Jared Brumbaugh http://publicradioeast.org en Winner Of The Down East Journal Theme Announced http://publicradioeast.org/post/winner-down-east-journal-theme-announced <p>The Down East Journal has a new theme song composed by ECU grad Joshua Tomlinson.&nbsp; He recently finished up his masters degree in music theory and composition.&nbsp; Now he's enjoying his summer break and preparing to start a doctoral program at the University of Oklahoma.&nbsp; We caught up with Tomlinson this week to tell him the good news.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Thank you to all of the student composers who submitted ideas for the contest:</p><p><strong>Isaac Ward</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 46129 at http://publicradioeast.org Winner Of The Down East Journal Theme Announced The Outliers Perform at Turnage Theater This Saturday http://publicradioeast.org/post/outliers-perform-turnage-theater-saturday <p>Public Radio East is a media sponsor for the Pamlico Opry summer series.&nbsp; It starts this weekend at the Turnage Theater and is sponsored by the Beaufort County Arts Council and the Beaufort County Traditional Music Association.&nbsp; Kicking off the series is Raleigh based bluegrass/americana band "<a href="http://www.theoutliersband.com">The Outliers</a>" this Saturday at 8pm.&nbsp; Mac McKee speaks with band member Julie Brown about her beginnings in music and her career with The Outliers.</p><p></p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:00:54 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 46122 at http://publicradioeast.org The Outliers Perform at Turnage Theater This Saturday Pirate Invasion in Bath This Weekend http://publicradioeast.org/post/pirate-invasion-bath-weekend <p>Bath is celebrating its pirate heritage this weekend with its “There Be Pirates in the Port” event, featuring a historical re-enactment of the report of Blackbeard’s death and two lectures examining the life of Blackbeard and other pirates.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:54:02 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 46121 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/11/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-071114 <p>This week on the Down East Journal, a living history program in Bath explores the infamous pirate Blackbeard and his ties to the town.&nbsp; Plus, music and conversation with a member of the North Carolina based bluegrass/Americana band “The Outliers” ahead of their weekend performance at Turnage Theater. And, we debut the new Down East Journal theme and talk to its creator.&nbsp; Listen for the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:06:26 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 46011 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/11/14) Second Helping Program in Emerald Isle http://publicradioeast.org/post/second-helping-program-emerald-isle <p>When vacationers leave the beach, they often end up throwing away unused food.&nbsp; But a program that started last month called Second Helping collects unwanted food and donates it to local food pantries.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>It’s peak time for vacation season at the beach. And now a new program is collecting leftover food from vacationers as they exit the Crystal Coast. Mikel Peterson has more.</strong></p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:37:05 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 45749 at http://publicradioeast.org Second Helping Program in Emerald Isle Red Wolf Recovery Program Under Review http://publicradioeast.org/post/red-wolf-recovery-program-under-review <p>A program that saved the red wolf from extinction could come to an end.&nbsp; This week, we talk to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official about the experimental Red Wolf Recovery Program and the review that will determine its effectiveness.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:04:36 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 45750 at http://publicradioeast.org Red Wolf Recovery Program Under Review The Down East Journal (07/04/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-070414 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>A program that saved the red wolf from extinction could come to an end.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, we talk to a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official about the experimental Red Wolf Recovery Program and the review that will determine its effectiveness.&nbsp; And, the summer concert series “Swanfest” continues at the coast this Sunday with a special Independence Day weekend offering.&nbsp; Listen for the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:09:29 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 45415 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (07/04/14) Solar Project Planned in ENC http://publicradioeast.org/post/solar-project-planned-enc <p>The largest solar farm east of the Mississippi will break ground soon in northeastern North Carolina.&nbsp; We explore the Capital Partners Solar Project, which will provide power to universities in Washington DC.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:03:56 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 45215 at http://publicradioeast.org Solar Project Planned in ENC The Down East Journal (06/27/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-062714 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The largest solar farm east of the Mississippi will break ground soon in northeastern North Carolina. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:30:54 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 44826 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/27/14) Coal Ash Ponds in Eastern North Carolina http://publicradioeast.org/post/coal-ash-ponds-eastern-north-carolina <p>Coal ash ponds are making headlines in North Carolina, and the news isn’t good. Lee Jenkins has more on new proposed legislation and the state of coal ash pits in the eastern part of the state.</p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:26:04 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 44638 at http://publicradioeast.org ECU Student Composers Create New DEJ Theme Music http://publicradioeast.org/post/ecu-student-composers-create-new-dej-theme-music <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Public Radio East collaborates with students at East Carolina University’s School of Music to change the way Down East Journal sounds.</span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:15:58 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 44637 at http://publicradioeast.org ECU Student Composers Create New DEJ Theme Music Vote for Your Favorite Down East Journal Theme Song http://publicradioeast.org/post/vote-your-favorite-down-east-journal-theme-song-0 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Help Public Radio East pick the new theme song for Down East Journal. &nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Please choose your favorite from the following three finalists.&nbsp; All selections&nbsp; were composed by students&nbsp; in East Carolina University's Department of Theory, Composition and Musicology.&nbsp;&nbsp; The project started last Fall and wrapped up before students left for summer break.&nbsp;</span></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Listen to all three selections. Each are numbered 1 through 3.&nbsp; Choose your favorite and email the corresponding number to Public Radio East by&nbsp;<a href="mailto:dejtheme@gmail.com?subject=Down%20East%20Journal%20Theme%20Contest%20&amp;body=Please%20include%20the%20corresponding%20number%20to%20your%20favorite%20theme%20as%20well%20as%20your%20name%2C%20address%20and%20telephone%20number." style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">clicking here</a>.&nbsp; Thank you for your participation.&nbsp; All emails must be received by July 10, 2014. The winning theme will be debuted on Down East Journal on July 11, 2014.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:01:20 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 44449 at http://publicradioeast.org Vote for Your Favorite Down East Journal Theme Song The Down East Journal (06/20/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-062014 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>This week, Public Radio East collaborates with students at East Carolina University’s School of Music to change the way Down East Journal sounds.&nbsp; More on that story, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. &nbsp;And, Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:01:14 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 44261 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/20/14) The Down East Journal (06/13/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-061314 <p>This week, the 56<sup>th</sup> Annual Big Rock Tournament is in full swing in Morehead City.&nbsp; On the Down East Journal, we’ll talk about how the event got started and how it “reels” in both tourism dollars and money for local charities.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;And, D.E.J. spotlights an eastern North Carolina organization introducing young people to </span>theater<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> arts. T</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">he Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations. &nbsp;Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 17:01:08 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43774 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/13/14) Volunteers Plant Marsh Grass At The Rachel Carson Reserve http://publicradioeast.org/post/volunteers-plant-marsh-grass-rachel-carson-reserve <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On June </span>12th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, volunteers and staff with the NC Coastal Reserve helped plant 4,500 marsh grass plugs which will help provide habitat and&nbsp; stabilization to the shoreline of Carrot Island.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 14:13:37 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43571 at http://publicradioeast.org Volunteers Plant Marsh Grass At The Rachel Carson Reserve The Down East Journal (06/06/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-060614 <p>Access to locally caught seafood is a hallmark of the coastal region, but it's getting harder to find.&nbsp; This week on the Down East Journal, why North Carolina's commercial fishing harvest is experiencing a decline.&nbsp; And, bears are seen in increasing numbers this time of year; in yards, in trees and even swimming across the Neuse River.&nbsp; The Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations.&nbsp; And Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 18:19:42 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43503 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (06/06/14) Black Bear Spotted Swimming Across The Neuse River http://publicradioeast.org/post/black-bear-spotted-swimming-across-neuse-river <p>Bears are seen in increasing numbers this time of year, in yards, in trees, and even swimming across the Neuse River.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Monday, May 12th, riders on the Cherry Branch- Minnesott ferry witnessed something peculiar during an afternoon crossing.&nbsp;</p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">“We just left Minnesott Beach and as soon as we leave, we always look to the front of the ship.”</em></p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 15:54:34 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 43307 at http://publicradioeast.org Black Bear Spotted Swimming Across The Neuse River Study Finds Oyster Reefs Keep Pace With Rising Sea Levels http://publicradioeast.org/post/study-finds-oyster-reefs-keep-pace-rising-sea-levels <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Research by a team of coastal scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute of Marine Science is gaining national recognition.&nbsp; The study looked at the rate at which oyster reefs grow and if they’ll be able to keep pace with rising sea levels.&nbsp; After 10 years of study in coastal North Carolina, the results show that oyster reefs grow much faster than previously expected and can also be an effective way of slowing erosion. &nbsp;Public Radio East's Jared </span>Brumbaugh<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke with Dr. Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:03:36 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 42920 at http://publicradioeast.org Study Finds Oyster Reefs Keep Pace With Rising Sea Levels Hurricane Predicitions for 2014 http://publicradioeast.org/post/hurricane-predicitions-2014 <p><strong>Helpful Links</strong></p><p><b><a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/">National Hurricane Center</a></b><br /><b><a href="http://www.accuweather.com">Accuweather</a><br /><a href="http://www.ncsmartlink.org">Road Conditions</a><br /><a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/intro.shtml">Hurricane Awareness</a></b></p> Fri, 30 May 2014 15:38:02 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 42727 at http://publicradioeast.org Hurricane Predicitions for 2014 The Down East Journal (05/30/14) http://publicradioeast.org/post/down-east-journal-053014 <p>It’s Hurricane Preparedness Week.&nbsp; On the Down East Journal, we talk to local emergency management officials about how they’re preparing ahead of the official start of hurricane season.&nbsp; And, the 15<sup>th</sup> Annual Ocrafolk Music and Storytelling Festival is next weekend.&nbsp; We speak to one of the original founders about the celebration of art, culture and heritage.&nbsp; Don’t miss the Down East Journal, Friday at noon on all of the PRE stations, and Saturday at noon on News and Ideas.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 16:50:05 +0000 Jared Brumbaugh 42532 at http://publicradioeast.org The Down East Journal (05/30/14)