community + cultural info


September 22, 2003 

For More Information Contact:

Thomas Poole, Executive Director (412) 322-7570 e-mail

Darlene Terry, Outreach Director (412) 322-7570 e-mail 


Pittsburgh Community Television Proudly Announces A NEW TALENT CONTEST: “MAKE THE C.U.T.” (Citywide Undiscovered Talent)  

First Place will receive a GRAND PRIZE OF $1,500 AND A VIDEO PROMO REEL  

Pittsburgh, PA—Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV) is in search of performing artists with original talent for our Citywide Undiscovered Talent showcase to “Make the C.U.T.” Auditions for this new television show will take place October 25, 30 and November 14 and 15 2003 at the PCTV studio, 1300 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233. Videotape auditions can also be submitted. The minimum age for participants is 16, and the non –refundable application fee is $35.00. The deadline for the application is October 31, 2003, and the fee must be paid in full when submitting the application. We will accept cash, check or money order. No credit cards will be accepted.  

PCTV is a non-profit 501(c) (3) public access television station that reaches over 100,000 households in the city of Pittsburgh. This fundraising event is designed to create more exposure for the station. Money raised from this event will be used for many purposes, including purchasing more digital equipment to make producing television shows easier for Community Producers, helping the station’s relocation efforts, and to expanding/upgrading our new playback system to enable 24-hour-a-day programming.  

We seek to promote our event by attracting a media sponsor, as well as encouraging business to donate prizes, and assist in distributing applications to contestants. 

In other news the station’s web page has twice won the National Hometown Video Festival Award sponsored by the Alliance for Community Media. For more information about PCTV, and the talent contest, please visit our web site at


Pittsburgh Community Television, 1300 Western Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

Phone: (412) 322-7570 Fax: (412) 231-2292 


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