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S30 E33: 47 Years of Leadership at WTVP

Season 30 Episode 33 | 56m 47s

WTVP-TV celebrates 47 years on air with the only three CEOs in its history. Elwin Basquin recalls his first day as the station’s only employee and a later fire that ruined the control room. Chet Tomczyk remembers moving the station to downtown Peoria and a subsequent fundraiser to keep the station on the air. Moss Bresnahan discusses the upcoming move to a new channel and technical challenges.

Aired: 06/21/18

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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