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KDOV-LP to Receive NRB Low Power Television Station of the Year Award
KDOV-LP, a.k.a. theDove (Medford, OR), will receive the prestigious NRB Low Power Station of the Year Award February 21st at the NRB 2012 Convention & Exposition.
KDOV has a big vision to reach as many people as possible with the Good News,” said NRB President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright. “Through understanding the media habits of their audience, theDove has used their low power station to reach far beyond their home base of Medford, Oregon
The Low Power NRB Station of the Year Award is presented—with an understanding of budgetary restraints and broadcast limitations—to a television station that displays innovative and creative programming through its daily schedule; demonstrates sound financial decisions; is a force for the Gospel in its coverage of local Christian events, issues and stories;demonstrates a commitment to produce local programming to meet the spiritual needs of people within the TV station's broadcast area; and works in partnership with local churches and ministries to provide a media platform for voices unable to be heard elsewhere.
We are humbled and at the same time very excited by this recognition,” said President of theDove TV Perry Atkinson. “It’s been our desire to create a new model for Christian television in America; a family-friendly TV station that attracts viewers from all generations and walks of life.
The miracle story behind theDove TV is that theDove radio audience donated all the necessary funds to build theDove TV debt-free. In just two years theDove TV made its debut and is now seen on UHF channel 44, as well as Charter Cable Channel 18 in Medford and Grants Pass, and on Charter Channel 89 in Klamath Falls.
It’s a great acknowledgment of the terrific programs and features you see on theDove,” said Atkinson. “We are thankful to our listeners and viewers for allowing theDove to be acknowledged in this way.
About theDove TV (KDOV-LP)
The mission of theDove is to proclaim the life changing message of Jesus Christ, to affirm the faith of believers in Jesus Christ, to provide hope and truth to the seeker, and to encourage growth and maturity for the seasoned believer to become reproductive in their faith. Focusing on how potential audiences use media (TV, radio, and social portals), theDove continues its efforts to make the necessary changes needed to connect with their current audience, along with future audiences that may engage with the message heard and seen on theDove.
The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) is a non-partisan, international association of Christian communicators whose member organizations represent millions of listeners, viewers, and readers. Our mission is to advance biblical truth; to promote media excellence; and to defend free speech. In addition to promoting standards of excellence, integrity, and accountability, NRB provides networking, educational, ministry, and fellowship opportunities for its members. Learn more at www.nrb.org.