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SHPTV Hires GM

Larry CalveryThe Smoky Hills Public Television Board of Directors has named Larry Calvery as CEO/General Manager.

Calvery grew up in Hays where he currently lives and has spent over 20 years in broadcasting. He held the position of corporate support representative for Smoky Hills Public Television from 2004 to 2007 when he left to serve as general manager of KRSL Russell Radio. Calvery returned to SHPTV in 2013.

Calvery had been serving as the interim general manager following the resignation of Dawn Gabel in May.

"I am honored to be selected as the next GM/CEO of Smoky Hills Public Television and wish to thank the Board of Directors for their confidence in me," said Calvery. "It is a privilege to be part of an organization that strives to provide the kind of content viewers can't find anywhere else and has a strong commitment to children's education by ensuring that Smoky Hills Public Television's educational programming can reach children anytime, anywhere in our viewing area."

(Information and photo courtesy SHPTV.)

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