Overcoming past injuries, Bridger Buckley qualifies to compete in new “Titan Games” television show debuting on NBC, 8 p.m. Pacific Time Thursday, Jan. 3.
The funds will be used to purchase equipment needed to create new regionally based public media programs throughout the northwest region.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University is operating a new cable television channel dedicated to promoting its health sciences programs.
CASE District VIII award winners
PULLMAN – WSU communicators have earned a school-record three awards in the 2010 Circle of Excellence communications competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).
The awards signify WSU’s entries as among the top communications work produced by colleges, universities and independent schools. Out of 2,700 entries worldwide, CASE honored 300 projects.
WSU’s three awards placed the university third … » More …
PULLMAN – WSU and FSN Northwest have announced that FSN will broadcast the Cougars’ football games against both USC and UCLA this season.
The announcement results in four of the Cougars’ first five games of the 2010 season being televised. Previously, WSU announced its opener at Oklahoma State will be televised by FSN with a 4 p.m. (PT) kick, while its contest at SMU (Sept. 18) will be televised by CBS College Sports with a 12:30 p.m. (PT) start.
The USC contest (Sept. 25) is highlighted by Young Alumni Weekend and is scheduled for a noon start, while the UCLA game (Oct. … » More …
RICHLAND – WSU’s KTNW is resuming production on the WSU Tri-Cities campus with a monthly public television series starting May 1 called “In Steppe.”
Lucy Luginbill returns to KTNW to act as producer, host and writer. She is known for hosting the long-running series of regional short-form profiles called “Just a Minute.”
“It’s wonderful to produce a program that reflects this beautiful region,” Luginbill said. “I’m working with a lot of old friends and meeting new ones in the process.”
The title, “In Steppe,” refers to the large region east of the Cascades including the Tri-Cities. The shrub-steppe is a large, … » More …
PULLMAN – Technicians are working to restore the television broadcast signals of public television stations KWSU-TV
(Pullman/Spokane/Lewis-Clark Valley regions) and KTNW-TV (Tri-Cities/Walla Walla regions) following weather-related technical difficulties experienced this weekend.
Ralph Hogan, assistant general manager of Engineering Services for the WSU Department of Educational and Public Media, said KTNW has been off the air and KWSU television has been available only to viewers subscribing to Dish Network or Direct TV since Saturday evening. The interruption of the television broadcasts occurred when ice falling from a transmission tower on Krell Hill south of Spokane damaged two microwave antennas.
Hogan said replacement microwave … » More …
RICHLAND – David Deeney, recent general manager of the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Pasco, has been hired as the local sales manager for Northwest Public Radio and KTNW-TV at WSU. Deeney will be based in the stations’ Richland office.
Deeney’s experience includes radio production, sales and marketing in North Central Idaho as well as hospitality sales and management in the hotel industry over the last 12 years.
“Radio has been a passion of mine since I did radio on-air work as a senior in high school.” Deeney said. “I now have the opportunity of adding public television underwriting to my responsibilities, … » More …