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Thursday
Mar072013

In Their Shoes | On the Job in a Kona Ice Truck

Produced by Jim Albritton | What's it like to work in a Kona Ice truck? Here's a quick look at a cool job. 

Wednesday
Mar062013

Student Coaches Are Essential to Success of Dore Program at Copiah Academy

Produced by Jim Albritton | At Copiah Academy in Gallman, Mississippi students are improving their focus and concentration, reading and writing, balance and coordination and social skills by exercising their cerebellum—the brain's skill development center—just 10 minutes twice a day. And athletes are benefitting, too, making significant gains in agility and overall performance from the innovative, drug free Dore program in Mississippi. | 601.326.5550

Saturday
Mar022013

Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2013 | A Day in the Life

Produced by Jim Albritton | The 2013 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon raised $400,754 for Batson Children's Hospital. Over three days, Jackson stations Y101.7, US 96.3, Mix 98.7 and Jack FM and Vicksburg stations KHits and River 101 broadcast 39 hours of live interviews of current and former patients, parents and staff from the hospital's lobby. Meridian stations 97 OKK, Kiss 104.1, Q101 and 105.7 The Beat also broadcast from Meridian. The money raised will be used to buy equipment and fund research and programs to help ensure Mississippi's only children's hospital is able to continue to provide the most advanced level of medical care for the state's children. 

Saturday
Mar022013

Photos | 2013 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon

Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see photos of 2013 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon benefitting Batson Children's Hospital. Click here to see all our photo albums. 


Saturday
Feb232013

The Official Unofficial Guide | 2013 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade & Festival 

ALABAMA SHAKES HEADLINE STREET DANCE CONCERT

Produced by Jim Albritton | Details about the grand marshal, theme and the Alabama Shakes and three other groups performing at the post parade Street Dance. The 31st Annual Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival is Saturday, March 16, 2013 in downtown Jackson, Mississippi. 

Friday
Feb222013

Mardi Gras 2013 | Three Jam-packed Minutes in New Orleans

Produced by Jim Albritton | From Endymion to Bacchus and everywhere in between, Mardi Gras parades on the last weekend before Fat Tuesday in New Orleans don't disappoint. Give us three minutes and we'll give you Carnival like never before.

Friday
Feb222013

Annual Visit to Mississippi's Children's Hospital Keeps Secretary of State Grounded 

Produced by Jim Albritton | For Delbert Hosemann, it's not roses and candy that make Valentine's Day special, it's the patients at Batson Children's Hospital.  For six years, Mississippi's Secretary of State has visited sick and injured kids at the state's only children's hospital.

Friday
Feb222013

Batson 24/7 | Born to Be Wild & Speed Racer

Produced by Jim Albritton | At Batson Children's Hospital the one constant is time. Morning rounds at 7 a.m. A heliport that never closes. Pediatric ambulances ready at a moment's notice. Newborns in a minute-by-minute struggle for life. A surgery waiting room where time seemingly stands still. And a staff that constantly tries to separate hours-on from hours-off. These are their stories: Batson 24/7. 

Tuesday
Feb122013

Otherworldly Nighttime Mardi Gras Parades | New Orleans

Long exposures, dark nights and colorful, brightly lit floats provide an otherworldly look at Mardi Gras 2013 in New Orleans. Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see 95 photos of daytime parades. Click here to see all our photo albums.

Tuesday
Feb122013

Mardi Gras 2013 | New Orleans | Daytime Parades

On the last weekend before Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans don't disappoint. Go to our Facebook Photo Gallery to see 95 photos of daytime parades. Click here to see all our photo albums.

Tuesday
Feb122013

Over the Rainbow | Batson 24 / 7 

Produced by Jim Albritton | At Batson Children's Hospital the one constant is time. Morning rounds at 7 a.m. A heliport that never closes. Pediatric ambulances ready at a moment's notice. Newborns in a minute-by-minute struggle for life. A surgery waiting room where time seemingly stands still. And a staff that constantly tries to separate hours-on from hours-off. These are their stories: Batson 24/7.

Tuesday
Feb122013

Call Me Maybe | Batson 24 / 7 

Produced by Jim Albritton | At Batson Children's Hospital the one constant is time. Morning rounds at 7 a.m. A heliport that never closes. Pediatric ambulances ready at a moment's notice. Newborns in a minute-by-minute struggle for life. A surgery waiting room where time seemingly stands still. And a staff that constantly tries to separate hours-on from hours-off. These are their stories: Batson 24/7.

Saturday
Feb022013

Beautiful Creatures | A Car Star is Born

A Classic Mercedes-Benz Adenauer 300D is the Best Special Effect of All 

Produced by Jim Albritton | In the movie Beautiful Creatures, a Mississippi man's classic Mercedes-Benz Adenauer 300D limousine may just steal the show. The 1960 hardtop sedan is no stranger to classic auto events, but this is its first starring role in a film.  

Wednesday
Jan162013

Two Children's Hospitals Collaborate to Treat a Mississippi Boy's Rare Blood Vessel Disorder

Produced by Jim Albritton | It's called Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome. It's odd and it's very rare. And two hospitals--Batson Children's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital--work together to treat it. Meet the Mississippi boy who has it and the physician who helped connect the pieces. 

Saturday
Jan122013

Columbus Air Force Base Leaves a Batson Children's Hospital Patient on Cloud Nine

Produced by Jim Albritton | Kambree Burton, a patient at Batson Children's Hospital, was "Pilot for a Day" at Columbus Air Force Base. The Mize, Mississippi girl toured the base, learned how pilots train and was honored at every stop by airmen and staff at the Columbus, Mississippi base. She is the second Batson patient to participate in the day-long program.