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March 3, 2016

Metz Board Room, DeVault Alumni Center

In attendance:

Community Advisory Board Members:

Gary Hallum, Tom Decker, John Nash, Mark Edwards, Mike Hefron, Lynn Schwartzberg

Staff Members:

Mary Ducette, Alex Etheridge, Nancy Krueger, Sandra McGow, Brent Molnar, Will Murphy, Joan Padawan, Eva Zogorski

We will review our Adult Outreach Targets for the calendar year, get a Legislative Update from the Public Media Summit (scheduled for February 21-23 in Washington DC), and discuss the expansion of WTIU Online Content.


WFIU Programming Announcements- Will Murphy discussed the new HD2 channel, the cancellation of Radio Reader and their recent “Listener Survey.”

Be More Awards

Regional Journalism Center Update-WTIU will be the hub.

America’s Public Television Stations – Capitol Hill Day Summary.

Recap of Community Outreach Topics from December Meeting-Joan Padawan presented event ideas for the 2016 year. We will host screenings, monthly, in other counties. Focusing on Vet issues with the upcoming Ken Burns’ documentary.

PBS Kids 24x7 Program Stream-we are not yet sure how WTIU will participate.

WTIU Online ‘Channels-We discussed ideas for the online content, will it be different from broadcast and how. How to videos, something similar to TED Talks?

2016 Meeting Schedule:

March 3, 2016

June 2, 2016

September 1, 2016

December 1, 2016