Richard J. McCollough
sent us this press release, regarding a new news service for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing community, set to launch in January 2011:
American Abilities Television Network
(AATV), a Broadcast Internet provider of programming for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing has launched a new and revolutionary service.
AATV NEWS CENTER
is the world's first continuously updated news service providing news and information from the Deaf & Hard of Hearing communities across the United States and the World.
Richard J. McCollough, AATV Founder/Producer/Director says "AATV NEWS CENTER has initially launched on our website www.mirusmedia.net with daily updates.
Our sources of news and information come from the hundreds of institutions, organizations, individuals and governments across the country.
We are focused on the happenings in the Deaf & Hard of Hearing world just as AP, Reuters
, and the Television Networks are focused on the news in the hearing world.
We have started small and our goal is to grow into a credible, reliable news operation in the years to come, eventually employing a number of Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Hearing Reporters & Producers working together.
Next January 2011 we will launch AATV NEWS CENTER
updates on our AATV Programs seen on Cable CW 16/Digital 13.2 in Rochester, NY."
AATV was created by Richard J. McCollough, a Broadcast Meteorologist and Multi-Award Winning Producer/Director in 2002 and launched on the air on Cable CW16/Digital 13.2 in Rochester, NY on January 13, 2008.