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James McDonald Joins Colorado Public Television Board of Directors

DENVER – December 10, 2008 – James McDonald, founder and chief executive officer of Wind River Group, a technical and regulatory broadcast consulting firm, has been named to the board of directors of Colorado Public Television, KBDI-PBS/12.

Wind River Group’s 35-year history includes design and development of broadcast, communications and cable TV systems, broadcast and recording studios, arena and theater sound systems, radio stations and a variety of integrated systems for schools, hospitals, commercial enterprises and multifamily residential complexes in the Mountain West.

McDonald has published industry textbooks and regulatory guides. The guides, now managed by Wind River Group, are used by broadcast stations and universities. He also owns low power TV stations in Casper and Cody, Wyoming.

A native of Colorado, McDonald attended the University of Colorado, began his career at the Boulder FM station which has since become KBCO, and later served as a military officer in Germany.

McDonald and his wife, Nancy, reside in Loveland where he has served as a long-time member of the City of Loveland’s Communications Technologies Commission.

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