Punch TV Network Arrives In Louisiana

Top Quote Punch TV was not haphazardly conceived and operationalized. Its Founder, President and CEO, Mr. Joseph Collins, analyzed the marketplace of television programming options, constructed positioning map, and identified areas of unment needs. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 02, 2011 - Los Angeles, Calif. -Joseph Collins, entrepreneur, pastor, scriptwriter, filmmaker, editor, videographer, and pioneer, and the President and CEO of Punch Television Network, America's newest national network, is acknowledged by all who know him as a visionary, an innovator, and an eclectic 21st Century Renaissance Man. Who has never realized that dreams do not always come true, and because Joseph is unaware of the possibility of failure, he continually transforms roadblocks and challenges into opportunities.

    Most recently, Joseph Collins has partnered with another kindred spirit, Dr. Ernest L. Johnson, Sr. Ernest L. Johnson has over 35 years professional, leadership and management experience in a number of high-level legal, financial, educational, civic and public policy positions. He was elected as a Member to the NAACP National Board of Directors in 2006, Chairman of the NAACP National Nominating Committee 2008/2010 and Chairman of the Member and Units Committee in 2009. In 2001, he was appointed by the President and confirmed by the U.S. Dr. Josephson is the managing partner of the Thought Network Broadcasting which consists of the following television stations: Channel 31 Shreveport, Channel 45 Monroe and Channel 45 Alexandria along with WTQT-LPFM 94.9 Baton Rouge, and KTJZ-FM 97.5 in Tallulah/Vicksburg. These new affiliates will make Punch Television Network available to more than 500,000 new viewers in Shreveport City, Louisiana (193,017); Bossier City, LA (59,237); Monroe City, LA (49,088); West Monroe City, LA (12,600); Alexandria City, LA (45,991); and Pineville City, LA (12,361). However, when County residents are included, it is anticipated that Punch Television Network will be available to m\e than 1.5 million new predominantly African American households in Northern Louisiana. 4

    Channel 31 in Shreveport, and Bossier city Channel 45 in Alexandria and Channel 45 in Monroe and West Monroe, Dr. Josephson has now partnered with Mr. Collins by making these television stations Punch Television Network's next set of affiliate stations allowing Punch's unique programming to be available over-the-air. This venture does, indeed, represent the partnering of two innovators.

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