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Educate students on a global scale. And pay nothing.
•Join the Channel One community of schools currently giving students the world every day.

•Say “Yes!” to award-winning educational video content and cost-free technology resources.

•Membership is limited, and very popular, so don’t delay.


All this from a network on a mission to inform and empower young people.
• Breaking

news from around the globe to millions of student viewers from coast-to-coast.

• Curriculum videos
• Digital video

for classroom use by teachers.

system featuring a state-of-the-art DVR as the centerpiece PLUS a cable network connecting Channel Oneprovided TVs in every classroom. All equipment is furnished, installed, and maintained by us cost-free.

• Online resources

featuring daily lesson plans, weekly quizzes, broadband video channel for teens called “livewire”, and so much more.


Meet the reporters for the 2007-2008 broadcast season.
Jessica Kumari developed her passion for news as a student at Georgetown University where she joined the campus TV station. After graduation, Jessica served in the NBC Page Program before landing a production assistant position on “Nightly News with Brian Williams.” Jessica earned her journalism stripes at Cablevision’s News 12, where she shot, edited and wrote all of her own stories.

Tony Anderson is our people person. He loves mastering the fine art of conducting a great interview. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Tony discovered his desire to be a journalist while attending Delaware State University. Tony went on to work at BET where he had the opportunity to interview high profile people from all aspects of public life, making him a perfect choice for Channel One News.

Chris Browne has journalism in his DNA. His father, a respected producer and news executive, shared stories about the golden age of television news with Chris as he was growing up...and he has been hooked ever since. Chris comes to Channel One News from CNN, where he worked as an assignment editor and field producer. Before starting his career in journalism, Chris studied English literature and Latin American Studies at Princeton University.


No assembly required. We offer remarkable ease of use.
We produce and transmit content daily:

Channel One News, the flagship programming of Channel One service, is a 12-minute daily news show tailored for student viewing in class. Channel One Connection is a free video service offering member schools hundreds of hours of cost-free educational video content correlated to core curricula.

We furnish the equipment:
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Satellite Antenna - stationary 1.2 meter KU band satellite dish, installed using a non-penetrating roof mount. Preview Monitor - installed near the head-end unit and allows you to preview Channel One News before broadcasting school wide, and serves as a navigation screen to access and use Channel One video content. Classroom TVs – color, cable ready sets are provide (1 TV is provided for every 23 students in grades 6–12)

We provide ongoing support:
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Toll free Help Desk service is available at 800.251.4039. We have a team of highly skilled field service technicians ready to be dispatched to your school.

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Digital Video Recorder (DVR) to record, store, and playback video content. Hard disk enabling programming to be stored directly on the DVR. Satellite receiver and multiple inputs for school video equipment connections.


Beyond the news: curriculum videos for teachers.
•Channel One Connection is our free video service for teachers. •Each school’s video library will grow by hundreds of new titles annually, courtesy of their Channel One membership. •Utilizing video content in class helps teachers add color and texture to daily lessons.

[ Jan-2008 C1C program guide ]

Beyond the news: Online resources for teachers.
• is our online destination for teachers. • The site enables teachers to download a daily lesson plan corresponding to the day’s Channel One News show. • Featuring a weekly news quiz and detailed program descriptions of Channel One Connection programs, the site helps teachers make the most of their school’s Channel One membership.
• NEW IN 2007-2008: teachers can review the national and state standards met by each day’s Channel One News broadcast.

Beyond the news: Online resources for teens
• is a safe and interactive website for teens.
•Featuring learning-rich games and quizzes, is a trusted online resource for young people. •“Livewire”, the broadband video channel at, enables students to watch the day’s Channel One News program or video clips from past shows.


Beyond the news: Online resources for media specialists
• offers technology officers and school media specialists an online guide to equipment operation and utilization tips.
•Featuring diagrams and “how to” quick guides, the website is user friendly and easy-tonavigate. •New user tools equip Channel One novices with everything they need to know to ensure their school remains a member in good standing.

Don’t take our word for it. Read what peer educators have to say.
“Channel One opens the world to our students. The news reports are delivered in a refreshing style. It's great to see former Channel One anchors accomplishing even more in the news media after their time on Channel One!” --High School Media Specialist in Claremore, OK “The students love Channel One!” --Middle School Computer Technician in West Deptford, NJ “For some students this is all the news they see. After homeroom I will hear them in the hall talking about what they saw on Channel One. It serves as a very effective way to get students into the classroom and into a learning mode.” --Middle School Media Specialist in Newnan, GA “Channel One News is a very useful complement to studies in media, current events, government, health, education and other important subjects.” --High School Media Instructor in Springfield, IL

“Channel One helps our students to stay up-todate with what is happening in the world. Channel One provides us with a resource to connect students from the textbook to the real world.” --Middle School Assistant Principal in Zanesville, OH

“Watching Channel One engages students and staff to share stories they can relate to in the news.” --High School Library/Media Specialist in Rumford, ME


Must-have’s for new members:

Student enrollment of at least 350 in any configuration of grades 6-12.
Agree to show Channel One News, which contains ten minutes of news content and two minutes of sponsored segments, to students on at least 90% of in-session school days.



Appoint a staff member to operate Channel One equipment and report malfunctions to our Help Desk at 800.251.4039.


Application is easy.

Review the terms - Participation Terms & Conditions that can be found online at


Complete and sign the School Agreement signature form (also available at Submit the signature form by fax to 770.613.0222 or by mail to 3100 Breckinridge Blvd., Suite 529, Duluth, GA 30096.



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