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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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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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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

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Celebrating our 28th Season!

DECEMBER 3, 2022

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DECEMBER 10, 2022

"TRANSITION CRAPPIE"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish the fall season for Crappie in North Carolina. If you can find the fish the action should be really good. On Gear Time our anglers discuss how to do it and we join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a trout cakes recipe.

DECEMBER 17, 2022

"GRASSY BOTTOM TROUT"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for speckle trout in grassy conditions. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures and how to rig them for those conditions. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a spicy shrimp recipe.

DECEMBER 24, 2022

"FLY FISHING SHAD"

This week on the Journal we’ll travel to the Roanoke River to fly fish for Hickory Shad. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the flies and tackle needed to catch shad. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds serves up a tasty fried oyster recipe.

DECEMBER 31, 2022

"SPANISH GOLD"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for Spanish Mackerel just off the North Carolina coast casting small jigs. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the jigs and how to fish them. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a grouper recipe.

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DECEMBER 3, 2022

"SUMMER CHARTER"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish offshore on a charter boat. In Gear Time we’ll learn about the tackle and how to book a trip. Donna Reynolds is in the kitchen preparing a tasty shrimp & fish recipe.

DECEMBER 10, 2022

"CRAPPIE LESSON"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish Lake Norman outside Charlotte for Crappie. On Gear Time we’ll discuss the equipment you will need and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a baked pheasant recipe.

DECEMBER 17, 2022

"DIVERS ROCK BONITO"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish just off the beach in an area that draws the sporty bonito every spring. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the artificial lures they used to catch fish and join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a grouper pot roast recipe.

DECEMBER 24, 2022

"FISHING THE BEACH"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish the central outer banks surf. On Gear Time we’ll discuss the tackle and bait you will need to catch fish. And join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a tasty lemon drop fish recipe.

DECEMBER 31, 2022

"EARLY BASS"

On this edition of the Journal we are fishing Randleman Reservoir early in the season for Largemouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures that caught fish and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a sweet and sour oyster recipe.

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