Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Venice & Buras, Louisiana | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at activity surrounding the BP oil spill in Venice and Buras, Louisiana.

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Bay St. Louis, Mississippi | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at the BP oil spill clean up in Bay St. Louis and Waveland, Mississippi on June 30, 2010. The clean up was hampered by the high waves and wind from Hurricane Alex on the Texas-Mexico border.

Saturday
Jan152011

Newsocracy RAW | Gulfport, Mississippi | BP Oil Spill Scenes 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A 60 second look at the BP oil spill clean up in Gulfport, Mississippi on July 1, 2010.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

XBOX 360 game rooms open at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Bruce Hoffman, a representative from Microsoft, along with Dr. Owen Evans, chairman of pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, cut a ribbon opening two Microsoft Xbox 360 game rooms at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.

Last fall, Batson Hospital took part in the six-week Children's Miracle Network Xbox 360 Gameroom Giveaway Promotion. Three of the 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals nationwide that garnered the most votes online won a $10,000 gameroom makeover.

Due to overwhelming community support, Batson Hospital finished third behind Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan and the University of Iowa Children's Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. These three hospitals received more votes than children's hospitals in the nation's largest metropolitan areas.

Saturday
Jan152011

Numbers Count | 30 Seconds 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Give us 30 seconds and we will give you 150,000 reasons to support Mississippi's only children's hospital--the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. For more information, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

Miss Mississippi 2009 Visits the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Anna Tadlock is no stranger to the Blair. E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. On this day, the state's reigning Miss Mississippi, returns to a place she knows well. Tadlock volunteers at Mississippi's only children's hospital.

Saturday
Jan152011

The Day That Was | 2010 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Here's a longer look at the 2010 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade and Festival, a benefit for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. Included is the BancorpSouth 5K Race, the Trustmark Children's Festival and the Mal's St. Paddy's Parade. For more information, go to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children or visit Batson on Facebook.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

Three Minute View | 2010 Mal's St. Paddy's Parade 

Produced by Jim Albritton | It Ain't Easy Being Green... but on March 20, 2010 it sure was as tens of thousands of people flood the streets of downtown Jackson, Mississippi for the state's largest annual event--the Mal's St. Paddy's Day Parade and Festival. Here is part one of the 2010 event--the parade itself.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

3 Days, 39 Hours, Countless Miracles | Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2010 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Day three of the 2010 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon--a benefit for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children--featured numerous live interviews from patients and their families on Mix 98.7, US 96.3 and Y101 in the Jackson area and several other Radio People stations in Meridian and, of course, the final tote board... | For more information, go to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children or visit the Batson Hospital on Facebook.

Saturday
Jan152011

The Vivian Collins Story | Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2010 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Day two of the 2010 Mississippi Miracles Radiothon--a benefit for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children--featured numerous live interviews from patients and their families on Mix 98.7, US 96.3 and Y101 in the Jackson area and several other Radio People stations in Meridian. This is the story five-year-old Vivian Collins of Madison, Mississippi. | To learn more, go to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children or visit the Batson Hospital on Facebook.

 

Saturday
Jan152011

The Hayden Robinson Story | Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2010 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Mississippi Miracles Radiothon, sponsored by The Radio People and hosted by DJs from its Jackson stations, US 96.3, Mix 98.7 and Y101, and four of its other stations in Meridian, is one of the largest fundraisers of its kind in the nation. Over three days and 39 hours in March, the Radiothon raises money for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children—Mississippis only childrens hospital. Since its inception in 2001, the annual event has raised more than $2 million. To make a donation, call 888-681-5437 (KIDS). | To learn more about the Batson Hospital, go to http://childrenshospital.umc.edu.

Saturday
Jan152011

The Brad Arnold Interview | 3 Doors Down | Mississippi Miracles Radiothon 2010 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Mississippian Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down called into the Mississippi Miracles Radiothon and spoke to Y101.7 DJ Nate West about the importance of the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson. He toured the hospital and met numerous patients on March 15, 2004. This video contains photos of that visit and video of the radiothon in the lobby of the state's only children's hospital. | To learn more, go to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children or visit the Batson Hospital on Facebook.

Saturday
Jan152011

University of Alabama Car Tags Benefit Batson Hospital 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Representatives from University of Alabama Alumni Associations in Mississippi presented a $71,808 check to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children. The check represents proceeds from UA car tags sold in Mississippi. The groups and the University of Alabama worked with the Mississippi legislature to pass a law that allows those proceeds to go directly to the hospital instead of into the state's general fund. The University and its Alumni Associations in Mississippi will present a similar check representing those specialty car tag fees each year to Mississippi's only children's hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. For more information go to http://jacksonbama.com or the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.

Saturday
Jan152011

2010 Mississippi Champion Named at Hattiesburg Walmart 

Produced by Jim Albritton | Walmart Associates in Hattiesburg turned out in force for the surprise announcement of the 2010 Mississippi Champion, Madison Jaronitzky. A former patient at the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children in Jackson, Madison will represent the hospital and the more than 150,000 kids it treats each year. In a few weeks she will meet with the President at the White House and then travel on to a special celebration with Champions from all 50 states at Walt Disney World. The Champions program is presented by Walmart and Sam's Club. For more information, go to the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.

Saturday
Jan152011

UMMC Response to Massive Mississippi Tornado | Mississippi Med-Com 

Produced by Jim Albritton | A massive and deadly tornado devastated Yazoo City and ripped across Mississippi on Saturday, April 24, 2010. This video focuses on the University of Mississippi Medical Center's role in transporting, treating and coordinating patient care during the crisis through Mississippi Med-Com. By the time the crisis had ended, Med-Com coordinated the transportation of 61 patients from storm-damaged counties to hospitals in Jackson, Memphis and Tupelo. Thirty-eight of those were sent to UMC by ambulance, helicopter and converted school buses. This video--produced on the day of the storm--mentions the 27 patients who had arrived at UMMC by 11 p.m.