CPCC Home to WTVI PBS Charlotte
Celebrating its 50th year of service to the Charlotte region, WTVI PBS Charlotte is home to high-quality, award-winning, commercial-free programming which educates, inspires and entertains. PBS Charlotte reaches more than 1.1 million households across its 13-county service area which includes North and South Carolina. Some of PBS Charlotte's locally-produced programs include "Carolina Impact," "Off the Record" and "Trail of History." PBS Charlotte does more than just broadcast engaging local and national programs. Its educational outreach literacy program serves more than 19,000 at-risk children. Nearly 2,600 parents and early childhood professionals have participated in more than 600 workshops and more than 7,000 disadvantaged children across our region received free new books thanks to this service of CPCC. For the second year in a row, PBS Charlotte has hosted its annual STEM Awards recognizing some of the best students and teachers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math.
College students who wish to be considered for an internship should apply at http://www.wtvi.org/internships/.
PBS Charlotte regularly has new and exciting initiatives underway to greater serve the region. See the program listing at http://www.wtvi.org/tv-schedule/ for more details.
CPCC Cable Channel
WTVI PBS Charlotte also produces high-quality content for the CPCC cable channel. Time Warner Cable Channel 17 plays host to signature programs like "Charlotte: A City of International Success," "Charlotte Cooks™," "Perfiles Latinos de Charlotte" and our regional "Trail of History" show. All of these programs are available on demand at https://www.youtube.com/user/CPCCTV.
Digital Media Programs of Study for Students
PBS Charlotte supports the College’s community service outreach goals, but also its commitment to learning. The station has collaborated with the College Learning unit to develop a new division for digital media studies that gives students more access to PBS Charlotte. Course information is available at http://www.cpcc.edu/digital-media-comm.