Pasco City Television (PSC-TV, Channel 191 on Spectrum Cable in Pasco and Richland) won two “Awards of Honor” and is a finalist for its meeting coverage for the Pasco City Council in the Government Programming Awards (GPAs) by the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA). The GPAs are annual awards that recognize excellence in broadcast, cable, multimedia and electronic programming produced by local government agencies. Categories cover a variety of programming including, among others, community events, documentary, public affairs and public service, interview/talk show, performing arts, sports, election coverage and children’s issues. Celebrating over 30 years of programming excellence, the GPA’s celebrate the achievements of government programmers across the nation.
PSC-TV, one of the functions of the City’s Communications Services, is part of the Executive Department of the City of Pasco, and has been broadcasting to the citizens of Pasco since 2006. These awards are in addition to other GPAs won in 2012 and 2014.
The program that is a finalist for a GPA, to be announced at the Virtual Annual Government Programming Awards Viewing Party, on Thursday, September 3:
GPAs Category 1 - Public / Community Meetings – Pasco City Council
The programs that won the “Award of Honor” (Honorable Mention):
Category 13 - Election Coverage - Award of Honor: Pasco Candidate Forum, October 8, 2019
Category 62 - Overall Excellence (Operating Budget to $250,000) - Award of Honor: Pasco City Television 2019
For the full list of GPAs winners, visit: www.natoa.org/documents/2020GPAFinalists.pdf
The City of Pasco strives to continue improving the quality of community life in Pasco.