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Localism Task Force Public Hearing
Charlotte, NC - 10/22/03

The FCC's Localism Task Force has scheduled six public hearings on the subject of localism, and is holding the first of these in Charlotte, North Carolina. The purpose of this public hearing is to gather information from consumers, industry, civic organizations, and others on broadcasters’ service to their local communities.


Below are panelist statements received electronically by the commencement of the hearing.

Jim Keelor
President & COO, Liberty Corporation
Licensee of Television Stations in Columbia, South Carolina and Wilmington, North Carolina
Biography | Statement

Debbie Kwei
General Manager, WCHH-FM (Radio One)
Harrisburg, North Carolina

Tift Merritt

Joan Siefert Rose
General Manager, WUNC-FM (Noncommercial) (University of North Carolina)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Biography | Statement

Terri Avery
Operations Manager/Program Director, WBAV-FM (Viacom /Infinity)
Gastonia, North Carolina
Biography | Statement

Jim Goodmon
President and CEO
Capitol Broadcasting Company
Licensee of Television Stations in Charlotte, Raleigh and Wilmington, North Carolina and a Radio Station in Raleigh, North Carolina
Biography | Statement

Mary Klenz
President, North Carolina League of Women Voters
Biography | Statement

John Rustin
Director, Government Relations
North Carolina Family Policy Council
Biography | Statement

Michael Ward
General Manager, WNCN-TV (NBC Owned and Operated)
Goldsboro, North Carolina
Biography | Statement

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