KTXT-TV Volunteer Wins National Award

Tom Stalcup, a production volunteer for more than 14 years, was given a Distinguished Service Award by the National Friends of Public Broadcasting.

During his years with KTXT-TV, Stalcup has served as a camera operator, floor director and volunteer recruiter for the station's pledge drives.

During his years with KTXT-TV, Stalcup has served as a camera operator, floor director and volunteer recruiter for the station's pledge drives. Photo courtesy of KTXT-TV.

Longtime KTXT-TV production volunteer Tom Stalcup was awarded the 2010 National Friends of Public Broadcasting Distinguished Service Award during the PBS Annual Meeting in Austin.

For more than 14 years, Stalcup has volunteered as camera operator, floor director and volunteer recruiter for KTXT-TV’s pledge drives. He also donated his time and money to other KTXT-TV productions such as “StoryTellers and MusicMakers,” “Jesse ‘Guitar’ Taylor” and “Jay Boy Adams, 20 Years Later.”

Stalcup is the program coordinator for the Video Production Technology program at South Plains College in Levelland.

National Friends of Public Broadcasting was established in 1970 as a resource for public broadcasting station volunteers and a liaison between volunteers and their local stations.

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KTTZ-TV Channel 5's digital signal reaches a population of approximately 330,000 in 13 counties; cable and satellite extend service area to a total of 21 counties.

The stations diverse programming features 49 hours of educational childrens programming each week. KTTZ-TVs focus on arts, education, community outreach and quality programming for both children and adults makes it a vital part of the community...educating, entertaining and enlightening viewers of all ages.

KTTZ-TV operates as the Educational Television Department under the Office of the Provost.

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