IPTV Announces New Program and Operations Manager
October 17, 2007
Iowa Public Television Promotes Rebecca Ketcherside to
Program and Operations Manager
(Johnston, Iowa) – Iowa Public Television has named Rebecca Ketcherside as program and operations manager. A 17-year employee with the network, Ketcherside will be responsible for managing and executing Iowa Public Television’s program schedules, working with The Programming Service to shape the network’s multiple program schedules.
Ketcherside, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison, has been with Iowa Public Television since 1990. The Park Hills, Missouri native has served in a variety of broadcast operations positions at the network.
Prior to joining Iowa Public Television, Ketcherside worked for Wisconsin Public Television in Madison.
She replaces Cyndy Robbins, who is now program director at Vegas PBS.
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Iowa Public Television is Iowa's statewide public broadcasting network. IPTV provides quality, noncommercial programming to make a difference in the lives of Iowans. As one of the last locally controlled media enterprises in the state, IPTV is committed to telling Iowa's stories like no one else can. Our mission to educate, inform, enrich, and inspire Iowans enables IPTV to present an unequaled array of programs of lasting value to Iowans regardless of where they live or what they can afford. More than one million viewers a week turn to IPTV for programming that reflects a range of interests for Iowans in all demographic categories. Iowa Public Television stations include: Channel 11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24, Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport; Channel 36, Red Oak. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines; Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City; Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1, Davenport (coming soon).
For immediate release:
October 17, 2007
For information contact:
Kristen L. Gray
Director of Communications