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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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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

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Celebrating our 28th Season!

JUNE 4, 2022

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JUNE 11, 2022

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JUNE 18, 2022

"SPRING COBIA"

This week on the Journal we’ll travel to the coast to target cobia on their spring migration. Using fresh bait proves to be productive. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how they rigged up and why it is so important to use the right tackle. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a tasty scallops gratin recipe.

JUNE 25, 2022

"MILL PONDS AND FARM PONDS" 

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fly fish a mill pond and farm pond and discuss how they differ. On Gear Time we’ll take a look at the tackle and flies that caught fish. And join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a venison recipe.

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JUNE 4, 2022

"RESEARCH DOLPHIN"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish offshore for the sporty dolphin fish. At the same time we’ll be tagging fish as a part of an ongoing tagging program. On Gear Time our anglers talk in more detail about what the researchers hope to learn from the returned tag information. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty fish recipe.

JUNE 11, 2022

"MUSKIE SEARCH"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be in the mountains searching for the elusive Muskellunge (Muskie) . On Gear Time our anglers discuss the tackle and lures required. And we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a corn bread muffin recipe.

JUNE 18, 2022

"SPRING POND"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish a farm pond in the spring for largemouth bass. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful. And Donna Reynolds serves up a fish Reuben recipe in the kitchen.

JUNE 25, 2022

"LIGHT FOR SHAD"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish the famous Roanoke River for the popular shad. In Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful. And Donna Reynolds serves up a grouper recipe in the kitchen.

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