For Immediate Release
WXXI’S BOB OWENS RECEIVES THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FROM THE PUBLIC TELEVISION PROGRAMMERS ASSOCIATION
(Rochester, New York) May 2, 2005 – At the PBS Showcase in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 12, The Public Television Programmers Association (PTPA) presented WXXI’s Robert L. Owens, Jr. with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Owens, who has been the Director of Television Programming at WXXI for more than 20 years, was honored for his ability to maintain a consistently strong audience over the years in a difficult diary market, and in recognition of his many skills and accomplishments.
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