SARASOTA, FL (December 21, 2014) – The Central West Coast Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (CWC-FPRA) will host an exclusive tour of the WWSB, ABC 7 television studio on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at 1477 10th Street, Sarasota, FL 34236.
Attendees will enjoy a boxed lunch from Panera Bread. Networking and lunch is at 11:30 a.m. and the station tour is from noon – 1:00 p.m.
The comprehensive tour will include the newsroom, production and engineering/control departments as well as the opportunity to see first-hand the live broadcast of the News at Noon. Participants will have the opportunity to meet both Steve Sabato, ABC 7 Director of News and Digital Content and Lisa Bernstein, Producer of ABC 7 Suncoast View.
About ABC 7
For over 40 years WWSB, ABC 7 has been the local news leader for the Suncoast. It’s the only station with a team of extraordinarily experienced News and Weather Anchors who have covered the Suncoast’s local news, weather and sports for decades.
In November 2001, ABC 7 moved into its digital state of the art facility in downtown Sarasota. With everything from robotic cameras to server-based video editing and playback, this 21,500 square foot building provides all the resources necessary to be the leader in local news coverage over the air and on the web.
ABC 7 has more experience covering local news and weather than any other channel on the Suncoast from Manatee to Sarasota and Charlotte Counties and over to DeSoto and Hardee Counties.
ABC 7 reaches more than 400,000 households every day and is the most watched local TV station on the Suncoast. ABC 7 is carried on Verizon, Comcast, Bright House, Dish Network, DirecTV and on Digital Antenna.
The Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) has been serving Florida public relations professionals for 70 years, having been founded in 1938 by Lt. Col. John W. Dillin. FPRA is the oldest public relations organization in the United States. There are 15 professional chapters and many university chapters located throughout Florida, including the Central West Coast Chapter. The Central West Coast Chapter was formed in 1966 and has more than 80 members from Sarasota, Manatee and DeSoto counties. Members represent area businesses, nonprofits, independent public relations agencies/partnerships, and students. For more information, please visit www.cwcfpra.com.