KIXE-TV is a not-for-profit, community, public television corporation with the responsibility to serve the interest, convenience, and necessity of its viewing communities. Among its many educational missions, KIXE is charged to utilize new telecommunications technology to enhance the station's ability to serve the communities located in the ten-county area of superior California.
EDUCATE - ENLIGHTEN - ENTERTAIN
KIXE broadcasts only in digital VHF channel 9 at 15-thousand watts and covers a 130 mile radius that includes ten California counties: Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, and Trinity. Today, KIXE is one of the most watched TV stations in this area. Some 33% of KIXE's budget comes in the form of a federal grant. The balance is derived from program underwriting, auction, members, and other fundraising activities. The station serves more than 500,000 people with more than 74,000 television households tuning in to Channel 9 each and every week.