Local Independently Produced COVID-19 Awareness Program Informing Thousands

Coping with COVID is a timely one-hour show that provides updates on the pandemic and information to help you thrive and survive COVID-19.

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Award-winning broadcast professional, Tre’ Tailor, has launched Coping with COVID–a timely one-hour show that provides updates on the pandemic and information to help you thrive and survive COVID-19. The wildly popular show has gained a loyal and tremendous following; growing from 25,000 people to over 40,000 in under six months.

Tre’ created Coping with COVID to reach and appeal to the huge demographic that does not rely on traditional sources such as radio, TV and print to get their news and information. Instead, this growing population turns to social media for updates which is, unfortunately, often shrouded in misinformation, gossip and rumor. Coping with COVID provides credible information from a trusted professional where viewers can not only gain necessary and timely news of the day, but also access to local, state and national leaders who can hear their concerns and answer questions in real time!

The popularity and credibility of the show gained attention from several entities that saw this as an innovative opportunity to connect to a viable audience who are often overlooked. Coping with COVID is proud to have partnerships with: SC DHEC, the City of Columbia Office of Business Opportunities, Columbia Housing and Palmetto Media Connections and others. The show covers a wide range of topics including COVID testing, symptoms, treatments, updates, proper mask wearing and removal, School and College updates, Children’s care, health and wellbeing, Voting and Elections, Employment and Entrepreneur info, Mental, Physical and Spiritual Health, COVID effected events and activities plus current events and news stories and issues that continue to affect us while living during this COVID climate.

“The early weeks of the Pandemic and quarantine were so scary and confusing. I knew I had to do something to keep my community informed. So, I decided to use my large social media following combined with my journalistic skills and reputation as a broadcaster to launch the show. I figured everyone could do something. This is what I can do!”

Tre Tailor

Tre’ has interviewed numerous local, state, national and community leaders on Coping with COVID including singers Travis Greene and John P. Kee, Political Legend, Congressman James Clyburn, Senate Hopeful Jaime Harrison, Media figures like CNN contributor attorney Bakari Sellers, Fox News, and CBS Political Commentator Antjuan Seawright, Veteran Sportscaster Rick Henry- WIS-TV, SC Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell, Educators: Drs. Baron Davis, Craig Witherspoon, JR Greene plus comedians George Wallace, Myra J, and J Anthony Brown-who also has a weekly Fun Day Monday segment on the show. Other themed days are Wellness Wednesday presented by In It Together and the Diabetes Advisory Council of SC and Faith Fridays, a conversation with various thought leaders and spiritual men and women to encourage, uplift, and motivate!

With some 30 years covering entertainment, news and information in six states and three countries, Tre’ has reported on such memorable events as: 911, The Emmanuel 9 Tragedy, Confederate Flag Removal, The Inaugurations of 3 US Presidents, The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage Cruise (five years), Hurricane  Hugo, The Essence Festival, plus various news of the day topics and so much more!

Tre’ Tailor

Among her many accomplishments and awards for supporting events, topics and causes through her community outreach and media platform over the years, Tre’ also received the STAR Award for Best Radio Newscaster in SC for 3 consecutive years for her expert and inventive reports! She has been praised for weaving wit, humor, care and compassion into each topic to make it compelling, interesting and informative. That  relaxed,  conversational  style  has  contributed  to  the  success  and  appeal  of Coping with COVID with Tre’ Tailor!

For More Information about Coping with COVID email: CopingWithTreTailor@gmail.com

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