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Press ReleaseApril 8, 2019

Spectrum Networks to Air 'Guns In Ohio: Schools Under Fire' An Exclusive Documentary and Community Forum on Gun Violence in Ohio at 7 PM on April 10

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 A 30-Minute Open Discussion Will Air Immediately Following the Documentary

Columbus, Ohio – Spectrum Networks today announced it will present "Guns In Ohio: Schools Under Fire," an exclusive documentary that will examine gun violence on school campuses in Ohio and present both sides of the hotly-debated issue of arming school officials to combat future tragedies. "Guns In Ohio: Schools Under Fire" will air on Spectrum News 1 at 7 PM on April 10 and be followed by a half-hour open discussion with local community members.

Narrated by Spectrum News 1 Anchor Curtis Jackson, the 30-minute special will give viewers a first-hand account of the trauma suffered by students who are victims of gun violence and their families. The documentary will also go one-on-one with high school officials from two schools that made immediate changes, including arming teachers. "Guns In Ohio: Schools Under Fire" will also look at how organizations like FASTER Saves Lives are educating administrators on the ramifications of arming school officials.

Following the documentary, Spectrum News 1 Anchor Curtis Jackson will host a community discussion on gun violence on school campuses. Guests will include: FASTER Saves Lives Program Director Joe Eaton; Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper; West Liberty-Salem Local School District Superintendent Kraig Hissong; and University of Cincinnati Professor Brian Calfano, Ph.D.

"Guns In Ohio: Schools Under Fire" will air on Spectrum News 1 on channel 1. Spectrum News 1 is available exclusively to Spectrum subscribers.

About Spectrum Networks

Spectrum Networks is a series of 24/7 news and sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR), a leading broadband communications company and the second largest cable operator in the United States. Spectrum Networks carry distinct, comprehensive, and exclusive local programming on 31 networks across 12 states. More information on Spectrum Networks is available at

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