The Black News Channel Announces Extended COVID-19 Coverage

Media Advisory

Date: May 4, 2020
Contact: Tommy Ross, Communications Director (850) 404-4091 tross@blacknewschannel.com

The Black News Channel Announces Extended COVID-19 Coverage

Tallahassee, Florida-The Black News Channel (BNC), the nation’s only culturally specific news channel that reflects the diverse views of the Black community, will alter it’s 9 pm EST newscast beginning May 4, 2020, to address the coronavirus pandemic.  The first 30 minutes will continue to be a standard review of the day’s top stories, the last 30 minutes will present a comprehensive look at all things COVID-19 related, led by BNC Prime News Anchor Fred Hickman.
WHAT:  Black News Channel Provide Extended COVID-19 Coverage
WHO:  BNC Prime News Anchor Fred Hickman
WHEN:  Monday, May 4, 2020
TIME: 9:00 p.m. EST
Please click here for a promotional video of our BNC Prime COVID-19 coverage. BNC can also be found on Spectrum Cable, Xfinity, and The Roku Channel. For more information about programming and upcoming announcements about viewing options to find BNC, please visit www.blacknewschannel.com and follow the Black News Channel on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About BNC

Black News Channel is an independent network that is minority-owned and operated, and the nation’s only provider of 24/7 cable news programming dedicated to covering the unique perspective of African American communities. BNC provides access to information and educational programming to meet the specific needs of this growing and dynamic community that is a major consumer of subscription television services. BNC provides an authentic, new voice that represents African Americans in mainstream media and fosters political, economic, and social discourse; the network is one voice representing the many voices of African Americans. BNC’s programming illuminates truth about the unique challenges facing urban communities and helps close the “image gap” that exists today between the negative black stereotypes perpetuated by mainstream media news and our enterprising African American communities.