In accordance with the FCC, KBTC Public Television is required to make a number of its' operating documents available to the public. Many of these documents are available from the FCC on their website. The required items are yours to view, as we are a public station operating in the public interest. You may inspect our public file at the FCC website.

KBTC on the FCC Website, KCKA on the FCC Website

Information concerning authorization, licensing, ownership, applications, contour maps, etc.
Icon 2016- 2017 EEOC (180.6 KB) 2016-2017 EEOC Report Click icon to read
Icon 2018 Midterm EEO (252.6 KB)
Icon 2017 - 2018 Annual EEO Report (27.2 KB)

 You can click to download this file here.

Icon KBTC Local-Content-and-Service-Report-2017-02-15-18.docx (791.2 KB)You can click the icon to the left to view our 2017 Local Content and Service Report to the Community

Icon 2016 Content and Service Report (419.9 KB)


The Public and Broadcasting

An online handbook available at the FCC website

Icon AFS 2016-2017.pdf (160.6 KB) AFS 2016-2017t of KBTC.


Icon Click to see our 2017 ADR (762.5 KB)

For Closed Captioning comments or concerns, please contact Phil Kane, Manager of Programming, by e-mail or at 253-680-7700 or fax us at 253-680-7725. You can write to us at 2320 S. 19th St, Tacoma, WA 98405.




KBTC Public Television knows that a diverse workforce, management team and governing body contribute greatly to our knowledge and understanding of Western Washington’s diverse communities, and to our ability to deliver content and services that will help us attract, grow and engage audiences and help them to achieve their full potential. We endeavor to recruit from a broad pool of candidates enabling us to hire and promote qualified individuals with a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, personal experiences and characteristics, and talents that reasonably reflect the diverse needs and interests of the communities served by KBTC Public Television.


KBTC Public Television will continue to explore new opportunities for achieving and promoting this diversity and to monitor and evaluate our success. The means KBTC Public Television adopts will always meet the standards of federal and state law, KBTC Public Television’s Equal Employment Opportunity Policy, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity Eligibility Criteria.


Please contact us with any other concerns or questions. Thank you.

The KBTC Story

The KBTC Story

A look at what KBTC offers viewers and the community from several different angles