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KJCB-AM in Lafayette (1982)




Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1982-04-01

Duration: 00:04:14

Subjects: Radio stations | KJCB (Radio station: Lafayette, La.) | African American business enterprises


  • Sexton, Sharon Elizabeth Host
  • Jackson, Joshua Interviewee
  • Chaisson, Russell Interviewee


This segment from the April 1, 1982, episode of the series “Folks” features Sharon Elizabeth Sexton’s profile of KJCB-AM, a new radio station in Lafayette, Louisiana. Sexton reports that KJCB-AM is the only black-owned clear channel radio station in the country. She interviews Joshua Jackson and Russell Chaisson, the station’s co-owners.