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
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.
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
are excited about our move to
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."
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
and is adjacent to Disney, Warner Bros, and ABC Studios.
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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