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NEW LOCAL PROGRAM ON MARCELLUS SHALE TO AIR ON WQED MARCH 31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 16, 2011

CONTACT:
George Hazimanolis
412-622-1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

Maria Pisano
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org


NEW LOCAL PROGRAM ON MARCELLUS SHALE TO AIR ON WQED MARCH 31

PITTSBURGH—WQED-TV will air a one-hour special exploring the controversial issues surrounding Marcellus Shale drilling in the Pittsburgh area. The program, hosted by Chris Moore, will feature guest panelists to share their expertise and respond to viewer questions and comments regarding environmental concerns and potential economic benefits. The panelists will include representatives of the gas drilling industry, environmental groups, and local regulators. Drilling For Answers: The Marcellus Shale Debate will air Thursday, March 31 at 8:00 p.m. on WQED-TV.

Drilling For Answers: The Marcellus Shale Debate will be the second WQED-TV program to focus on the Marcellus Shale drilling. To view the previously aired Experience program Marcellus Shale: The Price of Progress OnDemand, visit http://www.wqed.org/tv/watch/series/experience/2010-11-01/ .

Underwriting for this program provided by PNC.

WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster. The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world. WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities. It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQEX-TV (A ShopNBC affiliate); Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department.



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George Hazimanolis
Senior Director of
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412.622.1366
ghazimanolis@wqed.org

 

Maria Pisano
Marketing Associate
412-622-1459
mpisano@wqed.org

 

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