Tv operations consolodating
USAA, a diversified financial services company, announced it will close its Sacramento, Calif., operations and part of its Norfolk, Va., operations, consolidating operations into other U. “This consolidation of facilities is driven by real estate capacity and expenses,” said USAA President and CEO Joe Robles, noting the company currently has more than 5,000 vacant seats not needed. Employees in good standing affected by the consolidation will be offered relocation to another USAA office in San Antonio, Texas, Phoenix, Colorado Springs, Colo., or Tampa, Fla.At the same time, BYUradio has continued to grow its nationwide audience on satellite radio by offering more than 3,000 hours of original content each year, including unprecedented growth in podcasts.BYUtv is the only national network originating from Utah and creates more original entertainment and live sports content than any other channel in Utah.BYUtv International, which had limited distribution across Latin America, will discontinue over-the-air, satellite and cable broadcasts.This will enable BYU Broadcasting to further invest in international content available over its state-of-the-art streaming services offered at The changes will take effect on June 30, 2018, at which time BYU Broadcasting will center all its resources and attention on two closely-correlated, multiplatform products, BYUtv and BYUradio.
At the same time, we will also be able to offer the Utah market comprehensive HD access to these major investments in content, including more than 500 hours annually of live HD collegiate sports programming.”BYUtv’s original programming, including Studio C, Granite Flats, Random Acts, American Ride and Story Trek as well as original music specials, feature films, docudramas and sports programming, has garnered 77 Emmy Awards over the last six years.Likewise, BYUradio is the only Utah-based radio service available nationwide on Sirius XM.In addition to BYU Broadcasting’s offerings on traditional television and radio platforms, such as over-the-air, cable and satellite delivery, BYU Broadcasting has been a pioneer in digital delivery of its content.BYU Broadcasting today announced plans to consolidate its television operations, BYUtv, KBYU Channel Eleven and BYUtv International, into one, nationwide television network.Similarly, BYU Broadcasting said it plans to consolidate its radio operations, BYUradio (on Sirius XM Satellite Radio) and KBYU-FM/Classical 89, into a single radio network.