|LIVE WEBCAST OF SOUTHEASTERN CHANNEL NOW AVAILABLE
HAMMOND – A live, around the clock
webcast of the Southeastern Channel, Southeastern Louisiana University’s
educational access channel on Charter Cable Channel 18, is now available
on the channel’s award-winning web site, www.selu.edu/tv.
Users can access the webcast through
a link at the top right of the channel’s Internet home page.
“Live streaming is currently done by
only a few of the top university television channels in the country,” said
Provost John Crain. “This provides instant access to our channel programming
for viewers outside of the cable broadcast area and an additional means
of access for all other viewers.”
Rick Settoon, general manager of the
Southeastern Channel, said that the channel’s web site, which recently
won an international Axiem Award, will soon make available archived Southeastern
Channel programs such as selected documentaries, magazine shows, lectures
and musical events along with the university’s news magazine, “Southeastern
Times,” and sports show, “The Big Game.” Eventually, university telecourses
will also be made available online.
“The university’s information technology
department headed by Mike Asoodeh deserves credit for adding these new
cyber abilities to the Southeastern Channel website,” Settoon said.
“Webmaster Kevin Calmes was instrumental in getting our webcast up and
The Southeastern Channel reaches a
potential 92,000 households and 240,000 viewers throughout the north shore
region. It can be seen on Charter Cable Channel 18 in Tangipahoa, St. Tammany,
and Livingston parishes and on Channel 17 in Washington Parish.
The Southeastern Channel’s broadcast
schedule is available on its website, in the Hammond Daily Star, or on
the Charter digital cable menu.