For Immediate Release
Contact: Kristin Tutino, (585) 258-0253

WXXI NAMES JOHN OVERLAN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF
BROADCAST PRODUCTION

(Rochester, New York) May 31, 2006 – WXXI Public Broadcasting Council has promoted John Overlan to Executive Director of Broadcast Production. Overlan has worked at WXXI for over 25 years and was previously the Executive Producer of Regional Productions. As Executive Director of Broadcast Production, he will be responsible for production activities of the television division across all platforms; including analog, digital, interactive and others. Overlan will manage production activities for studio, remote and field programs and direct scheduling of appropriate equipment and personnel. Most importantly he will assure appropriate production values and processes are in place for television programs and formats. Overlan resides in Brighton.

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