FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 2, 2019
[Mangilao, Guam] —Equipment Upgrades on the way for PBS Guam.
The Guam Educational Telecommunications Corporation, also known as PBS Guam KGTF Channel 12 is pleased to announce that together with the Leon Guerrero Tenorio Administration, PBS Guam’s Acting-Chairman of the Board Donovan Brooks and Station Manager Ina V. Carillo that PBS Guam will be the recipient of $500,000 from The Department of Interior Technical Assistance Program grant.
TAP provides grant funding for short-term projects intended to meet immediate needs that can foster development in: accountability, financial management, economic development, education, energy, management control initiatives, disaster assistance, natural and cultural resources, capacity building, public safety/emergencies, health initiatives, and invasive species management.
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“This is terrific news. Ina Carillo chased down this grant opportunity within weeks of being appointed in January to manage KGTF,” said acting board chairman Donovan Brooks. “This will help us replace and upgrade studio production gear and make improvements to the studio. It will be a great morale-boost for the station. I would like to thank Gov. Leon Guerrero for sending Ms. Carillo to KGTF.” States Acting Chairman of the Board, Donovan Brooks.
“It’s an exciting time to be at PBS with a new Executive Producer and technical equipment upgrades soon to come, development of new educational local programming is on the way! States Carillo “I thank the grant clearing house and leadership of Gov. Lou Leon Guerrero and Lt. Gov Joshua Tenorio for their commitment to educating our children and assisting us in achieving this milestone.”
“The upgraded equipment would allow PBS Guam to be able to expand its programming to include regular series which focus on the rich culture of the people of Guam, educational and live sports programming and even partner with international and regional visitors who come to Guam to produce content.” States Carillo
This is the first time PBS Guam has applied for the TAP grant.
For more information, contact PBS Guam at 671/734-5483. Find us on Facebook or Instagram @pbsguam or visit our website at www.pbsguam.org