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

AUGUST 1, 2020

"AUTUMN RAINBOW TROUT"

On this edition of the Journal we visit the North Carolina mountains in the fall to fly fish for native Rainbow trout. In Gear Time our angler’s discuss the fly patterns that were productive and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Caribbean fish recipe.

AUGUST 8, 2020

"DRUM BEAT"

This week on the Journal we’ll venture out to the Pamlico Sound to catch giant Red drum and learn about research on the species. In Gear Time our anglers discuss a special Red drum bottom rig. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she shares a few of her fish cooking techniques.

AUGUST 15, 2020

"PIER LESSON"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish off an ocean pier and pick up a few tips on what to expect. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the gear you will need to bring to help make your trip successful. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a venison recipe.

AUGUST 22, 2020

"BLUEGILL ON THE FLY"

This week on the Journal we’ll fly fish for large Bluegill bream using popping bugs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and bugs they used and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a oyster dressing recipe.

AUGUST 29, 2020

"COASTAL KAYAKING"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing a coastal river using kayaks. These versatile craft can put you on the fish. In Gear Time our anglers discuss fishing out of a kayak and the tackle they used to catch trout. Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty crab cakes recipe in the kitchen.

AUGUST 1, 2020

"PUMPKINSEED UP CLOSE"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fly fish for Pumpkinseed in the shallows of Phelps Lake. In Gear Time we’ll learn about the popping bugs that proved successful and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a cornbread recipe

AUGUST 8, 2020

"GUIDES DAY OFF"

This week's 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.

AUGUST 15, 2020

"PIER EXPERIENCE"

This week on the Journal we’ll venture to North Carolina’s newest ocean pier to catch sea mullet and spot. While there we learn Jennette’s pier is more than just a fishing pier. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle they use while fishing from a pier. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty grouper recipe.

AUGUST 22, 2020

"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.

AUGUST 29, 2020

"INSHORE GRAND SLAM"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for the Inshore Grand Slam – red drum, speckle trout, and flounder. In Gear Time we’ll find out which lures worked best for all three species. And join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a delicious crab recipe

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