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ATLANTA, GA: WABE 90.1 will host a debate on Thursday, June 8 between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, the candidates squaring off in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District runoff election.  The debate will last one hour and will be broadcast live on WABE 90.1 beginning at 9 a.m. It will also stream live via WABE.org and on the WABE app. Also, the debate will be televised on PBA30 that evening at 7 p.m. and will re-air on WABE at 7 p.m.

ATLANTA, GA: Public Broadcasting Atlanta is pleased to announce that Paul Buckner will be the new General Manager of PBA30. As General Manager, Buckner will oversee and coordinate the operational activities, programming strategies, and administrative and business functions for PBA’s TV division. He starts February 6 and will report to Wonya Lucas, President and CEO.

Buckner has more than 20 years of broadcasting experience in both commercial and public television, most recently as Senior Vice President, Content for South Florida PBS.

Atlanta, Ga.: WABE 90.1 is pleased to announce Christine Dempsey as the new vice president of radio. As vice president of radio, Dempsey will oversee and coordinate the operational activities, programmatic strategies and administrative and business functions for PBA’s radio division, which includes WABE 90.1 the station’s streams and its HD channels. Other responsibilities include leading the development of affiliations and partnerships that enhance operations and content initiatives.

Announcement: New Board Structure

Apr 5, 2016

Contact: Hilary Silverboard
SVP Marketing & Business Strategy
Phone: (678) 686-0349

Contact: Hilary Silverboard
SVP Marketing & Business Strategy
Phone: (678) 686-0349

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ANN CRAMER ELECTED CHAIRWOMAN OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING ATLANTA

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DENIS O’HAYER NAMED AS NEW HOST OF MORNING EDITION

JIM BURRESS BECOMES NEW CO-HOST OF CLOSER LOOK

 

ATLANTA, GA:  WABE 90.1 is pleased to announce Denis O’Hayer as the new host for its flagship program Morning Edition beginning Monday, November 2.  Jim Burress will join Rose Scott as cohost of WABE's midday program Closer Look.

CONTACT: Jeff Dickerson
Jeff@dickerson-communications.com
678-640-1972

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Public Broadcasting Atlanta Taps
Atlantan Wonya Lucas as President and CEO

April 9, 2015

Following a national search, Public Broadcasting Atlanta has named Atlanta native Wonya Lucas as its next President and CEO.