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CSRA’s Integrated Technology Center (2016)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Bossier City, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, 32.5404811, -93.6443363

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2016-11-25

Duration: 00:07:12

Subjects: CSRA, Inc. | Technology | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | Business


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Smith, Chuck Photographer
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Prior, Lawrence Speaker
  • Edwards, John Bel Interviewee
  • Rocket, Ashley Interviewee
  • Bateman, Rick Interviewee
  • Pierson, Don Speaker
  • Walker, Lo Interviewee


This segment from the November 25, 2016, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s report on the grand opening of CSRA’s Integrated Technology Center in Bossier City, which will create 800 new jobs by mid-2018. This report also touches on CSRA’s participation in a higher education initiative with Louisiana Tech University, Northwestern State University, and Bossier Parish Community College. It includes highlights of the speeches by CSRA President and CEO Lawrence Prior and Secretary Don Pierson of the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. It also includes interviews with: Governor John Bel Edwards; Ashley Rocket, the director of operations for the Integrated Technology Center; Chancellor Rick Bateman of Bossier Parish Community College; and Mayor Lo Walker of Bossier City.