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Public File Contact Information

FCC Public Inspection Files

WMVS/WMVT, hereafter referenced as Milwaukee PBS, is licensed to the nine member governing board of the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC).

Policy development for Milwaukee PBS is determined by the MATC Board with implementation and operations the responsibility of the MATC President, the Milwaukee PBS General Manager and staff.

Members of the public may obtain access to Milwaukee PBS FCC Public File information at the station offices located at:

WMVS/WMVT – TV
1036 N 8th Street
Milwaukee, WI

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5pm (except holidays and MATC closings) or at fcc.gov

The Milwaukee PBS legal custodian is the General Manager (414)297-7661

Members of the Public with disabilities needing assistance in accessing Milwaukee PBS Public Records should contact the Milwaukee PBS Manager of Administration and Planning at: (414)297-7553

Procedures for release/reproduction of these and all other Milwaukee PBS/MATC public records are outlined in MATC Policy viewable at: http://www.matc.edu/administration/upload/A0109.pdf

Milwaukee PBS Closed Captioning Contact Information

For closed captioning concerns, please contact Milwaukee PBS at:

Milwaukee PBS Closed Captioning Hotline
Phone: 414-271-1036 Ext. 77576
Fax: 414-297-8549
email: kukowskk@matc.edu

We will make every effort to respond or otherwise resolve your inquiry within 24 hours or 1 business day.

Written closed captioning complaints should be directed to the following:

Milwaukee PBS
Kevin Kukowski
1036 North 8th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1409
Phone: 414-271-1036 Ext. 77576
Fax: 414-297-8549
email: kukowskk@matc.edu

Before sending a formal written complaint, we recommend you first contact the Milwaukee PBS Closed Captioning Hotline at the number listed above. We may be able to resolve your problem immediately. In any event, we will respond to your written complaint within 30 days.

Please include the following information when writing us about closed captioning:

  • Which of our channels you are watching (10.1, 36.1, 36.2, 36.3, 36.4)?
  • Are you receiving our channels over the air with an antenna, or do you subscribe to Time Warner Cable, Charter Cable, Dish Network, DirecTV, or U-verse?
  • What is the date and time the problem with closed captioning occurred?
  • What is the name of the program with impaired closed captioning?
  • Is the closed captioning garbled, or is it missing entirely?
  • Is the picture itself breaking up when closed captioning is impaired?
  • Is closed captioning working properly for other programs on the same channel?
  • Is closed captioning working properly on other channels?

To properly receive closed captioning, the CC function in your digital TV or converter box must be turned on and set to CC1. Since each TV or converter box is different, please consult your owners manual for instructions on how to activate closed captioning. If you subscribe to Time Warner Cable, Charter Cable, Dish Network, DirecTV, or U-verse, please call their customer service number to obtain instructions on activating closed captioning with the equipment they provide as part of your subscription.

FCC Public Inspection Files

WMVS/WMVT, hereafter referenced as Milwaukee PBS, is licensed to the nine member governing board of the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC).

Policy development for Milwaukee PBS is determined by the MATC Board with implementation and operations being the responsibility of the MATC President, the Milwaukee PBS General Manager and staff.

FCC Public File information has been moved online. Members of the public may obtain access to Milwaukee PBS FCC Public File information via a computer terminal at the station offices located at:

WMVS/WMVT – TV
1036 N 8th Street
Milwaukee, WI

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5pm (except holidays and MATC closings) or at mptv.org or at fcc.gov

The Milwaukee PBS legal custodian is the General Manager (414) 297-7661

Members of the Public with disabilities needing assistance in accessing Milwaukee PBS Public Records should contact the Milwaukee PBS Manager of Administration and Planning at (414)297-7553

Procedures for release/reproduction of these and all other Milwaukee PBS/MATC public records are outlined in MATC Policy A0109 viewable at: