Longtime Chautauquan Paul Anthony will be the next person featured on the new Access TV Channel 5 program called "Chautauqua People," which debuted in July. Anthony has been a Chautauquan for 33 seasons.
"Chautauqua People" will feature special guests who have interesting connections to Chautauqua Institution such as Anthony, who was instrumental in establishing the Catholic House and enriching the Catholic community.
Anthony has spent more than 45 years performing in all manner of broadcast and non-broadcast media. He has worked for every major network including 20 years as a weatherman on the NBC and CBS affiliates in Washington, D.C. Anthony has hosted countless panel discussions and talk shows, did network radio for ABC and Mutual, is frequently seen and heard nationally on PBS including more than 40 years as the announcer on the PBS program "Washington Week" and has done extensive work as a commercial, corporate spokesman and narrator for Discovery and PBS, among others. Anthony is a graduate of Georgetown University and attended Catholic University's Graduate School of Speech and Drama.
Anthony will be interviewed by "Chautauqua People" producer John Viehe, a member of the Chautauqua Institution Board of Trustees. Viehe teaches psychology at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., during the academic year.
The program will air on Access Channel 5 at 12:30 and 6:30 p.m. each day beginning Saturday with the last airing on Aug. 9.
Access Channel 5 is available to cable viewers in the Mayville, Chautauqua, North Harmony, Sherman, Westfield and Portland areas. Viewers should note that all area public access channels have been dropped from Time Warner's analog service, but can be received on digital service with a converter or on a digital television that has been autoscanned.