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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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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

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  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!

OCTOBER 1, 2022

"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.

OCTOBER 8 2022

"DEEP WATER BASS'

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be fishing deep water on a piedmont lake for largemouth bass. On Gear Time our anglers discuss several methods using live bait that proves to be productive. In the kitchen Donna Reynolds prepares a grilled quail recipe.

OCTOBER 15, 2022

"SKINNY WATER REDFISH"

This week we’ll fish the shallow waters near Wrightsville Beach, NC for Redfish (Red Drum). On Gear Time our anglers discuss the equipment needed to catch fish and Donna Reynolds prepares a flounder recipe in the kitchen.

OCTOBER 22, 2022

"WINTER STRIPERS ON TOP"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll be targeting striped bass in January using top water lures. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures they used on this most unusual day and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a fish recipe.

OCTOBER 29, 2022

"BLUEFISH ON TOP"

This week on the Journal we’ll be targeting large bluefish using several top water lures in two different locations along the coast. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lures and the need to use strong tackle to battle these large fish with teeth. Donna Reynolds prepares a flounder recipe in the kitchen.

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OCTOBER 1, 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.

OCTOBER 8 2022

"MR 17 SPECS"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish for speckle trout using a super productive lure. On Gear Time our anglers discuss the lure in more detail and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she prepares a tasty scallop recipe.

OCTOBER 15, 2022

"PISGAH FOREST TROUT"

On this edition of the Journal we’ll fish for a variety of mountain trout in the Pisgah National Forrest. During Gear Time our anglers will discuss the trout patterns that caught fish. And we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen as she shares a few camping tips.

OCTOBER 22, 2022

"CAPE FEAR STRIPERS"

This week on the Journal we’ll fish for the sporty Striped Bass on the Cape Fear River. On Gear Time our anglers share the equipment needed to be successful and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a shrimp recipe.

OCTOBER 29, 2022

"TOP WATER RED DRUM"

On this edition of the Journal we fish top water lures for the sporty Red drum on a very windy day. In Gear Time our anglers discuss the top water lures they used and we’ll join Donna Reynolds in the kitchen for a grouper recipe.

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