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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

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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Saturday 5:00 pm

(*preempted - see other times)

 

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Friday 3:00 am

Saturday 6:00 am

UNC-NC CHANNEL

Saturday 7:00 am

Sunday 12:00 noon

Monday 10:00 pm

Tuesday 3:00 am

Tuesday 11:00 am

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Celebrating our 28th Season!

FEBRUARY 4, 2023

"SUNRISE TROUT"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for speckle trout early in the morning. In Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rigged up and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a grouper recipe.

FEBRUARY 11, 2023

"DRIFTING FOR CATFISH"

This week on the Journal we’ll drift the Cashie River in coastal North Carolina for Blue catfish. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the equipment they use and how they ended up dealing with a persistent wind. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a shrimp recipe her way.

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Sunday  6:30 am

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Saturday  11:30 am

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

FEBRUARY 18, 2023

"MID-SUMMER BREAK"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing a Piedmont lake for bass utilizing the popular float tube. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that proved successful that day. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a Turkey recipe.

FEBRUARY 25, 2023

PREEMPTED 

PBS NC Fundraiser

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FEBRUARY 4, 2023

"RATTLETRAP DRUM"

Join us this week as we fish for large red drum using Rattle Trap lures. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to fish the rattletrap and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for an oyster recipe.

FEBRUARY 11, 2023

"LATE WINTER PERCH"

This week on the Journal we’ll target the popular and sporty Yellow Perch using light tackle. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful. And Donna Reynolds serves up Wild Turkey pot pie recipe in the kitchen.

FEBRUARY 18, 2023

"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.

FEBRUARY 25, 2023

"CYPRESS SHAD"

This week on the Journal finds us fishing for Hickory shad among the cypress and tupelo trees of the Neuse River Basin. In Gear Time our anglers discuss what they used to catch fish and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a stuffed Hushpuppy recipe.

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