About Us

CollegeTV Fort Wayne is operated from and by Purdue University Fort Wayne. CTV serves as a media resource and local cable television access point for Fort Wayne-based, non-profit, institutions of higher education. CTV may be seen on Comcast Cablevision (Channel 5), Frontier FiOS (Channel 30), or on our livestream feed at CollegeTV Live stream.


Hours of Operation

Day From To
Monday 8:00 a.m. 11 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. 11 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. 11 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. 11 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. 6 p.m.
Saturday 8:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
Sunday Noon 11 p.m.



BJ Lohmuller, Director bj.lohmuller@pfw.edu, 260 481 6056

Cameron Smolinske, Operations/Production Supervisor cameron.smolinske@pfw.edu, 260 481 6259

Jeremy Tucker, Operations/Production Supervisor jeremy.tucker@pfw.edu, 260 481 4144

Scott Troemel, Technical Services Coordinator troemels@pfw.edu, 260 481 6774


Mission Statement

The mission of CollegeTV Fort Wayne is to extend the services of local, non-proprietary, post-secondary educational institutions via cable television. As host of CTV, PFW manages the channel and is its chief programmer.

  1. As manager of college access, the mission of PFW is to operate the channel in accordance with the Memorandum of Agreement (1/14/81); to encourage and coordinate the participation of local postsecondary institutions in college cable access; to insure that appropriate facilities, equipment, and staff are available for origination; and to develop financial support for the channel among educational institutions, foundations, corporations, and individuals. As host of CTV, PFW manages the channel and is its chief programmer.

  2. As a programmer, the mission of PFW is to extend PFW's teaching and service missions; to inform and enlighten the public about PFW and higher education in general; to assist the area's citizenry in gaining access to postsecondary educational opportunities and in achieving career goals through education; to showcase university programs and people; and to serve as a communication link between the university and the community.



CollegeTV Fort Wayne is an organization member of the Alliance for Community Media, a national Public, Education, and Government Access advocacy organization.

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Last updated: September 20, 2018 14:47