Jessie Goldberg is the account executive for MUTV Promotions.
MUTV is a student-run television station on MU’s campus. We are excited to announce our new partnership with Columbia Access Television. Now, viewers all over Columbia can tune into our shows.
We have worked with CAT in the past, but our partnership faded as we transitioned to High Definition. This year, with the help of the Missouri Students Association, talks surfaced about reconnecting with CAT. Next, we set up a meeting with them and discussed the possibility of airing our shows on its channel. CAT encouraged the partnership and was excited to share our shows with the public. As a result, our shows began airing at the beginning of November.
“Thanks to this partnership, we're able to share our original content with an audience beyond students who live on campus,” said Amanda Sohaney, MUTV general manager. “Now, any member of the community with a TV can watch and enjoy MUTV.”
CAT will air our five shows – 23 News, The Prowl, This Week in 23 Sports, Tailgaters and Triple Play. Our shows are all written, produced and anchored by MU students. Our traditional news show, 23 News, covers current events around MU, Columbia and Mid-Missouri. It keeps viewers up-to-date on campus and local issues. Our entertainment show, The Prowl, covers the arts and entertainment scene on campus as well as Columbia. One of our three sports shows, This Week in 23 Sports, recaps Mizzou’s biggest games, plays and sporting events of the previous week. Tailgaters is a show for the modern sports fan. It features news on current popular sports topics and sports analyses. Our third sports show, Triple Play, is a game show. It consists of sports trivia questions and offers students the chance to participate.
In the late 1990s, the Missouri Students Association founded MUTV. When MU’s Student Center began renovation in 2007, the MUTV general manager helped design the new studio. It opened in the 2012 spring semester and is furnished with a full set, green screen and production room. We also offer popular movies for view on our campus channel.
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