TACOMA, Wash. – The public is invited to attend open forums for two finalists for the position of Executive Director and General Manager of KBTC.

The forums will be held on Thursday, Aug. 11, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Advanced Technology Building on the college’s Central/Mohler Campus, 2320 S. 19th Street, in Tacoma. KBTC, a PBS affiliate, is operated as a service of Bates Technical College.

The forum schedule is as follows:

  • 9 a.m., Ron Klamert, Director of Content Development and Video Production, UW Video
  • 10 a.m., Jay Parikh, Vice President of Content, Maryland Public Television

For more information about the forum, please contact Sheila White, human resources generalist, 253.680.7176, swhite@bates.ctc.edu. To learn more about KBTC, go to www.kbtc.org.

DSC_0016About KBTC
KBTC is the South Sound’s public broadcasting station. Operating out of Tacoma, Wash., KBTC is the only television broadcaster in Pierce County. KBTC is committed to telling local stories that aren’t being told anywhere else, serving underserved and diverse audiences, and connecting viewers with the people and ideas that shape Western Washington. KBTC is available to 1.8 million TV households and 4.3 million viewers in Western Washington, British Columbia and Oregon. KBTC, a PBS affiliate, is operated as a service of Bates Technical College.

About Bates Technical College

Founded in 1940, Bates Technical College offers certificate and degree opportunities in nearly 50 career education programs, and serves approximately 3,000 career training students and 10,000 more community members annually in extended learning, distance learning, high school, and other programs. For more information, go to www.bates.ctc.edu, or call 253.680.7000.

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