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WTAMU Mass Communication Program Partners with Pampa Broadcasters Inc.

Aug. 7, 2014

COPY BY: Rana McDonald, 806-651-2129, rmcdonald@wtamu.edu

WTAMU Mass Communication Program Partners with Pampa Broadcasters Inc.

CANYON, Texas—West Texas A&M University and the Department of Communication are getting some air time in the Texas Panhandle, thanks to a partnership with Pampa Broadcasters Inc.

WTAMU’s mass communication program has given Pampa Broadcasters Inc. two retired radio consoles in exchange for on-air promotional spots for the University and the Department of Communication. Officials at Pampa Broadcasters Inc. also have agreed to be involved with the communication department’s broadcasting internship program.

“This partnership is a win-win for both organizations,” Randy Ray, director of broadcast engineering at WTAMU, said. “I’m excited having WTAMU mass communication students working with these well-established broadcasters.”

Radio stations included under the Pampa Broadcasters Inc. umbrella include KOMX, KGRO and KDRL,

“We are very appreciative of this opportunity and exchange and are pleased to promote WTAMU and serve as mentors for broadcasting students,” Darrell Sehorn, general manager, KOMX FM 100, KDRL FM 103 and KGRO AM 1230, said.

For more information about the mass communication program at West Texas A&M University, visit wtamu.edu/masscomm.



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