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Contact: Kristin Tutino, (585) 258-0253

WXXI AND WDKX INTRODUCE THE NEW SUPERINTENDENT OF THE ROCHESTER CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT JEAN-CLAUDE BRIZARD TO THE COMMUNITY IN AN INTERACTIVE , DAY-LONG MEDIA EFFORT
Brizard: Square One Airs January 31, beginning at 7 a.m.

Rochester, New York (January 25, 2008) – In November 2007, Jean-Claude Brizard was appointed Superintendent of the Rochester City School District. On Thursday, January 31st, which marks his 30th day at the helm, Brizard will participate in a media event designed to introduce him to the Rochester community. In Brizard: Square One AM 1370 and WDKX-FM 103.9 listeners, and WXXI-TV viewers can tune in throughout the day and follow Brizard from Dr. Freddie Thomas High School at 7 a.m. to a special edition of 1370 Connection at 12 noon to a live call-in Need to Know special at 9 p.m. and much more. In addition to the radio and television coverage, materials including video clips, reports, and interactive features will be posted online at WXXI.org/brizard. A complete broadcast schedule is listed below.

Brizard: Square One – Thursday, January 31, beginning at 7 a.m.
7 a.m. WDKX 103.9 The Wake Up Club
LIVE from Dr. Freddie Thomas High School with hosts Tariq Spence & Liz Medhin
Brizard will answer questions from WDKX listeners calling in.

7:40 a.m. WXXI-AM 1370 and WRUR-FM 88.5 Morning Edition
LIVE from Dr. Freddie Thomas High School, Brizard calls into WXXI studios to speak with AM 1370 host Alex Crichton.

9 a.m. WXXI-AM 1370 & WDKX-FM 103.9 Brizard: Square One Student Forum
LIVE from Dr. Freddie Thomas High School with hosts Tariq Spence & Bob Smith,
Brizard will take questions from students during this 90-minute student assembly.

Noon WXXI-AM 1370, WDKX-FM 103.9, City 12 Special Edition of WXXI's 1370 Connection
Brizard joins host Bob Smith on 1370 Connection to talk about his work with the Rochester City School District. The phone lines will be open to take calls from listeners. The number in the studio is 585-263-9994.

5:20 p.m. WXXI-AM 1370 & WRUR-FM 88.5 during All Things Considered
Brizard calls into WXXI studios to speak with AM 1370 host Rachel Ward.

9 p.m. WXXI-TV 21 (cable 11) Special Edition of Need to Know
LIVE television call-in with hosts Liz Medhin and Julie Philipp. Brizard joins the two in studio and takes calls from viewers. The number in the studio is 1-800-295-9994 or 585-454-6300.

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