KCETLink Receives $1 Million Grant from The Ahmanson Foundation for New Season of 'SoCal Connected' | KCET
KCETLink Receives $1 Million Grant from The Ahmanson Foundation for New Season of 'SoCal Connected'
BURBANK, CA - Jan. 31, 2014 -KCETLink, the national
independent public transmedia organization formed by the merger of KCET and Link Media, has announced that it has received a $1 million grant from
The Ahmanson Foundation for
a new season of KCET's award-winning news series, SoCal Connected.
extremely grateful to The Ahmanson Foundation for its generosity and for
recognizing the unique value that SoCal
Connected brings to our community," said Al Jerome, KCETLink's Chief
Executive Officer. "We are pleased to
continue to deliver the kind of quality local news coverage to our viewers that
has distinguished SoCal Connected
from other newscasts in the region."
Further details about the show's Season 6 staffing and
format will be announced at a later date.
ABOUT SOCAL CONNECTED
SoCal Connected, winner of a Peabody and two duPont Awards, 20
Emmy® Awards, 24 Golden Mikes, 47
LA Press Club Awards, two Gracie Awards, and three regional Edward R. Murrow
Awards, including Best News Documentary and Los Angeles Magazine's
"Best New Local TV Program" of 2009, airs exclusively
on KCET. For more information, to view episodes online or to leave comments,
please visit www.socalconnected.org.
SoCal Connected is made possible through the generous support of The
is the new national independent public transmedia organization formed by the
merger between KCET and Link Media. A
viewer-supported 501(c)(3) organization, KCETLink content is distributed
nationally via satellite on DirecTV and DISH, in Southern and Central
California via broadcast, as well as through various digital delivery systems. KCET and Link TV are services of KCETLink.