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WLRN Captioning Certificate

Revised certificate posted on April 2024 

Programming produced by WLRN-TV, identified in Attachment A, complies with the closed captioning requirements established by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality.

Programming provided by WLRN-TV complies with these regulations by either:

(i) satisfying the caption quality standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(j)(2);
(ii) adopting and following the “Video Programmer Best Practices” set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(k)(1); or
(iii) being subject to one or more of the captioning exemptions set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1(d),

including programming for which the audio is in a language other than English or Spanish and that is not scripted programming that can be captioned using the “electronic news room” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of non-vocal music.

Here is the link to Attachment A-List of Programs

Here's the link to the FCC guide on captioning rules:

Here's the link to the federal rule language:

Adrienne Kennedy, Vice President of Television & Original Productions | WLRN Public Media


Questions regarding WLRN Public Media and captioned programming can be directed to Adrienne Kennedy at 305-995-2256 or by email to akennedy@wlrn.org

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