Western Washington UniversityCommunications and Marketing
DATE: October 11, 2012 3:24:28 PM PDT
Western Window TV Show Airing on Me-TV KVOS

Contact: Paul Cocke, Director, Western Washington University, (360) 650-3350; Paul.Cocke@wwu.edu 

BELLINGHAM – Western Washington University’s 30-minute TV show “Western Window” is now airing at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays on Me-TV KVOS.

The TV show features a magazine format and is intended to showcase the excellence of Western’s students, faculty and programs while also highlighting the university’s partnerships and collaborative efforts in the local community and beyond.

“Western Window” is hosted by Patrick Disney, Western Theatre Arts Department senior instructor, and is produced by WWU students participating in an internship class led by instructor Suzanne Blais.

“We are pleased that the people of Western Washington will have the opportunity to see the excellence of the students and faculty of Western in action here on campus and in communities throughout the state and beyond,” said Steve Swan, vice president for University Relations.

“We are grateful to Me-TV and KVOS for recognizing that at Western ‘Active Minds are Changing Lives’ and for providing the venue that makes it possible for others to see that commitment in action.  The show itself is a great example as it is a product of our student internship program,” Swan said.

Me-TV KVOS broadcasts throughout southwest British Columbia and western Washington. Their signal reaches four large urban areas, Vancouver, Victoria, Bellingham and Seattle and their surrounding areas as far north as Whistler, British Columbia, and south to Seattle. Recent population statistics show over 6 million people in their coverage area on both sides of the border. Me-TV is available through various cable and satellite TV providers. To find one in your area see: http://metvnetwork.com/wherewatch.php

In addition, “Western Window” will continue airing on the City of Bellingham’s TV Channel 10 (BTV10).

BTV10 airs on cable television and on the City website, here:  http://www.cob.org/services/education/btv10/live-stream.aspx   Viewers can check the BTV10 schedule to confirm airtimes by checking the schedule link on this page:  http://www.cob.org/services/education/btv10/index.aspx.

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