Produced by Jim Albritton | The Budweiser Clydesdales visit Batson Children's Hospital just two days before they parade through the streets of Jackson, Mississippi's Fondren neighborhood in the Zippity Doo Dah Parade. The third annual parade and related activities benefit Friends of Children's Hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Ole Miss Football Coach Hugh Freeze visits patients and staff at Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
Produced by Jim Albritton | A look at the 31st Annual Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival, including the early morning 5K run, the pet and children's parades and the main event itself, which brought more than 75,000 people to downtown Jackson, Mississipppi. The 5K run, float entry fees and the "City Sweep" that precedes the parade benefit Batson Children's Hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | The discovery of a functional cure for an HIV infected infant thrust pediatric HIV specialist Dr. Hannah Gay into an international spotlight she never sought. After a week of news conferences, TV studios and countless interviews, she's thrilled to be back, treating patients at Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Produced by Jim Albritton | Patients and staff at Batson Children's Hospital became part of the Songs for Kids concert tour, performing along with musicians on a mission to visit 200 children's hospitals in 180 US cities in 2013. Their 25,000 mile nationwide journey, sponsored by the Songs for Kids Foundation, brought them to Mississippi's only children's hospital.
Produced by Jim Albritton | What's it like to work in a Kona Ice truck? Here's a quick look at a cool job.
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
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.
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.