October 15, 2014 – Laurel TV runs on citizen power

After a successful launch party, Laurel TV now has an active corps of volunteer, citizen-journalists on the street. Communications Director Audrey Barnes and Media Coordinator Joyce Jackson talk about how vital the volunteers are to the community-focused television station . The volunteers share their experiences as new recruits and  talk about the opportunities now available at Laurel TV.


August 21, 2014 – Laurel hires Media Coordinator for public TV station

Laurel TV hires Joyce Jackson, a seasoned television news and sports veteran as Media Coordinator. She will work with former  WUSA 9 co-worker Audrey Barnes, now Communications Director of Laurel TV,  to help get new programs on the air at Laurel’s public access television station.




August 19, 2014 – Laurel focuses on new community-first TV station

The City of Laurel, Maryland has purchased the community’s public access television station, and hired  Communications Director Audrey Barnes to take it to the next level.  Barnes reveals her plans to actively recruit community volunteers to help generate new content to the station.




August 7, 2014 – Laurel “powers on” rebooted TV station

More than 300 people attend a Launch Party for the newly branded Laurel TV hosted by Communications Director Audrey Barnes and her staff. Barnes reveals plans to recruit and train community volunteers to generate new programs for the public access television station.



April 23, 2014 – Laurel’s new communications director focuses on city’s TV station

Laurel Mayor Craig A. Moe hires Audrey Barnes, an Emmy-award winning television journalist as Director of Communications for the City.  Barnes will be in charge of coordinating news coverage of Laurel, expanding the City’s social media and community outreach,  and revamping the city’s public access television station.



April 18, 2014 – Laurel teens train for TV at new city cable station

Rather than heading to the beach for Spring break, a group of Laurel High School students spend the day training to be journalists at Laurel’s public access television station in the Municipal Center.    Communications Director Audrey Barnes says she hopes to make the mini-media camp an annual tradition.


March 6, 2014 – Broadcast journalist Audrey Barnes is new Laurel Communications Director

Laurel Mayor Craig A. Moe hires Audrey Barnes, a seasoned, Emmy-award winning journalist with more than 30 years of experience as Communications Director.   Barnes will be in charge of coordinating media coverage for the entire city, expanding the City’s social media and community outreach, and revamping the City’s public access television station.