Up from the Wreckage

Friday, October 21, 2005


When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast, radio stations throughout the region were devastated along with everything else. But an unprecedented collaboration emerged from the wreckage. Within hours of the storm, rival radio conglomerates Clear Channel and Entercom had formed United Radio Broadcasters of New Orleans, 75 miles away in Baton Rouge. It's been going 24/7 ever since. KERA's Bill Zeeble reports.

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