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ECC-produced student-recruitment video wins award

Tyler Traxson, associate producer/director at ECC, has been awarded an International Ava Platinum Award for the K-State Student Recruitment Video 2009 which he produced, directed, and edited. Traxson worked extensively with Pat Bosco, vice president and dean of Student Life, and a team of student writers and talent to create “Experience Life at K-State”, which can be seen on K-State TV’s YouTube. The video is used extensively as a student-recruitment tool.

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New K-State TV programs: 30 Odd Minutes, Cinemaniacs, NASA 360


K-State TV has added three new programs to their already diversely rich weekly schedule. On K-State TV, viewers can find many unique and interesting programs not found anywhere else. New programs added to the lineup are

  • 30 Odd Minutes
  • Cinemaniacs
  • NASA 360

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Replays of Landon, Eyestone, and Lou Douglas lectures on K-State TV

Replays of recent lectures at K-State are being aired this week on K-State TV.

  • Sheila Bair’s Landon Lecture Monday, Nov. 2, replays this week at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday (Nov. 4), and Friday (Nov. 6).
  • The recent Eyestone Lecture featuring Raj Nathan replays this week at 10 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 3) and Thursday (Nov. 5), and at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.
  • Simon Deng’s recent Lou Douglas lecture will replay at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (Nov. 3), at 5 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 5), and at 5 p.m. Friday (Nov. 6).

K-State TV: Monster Movie Marathon, Landon Lecture LIVE


Halloween Fright Special … tune in and watch … if you dare! A Monster Movie Marathon begins in the early hours on Oct. 31 (at 12:01 a.m.) and goes well past the bewitching hour on Halloween night. K-State TV is airing vintage public-domain monster movies for those brave enough for the thrill.

Watch the upcoming Landon Lecture live on K-State TV at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2. The lecture by Sheila Bair, chair of the FDIC, will replay that same evening at 7:30 p.m., with additional replays to be scheduled.

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K-State TV reminder: Wildcat Watch, Purple Power Play, Manhattan Matters

K-State TV programs are produced by the Educational Communications Center. Follow K-State TV on its Twitter channel or join the LISTSERV mailing list to receive programming information and special announcements.

Air times and dates for Wildcat Watch, Purple Power Play, and Manhattan Matters programs are listed in the table below.

K-State TV programs TV air times/dates
Wildcat Watch is a popular weekly video magazine (this week: Homecoming festivities) • 4p, 7p, 9p Sun, Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 
• 1p, 6p, 9p Tue, Thu
Purple Power Play sports magazine (produced by K-State journalism students) Immediately follows Wildcat Watch (see above times/dates)
Manhattan Matters covers stories from your school, neighborhood, and community • 6:30p, 9:30p Thu, Fri

K-State TV: Wildcat Watch returns; student-produced programming

Wildcat Watch, a weekly video magazine, produced by the Educational Communications Center returns this weekend with a premier airing 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18. Wildcat Watch has the busy K-State student in mind, and this week’s episode highlights upcoming Homecoming festivities.

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Watch this week’s inaugural events LIVE on K-State TV

Kansas State University’s new president, Kirk H. Schulz, will be officially inaugurated this week, and President Schulz will also give his first State of the University Address that will be followed by a question-and-answer session. Watch these events live on K-State TV, or catch the encore airings.

  • 13th Presidential Inauguration Ceremony, live at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. Encore airing at 8 p.m.
  • State of the University Address, live at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25. Encore airings at 10:30 p.m. that day; plus 2:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26

K-State TV replays: Interviewing program; Provost lecture

“Interviewing: Advice from the Experts” was a recent lecture offered as a specialty program by K-State’s Career and Employment Services. It featured insider tips from a Cerner corporate recruiter. Watch this encore airing and learn how to make a positive impression and effectively tell your story in an interview. The program will replay at these times on K-State TV: Continue reading “K-State TV replays: Interviewing program; Provost lecture”

ECC satellite uplink goes digital; videos now in high-def

The Educational Communications Center, K-State’s full-service media production and distribution facility, has upgraded their mobile satellite uplink capabilities to new digital technology and will also upgrade their fixed satellite to digital. The ECC can feed live or taped programs, segments, interviews, or raw footage from anywhere to almost anywhere. It is the only non-commercial entity in Kansas with satellite uplink capabilities.

“The digital satellite broadcast capabilities continue to allow us to provide rapid and widespread uplink distribution to our constituents,” said Robert Nelson, ECC chief engineer. “There is nothing better than digital satellite technology to provide the ability to distribute real-time, high-quality audio and video to a geographically diverse audience.”

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