WSKG To Air Winning Videos From 2006 Rod Serling Video Festival Friday, June 2, 8:00pm, CHANNEL 46 (WSKG Public TV (Ch. 46 - traditional analog TV)

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2006 Rod Serling Video Festival: See the winning videos from this year's festival, produced by New York-area students in grades K through 12, on WSKG TV Friday night at 8pm

See the winning videos from this year's festival on WSKG TV Friday night at 8pm. In an interview, Larry Kassan, longtime educator and director of special projects for Binghamton schools and festival founder, will also explain the origins of the festival and give a taste of what to expect in Friday's telecast.

Binghamton's own Rod Serling certainly knew the power of video. With teleplays he wrote for Playhouse 90 and imaginative series such as The Twilight Zone and Night Gallery, Serling proved the medium could not only entertain but also offer compelling social commentary.

A special screening and reception will be held at the Helen Foley Theatre on Friday, June 2, 2006 at 7:30 PM. WSKG Public Television will produce a one-hour television special featuring the winning videos. It will air at 8:00 PM and will be projected on the “big screen” immediately following the June 2nd reception.

About WSKG: WSKG Public Broadcasting exists to address issues of importance and give them context in our local communities; to teach children the best values of our culture; to raise civic questions so that citizens can answer them; to give voice to the voiceless; and to inspire audiences to see our region and world as a diverse, complex and fascinating place.

WSKG is operated by WSKG Public Telecommunications Council, a private non-profit corporation chartered by the Board of Regents of the State University of New York in association with the New York State Department of Education, and provides a public educational telecommunications service under the governance of a Board of Trustees which is selected from the communities served by the Station. WSKG is a community licensee and is authorized by the FCC to operate television and radio broadcasting services.

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