Topic: Safety Initiatives
Posted on 2/13/2017
Nexstar’s NBC affiliate KARK-TV and Mission Broadcasting’s Fox affiliate KLRT Little Rock launch “Victory over Violence” campaign in early February in response to the shooting of a local toddler.
The campaign’s goal is to cover crime in a responsible manner and to be a resource for issues including education, jobs, mentoring and hunger. “We decided we needed to be part of the solution,” said KARK News Director Austin Kellerman.
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