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Don Checots
Don Checots (CHEE-CAUGHTS) is a native of Pennsylvania. He left there in 1965 to join the United States Air Force. While in the Air Force Mr. Checots became involved with Armed Forces Radio and Television, and helped install AFTN radio and television services in Thailand. From there, he assumed more responsible management positions in public broadcasting stations and eventually moved to Bemidji, Minnesota where he built a full-service public TV station. While there, he received a Bush Foundation Summer Fellows Award and attended the Harvard Business School's Public Broadcasting Executive Management Program. After Bemidji, he moved to South Bend, Indiana as President/General Manager of public television station WNIT. In January 1997, he moved to Wichita as President/General Manager of KPTS and works with the Board and community to reinvent public broadcasting in South-Central Kansas. Don may be contacted by phone at (316) 838-3090, or by e-mail at dchecots@kpts.org.
Articles Written By Don Checots
Media 1st-July-2003 What will 'digital' bring?
Media 1st-May-2003 Why interrupt for pledge?
Media 4th-November-2011 Digital TV
Media 1st-May-2002 They sound the same
Media 4th-November-2011 Public TV advertising
Media 4th-November-2011 Local programming
Media 4th-November-2011 Where is the program?
Media 26th-October-2011 What will ‘digital’ bring?
Media 2nd-November-2011 Public & commercial TV
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