KBEH-TV Channel 63 debuts second season of Latino public service program
Posted by Elena del Valle on April 19, 2006
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Cristina Godoy, producer and host, “El 63 Para Ti”
Photo: Cristina Godoy
Los Angeles, California – Spanish-language television station, KBEH-TV Channel 63, Los Angeles debuted its second season of interactive interviews with Spanish-speaking political, business, education, legal and community on “El 63 Para Ti,” a public service program designed to integrate the growing Latino community with local, political and community resources.
“El 63 Para Ti’s goal is to give Latinos in Los Angeles access to the local, political and community resources that they need to have a greater voice in this market,” said Eduardo Suarez, director, Programming and Production. “Through interviews with our guests we seek to be a catalyst for positive change in this community.”
The show covers topics such as immigration law, finances, politics, education and health. Previous interviews have included: representatives from the California Highway Patrol; attorneys discussing Orange County’s proposal to enable the police department to act as immigration officers; financial experts speaking about taxes; government representatives from the cities of Santa Ana, Garden Grove, South Pasadena; and experts and counselors working against gangs. During the program, viewers can also call in to a toll-free number with questions or to make comments.
“We are also always interested in speaking with political leaders and experts who can assist us in explaining new proposals to the Hispanic community such as initiatives on providing drivers licenses for undocumented people, the pros and cons of using credit or information on tax preparation,” said Cristina Godoy, producer and host, “El 63 Para Ti.”
The program, which airs on Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m. with encore presentations Monday through Friday at 6 a.m., plans a monthly leadership section to recognize accomplishments by individuals in the Hispanic community.
“We are seeking recommendations for Latinos who are making important contributions in our community and who we can acknowledge on our show as role models,” said Godoy.
KBEH-TV Channel 63 Los Angeles airs 24-hours of Spanish-language programming and is targeting the elusive 18-34 generation of Latinos. The independent local broadcast station reaches more than 5.4 million households, including 3.8 million pay-TV households, in the Los Angeles and Santa Barbara DMAs. KBEH-TV is owned and operated by Bela Broadcasting, LLC; a privately held company based in Miami, Florida. For more information online visit Canal63.com.
Hello Linette Rodriguez and Christina Godoy:
I read with interest the story posted about your television program El 63 Para Ti with Christina Godoy. I have a wonderful idea for an upcoming broadcast. I do outreach for Santa Ana College’s School of Continuing Education. We offer quite an array of wonderful FREE classes. The majority of our classes are English as a Second Language but we also offer High School Subjects, Computer Training in both English and Spanish, Computer Repair in both English and Spanish, GED Test Preparation in both English and Spanish and Citizenship classes in both English and Spanish.
We also feature a College and Career Center and a Citizenship Center. Again, all of our classes are free and open to the public, no documentation is required. And, many sites offer FREE babysitting. I would love to discuss the possibility of coming on your program and discussing all of these wonderful opportunities with your audience. Please feel free to contact me at the following e-mail address or at the phone numbers listed below. Thank you for your consideration.
Anthony Garcia – Outreach – Santa Ana College
we would like retrotv back. they took retrotv off without notifing any of us.