The City of Burbank Welcomes KCET with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony and Reception at its New Headquarters, The Pointe

THE CITY OF BURBANK WELCOMES KCET WITH A RIBBON-CUTTING CEREMONY AND RECEPTION AT ITS NEW HEADQUARTERS, THE POINTE

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Burbank, CA - April 23, 2012 - KCET, the nation's largest independent television station serving Southern and Central California, in collaboration with the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the station's arrival in Burbank.

On Friday, April 27, the ceremony will be held at KCET's new home, The Pointe, at 2900 West Alameda Avenue, from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. The event will feature welcoming remarks by Jess Talamantes, Mayor of Burbank, Jeff Worthe, president, Worthe Real Estate Group, Al Jerome, president and CEO of KCET, and Gary Olson, president & CEO, Burbank Chamber of Commerce, followed by a reception. Among the invited guests include elected officials, community leaders and KCET executives and staff.

"We are excited about our move to Burbank in the heart of the media district," said Al Jerome, president and CEO of KCET. "Our stunning facility is perfectly suited for our needs as a media company and gives us a perfect vantage point to serve as the primary public media voice serving our region."

KCET began operations at its new headquarters on Monday, April 16. The Pointe, a Worthe Real Estate Group property which houses the station's latest state of the art offices and studios, is centrally located along Studio Row in Burbank at 2900 West Alameda Avenue and is adjacent to Disney, Warner Bros, and ABC Studios.  

 

ABOUT KCET

On-air, online and in the community, KCET plays a vital role in the cultural and educational enrichment of Southern and Central California. KCET offers a wide range of award-winning local programming as well as the finest public television programs from around the world. KCET currently produces the Emmy®, duPont-Columbia and Peabody Award-winning SoCal Connected, a hard-hitting prime-time weekly television news program that examines the issues and people of Southern California. Throughout its 48-year history, KCET has won hundreds of major awards for its local and regional news and public affairs programming, its national drama and documentary productions, its quality educational family and children's programs, its outreach and community services and its website, kcet.org. KCET is a donor-supported community institution. For additional information about KCET productions, web-exclusive content, programming schedules and community events, please visit kcet.org.

 

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