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KSAT San Antonio Covers Storm, Raises $10K

Topic: Community-Focused Initiatives
Posted on 7/17/2015

Graham Media Groupís ABC affiliate KSAT-TV San Antonio provided wall-to-wall coverage of tornado and flood warnings on May 23. Staff worked all night and into the morning to track storms and provide tornado and thunderstorm alerts. It was all hands on deck as the station provided extended weather coverage on air, online, on mobile and on social media. As the devastation in Hays and Blanco counties became clear the next morning, KSAT aired information about road closures, power outages and community needs. KSAT raised $10,000 for flood relief for families in one afternoon. Click here for a sample of KSATís coverage.

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