FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 22, 2007
WILD OHIO TELEVISION SHOW NOW AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET
Popular wildlife series to air on-demand on MyOutdoorTV.com
COLUMBUS, OH – Wild Ohio, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife’s popular television program, is now available on the Internet for viewing on-demand at MyOutdoorTV.com.
Wild Ohio features hunting, fishing, and wildlife interest stories specific to Ohio’s great resources. Each 30-minute episode contains tips and information useful to all wildlife enthusiasts. Wild Ohio is in its tenth year and airs on 35 stations throughout Ohio. The program currently airs on some public broadcasting outlets, but is not available in all parts of the state.
Now, viewers can see Wild Ohio anytime by simply going to wildohio.com and clicking on the “Watch Wild Ohio Television Now” button. Viewers can also log on to MyOutdoorTV.com and choose Wild Ohio from the Online TV Listings or select Ohio on the State Explorer link to watch Wild Ohio whenever they choose.
“We’re really excited to be partnering with My Outdoor TV.com,” said Vicki Mountz, executive administrator of information and education for the wildlife division. “It’s a great opportunity for us to showcase our state and its resources not just in Ohio, but all around the country.”
Viewers can search for specific topics included in episodes of Wild Ohio on the MyOutdoorTV.com home page. For example, if a viewer wanted to see stories on Lake Erie, traditional archery, yellow perch fishing or wild turkey hunting, Wild Ohio programs would be included in search results.
MyOutdoorTV.com is an exciting new Internet television network which streams the largest collection of outdoor video available online. Other well known shows being streamed on the site include Hank Parker Outdoors, Fishing with Roland Martin, Mark Sosin's Salt Water Journal, Larry Czonka's North to Alaska and Jimmy Houston Outdoors. There is no subscription fee and no required registration and the site is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
The ODNR Division of Wildlife is one of the nation’s first state wildlife agencies to begin offering its weekly television series to a broader audience as part of this powerful new forum.
For Further Information Contact:
Vicki Ervin, Division of Wildlife
Vicki Mountz, Division of Wildlife
Jane Beathard, ODNR Media Relations