KTXT-TV Channel 5 Hires New Development Officer

Kelley Pitts Joins Local PBS Station on Texas Tech University Campus

DATE: Feb. 20, 2007
CONTACT: Sally Logue Post, sally.post@ttu.edu
(806) 742-2136

Pat Cates, associate vice provost for television operations at KTXT-TV, recently announced the appointment of Kelley Pitts as development officer for KTXT-TV Channel 5, the PBS station in Lubbock.

Pitts, a graduate of Texas Tech, will manage the KTXT-TV development program including major gifts, endowment gifts, planned gifts, membership, annual fund, and corporate and foundation giving. Pitts will serve as part of the management and marketing teams for Channel 5.

"We are very pleased to have Kelley join the Channel 5 team," said Cates. "Her past experience working with non profit groups and numerous businesses in Lubbock will be extremely valuable."

Before joining Channel 5, Pitts served as Marketing Coordinator for Mr. Gatti’s of Lubbock.

"I’m really excited about teaming up with Channel 5 to fulfill the needs of our community and serve Channel 5’s donor interests by providing quality programming focused on arts and education," Pitts said.

For more information about KTXT-TV Channel 5, call (806) 742-2209 or visit www.ktxt.org and for more information about public television, visit www.pbs.org.