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Exclusive World Food Prize Live Coverage on IPTV
October 11, 2007
Television to Broadcast
World Food Prize Ceremony Live
Coverage of Laureate Ceremony Begins
Iowa)-- Iowa Public Television will provide
coverage of the 21st annual World Food Prize ceremony live
from the Iowa
capitol Thursday, October 18 at 7 p.m. The program, hosted by Lorenzo Sandoval,
will also be seen in high definition on IPTV-Digital channels across the state.
year’s $250,000 award honors Dr. Philip
E. Nelson of PurdueUniversity for his work
to develop technologies that have revolutionized the food industry,
particularly in the area of large-scale storage and transportations of fresh
fruit and vegetables using bulk aseptic food processing.
The World Food Prize was founded by Nobel Peace Prize
Laureate and Iowan Norman Borlaug.After
winning the Nobel Prize in 1970 for his achievements in agricultural research,
Borlaug envisioned a separate international award to recognize those who have
made significant contributions to improve the world's food supply.
World Food Prize 2007 will
be rebroadcast Sunday, October 21 at 1 p.m.
information about Iowa Public Television’s statewide broadcast of the ceremony,
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11, Des Moines; Channel 12, Iowa City; Channel 21, Fort Dodge; Channel 24,
Mason City; Channel 27, Sioux City; Channel 32, Waterloo; Channel 32, Council Bluffs; Channel 36, Davenport;
Channel 36, Red Oak. IPTV-Digital stations include: Channel 11.1, Des Moines;
Channel 12.1, Iowa City; Channel 21.1, Fort Dodge; Channel 24.1, Mason City;
Channel 27.1, Sioux City; Channel 32.1, Waterloo; Channel 32.1, Council Bluffs; Channel 36.1, Red Oak; Channel 36.1,
Davenport (coming soon).
For immediate release:
October 11, 2007
For information contact:
Jennifer Glover Konfrst, 515-242-3146