Two TV newsrooms in Denver prove that collaboration doesn’t have to be rocky.
Rocky Mountain PBS is restructuring, eliminating eight staff positions and creating four in continuing efforts to improve production values and boost investigative reporting strength.
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Colorado TV stations in conjunction with the Red Cross will hold a telethon Wednesday, Sept. 18, 4-10:30 p.m. on Rocky Mountain PBS ch. 6. In the face of a growing disaster zone and a massive airlift, broadcasters will collaborate to raise funds for those affected by the Colorado flooding. The telethon will be headquartered in the RMPBS studios; the governor will make an appearance during the telecast. KCNC, KDVR, KMGH, KUSA, KRMA, KOA, KCEC and others will participate.
Public media in Colorado are hoping to find strength in numbers. Rocky Mountain PBS on Tuesday signed a merger agreement with the investigative reporting service I-News and with noncommercial KUVO-FM, designed to “redefine public media” in Colorado, RMPBS President Doug Price said. The three organizations will share newsgathering and other resources.