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WTVP’S “AT ISSUE” PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE FREE AS QUICKTIME VIDEO PODCASTS

Monday, January 9th, 2009

 

 

Peoria, IL — At Issue—WTVP’s weekly public affairs series—is now available free as a QuickTime video podcast via iTunes. Hosted by producer H Wayne Wilson, the half-hour shows provide an in-depth, up-to-the-minute exploration of important Central Illinois issues.

To subscribe to the entire series—or to download individual episodes—go to the WTVP website at www.wtvp.org and click on At Issue. Then click on “Subscribe via iTunes.” The programs can then be watched in iTunes or on an iPod as well as on the WTVP website.

At Issue, currently in its 21st season, airs on Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. and is repeated Sundays at 4:30 p.m. All of the current season’s shows are now available as video podcasts, and new shows will be added the day after each Sunday replay.

“We’re really pleased to make At Issue with H Wayne Wilson accessible as a video podcast via iTunes,” noted Linda Miller, WTVP’s Vice President/ Programming and Communications. “This broadens the possibilities for WTVP to attract an entirely new audience to programming of real substance and value. In this new information age, everyone should have access to up-to-date information and opinions on key issues we face. That’s more important now than ever.”

By becoming available through the iTunes store, At Issue programs are also now searchable worldwide. WTVP’s monthly series Interesting People will also be available soon. That series, hosted by local attorney and media personality Ed Sutkowski, features half-hour conversations with a wide range of interesting individuals about their lives, careers, ideas, goals, and accomplishments.

Through broadcast and services, WTVP has been engaging, enhancing and inspiring the Central Illinois community since 1971. Now on the Internet, WTVP provides quality educational content to the world. WTVP and wtvp.org—Public Media for Central Illinois.

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For further information contact Janet McGrath, (309) 495-0593 or janet.mcgrath@wtvp.org 

 


 

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