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Beth Courtney (2022)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-04-28

Duration: 00:13:05

Subjects: Courtney, Beth | Louisiana Public Broadcasting | Journalists


  • Denison, John Host
  • Merrick, Robyn Host
  • Fourrier, Clay Interviewee
  • Courtney, Bob Interviewee
  • Reed, Kim Hunter Interviewee
  • Moore, Julia George Interviewee
  • Hardy, John Interviewee
  • Arceneaux, William Interviewee
  • Courtney, Beth Speaker


This segment from the 2022 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Beth Courtney accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Courtney served as the president and CEO of Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) from 1985-2022. Her profile includes interviews with: Clay Fourrier, former LPB executive producer; Bob Courtney, her husband; Dr. Kim Hunter Reed, Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education; Julia George Moore, her daughter; John Hardy, her brother; and Dr. William Arceneaux, the director of the Foundation for Excellence in Louisiana Public Broadcasting. Hosts: John Denison and Robyn Merrick