Q: How does my church get on TV?
A: The first thing you need to do is devise a budget. Define your purpose for going on TV. Then, without signing any contract, consider a time you might deem appropriate for your broadcast. Once you do that, call all the stations in your area and find out what it costs to air a 30-minute show. Don't let them pressure you into securing airtime. Let them know you are only devising your budget and you will let them know when you are ready to proceed.
Now you need to find someone to produce your program. You can certainly purchase your own equipment, but be weary of who you contact. Some companies will not take the time to make sure you know what you are buying and will sell you equipment that is obsolete, or that may not be what is best for you. Or you can contract a production facility like us to handle everything, including getting the airtime for you.
There are a number of costs involved, and the process could take a few months to get ready and organized. Going on TV is a big commitment, and you want to make sure it is something you want to do. Lastly, even if you don't use our company for production, air time, or closed-captioning, we would be more than happy to discuss your possibilities absolutely free of charge.