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|Timothy Gassmann||Business Manager|
|David Hagen||Account Manager|
|Michele Hoeper||Director of Operations|
|Matt Larsen||Broadcast Technician|
|Edward D. Nelson||Producer|
|Eric Olson||President & CEO|
|Stephanie K. Passingham||Managing Editor|
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|Suzi Stone||Programming Manager|
Downton Abbey Party
|Saturday January 11th at 8pm on KSMQ Public Television|
Downton Abbey Season 4 on MASTERPIECE
Presented by KSMQ Public Television
BY INVITATION ONLY--
LIMITED TO 100 SPECIAL GUESTS
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
1091 Plummer Ln SW
As a special thank you, party guests will have a seat reserved for them at a free private screening of the first hour of the first episode of the new season of Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE. (no purchase necessary to attend free screening, call 507-481-2098 for availability)
Not broadcast until next year!
Included with your party invitation:
Downton Abbey-era hors d’oeuvres
Wine, apple cider, hot cocoa, etc.
Prizes and surprises!
Reserved seating during a free private screening of Downton Abbey Season Four on MASTERPIECE! (no purchase necessary to attend free screening, call 507-481-2098 for availability)
• Two invitations to the KSMQ Downton Abbey Party Season 1-4 on Blu-ray Downton Abbey cookbook - $300
Christmas At Assisi
Christmas at Assisi 2013
July 30, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
KSMQ-TV ADDS THREE TO ITS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AUSTIN, Minn.— An attorney with a practice in Preston, Minn. and two regional economic development experts have joined the board of directors of Austin-based KSMQ-TV. With its studio and offices located on the campus of Riverland Community College, KSMQ-TV is the PBS television affiliate serving southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa. The new members beginning their terms on the board are Pamela Bishop, Jennifer Gumbel and Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt.
"Our new members will bring a beneficial and diverse mix of talents to our board," said KSMQ Chairwoman Suzy Meneguzzo. "Their skills will certainly be welcomed as we seek ways to expand our local television programming during a time of transition in the media environment."
Pamela Bishop is the Business Senior Program Officer at the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation in Owatonna. Her responsibilities include strategy implementation and program management of the Foundation's regional business and economic development goals. Bishop is also active in the Vision 2020 initiative in Austin. She is a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.
Jennifer Gumbel is a partner with the law firm Springer & Gumbel, P.A. in Preston, Minn. Gumbel joined the firm in 2008. Her practice areas include criminal, probate and real estate. Gumbel is a cum laude graduate of the Drake University Law School in Des Moines.
Mandi Lighthizer-Schmidt is Executive Director of the United Way of Austin. A native of Willmar, Lighthizer-Schmidt earned a masters degree in Public and Nonprofit Institutions from St. Cloud State University. Among her numerous civic activities, Lighthizer-Schmidt serves as a member of the board of directors of The Hormel Foundation.