Press Contact: Debi Robertson
January 12, 2015
For Immediate Release
WKNO Offers Statewide Coverage of the
109th Tennessee General Assembly Sessions
WKNO, along with Tennessee’s other five public television stations, will present annual coverage of of the Tennessee General Assembly broadcasting the opening week of the 109th Tennessee General Assembly January 13 through 17. Sessions, which begin on Tuesday, January 13 at noon, will broadcast over the air on WKNO2 on Channel 10.2 and on Comcast Digital Channel 910 daily as House and Senate sessions are scheduled (start and end times will vary).
The coverage, which is in partnership with the Tennessee General Assembly, offers citizens a chance to witness their elected representatives in action. In addition to floor sessions, selected committee meetings, where many of the big issues confronting the legislature are debated, will also air. Each week’s broadcast schedule will be set by the Tennessee Senate and House on Thursday of the previous week. Viewers can track updates to the schedule by logging on to WKNO.org.
This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee General Assembly and with additional support from BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, AT&T, and by the following members of the Tennessee Credit Union League: Ascend Federal Credit Union,
Dupont Community Credit Union, First South Financial, Kimberly Clark Credit Union, Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, and UT Federal Credit Union.
WKNO is a non-profit, private foundation serving the Mid-South for more than 58 years. An important community resource, WKNO uses the power of non-commercial public broadcasting to provide the Mid-South with quality educational and cultural programs that inform, entertain, and inspire. For more information: WKNO.org
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