Office of Strategic Communication

115 South Ludlow Street, 115-S
Dayton OH 45402
Tel. (937) 542-3052
Fax (937) 542-3053

Marsha Bonhart, Director, Media & Public Relations – (937) 542-3023

The Office of Strategic Communication is responsible for oversight and coordination of the district's internal and external communication efforts. Strategic communication works with an internal information network through regular contact with the district's schools and special centers to gather and disseminate the good news about DPS for general release and publication. Our department is on call to assist schools and departments with everything from event planning and publicity to news conferences and crisis communication.

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David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center
Suite 1200
741 Washington St.
Dayton OH  45402
Tel. (937) 542-7182  Fax (937) 542-6714

Pat Battle, Office Manager – (937) 542-7182
Joanne Viskup, Instructor – (937) 542-7211
Chris Hartley, WDPS FM Music Director – (937) 542-6723

The WDPS FM and DPS TV stations are operated by sophomore, junior, and senior students enrolled in the Radio/Television/Digital Design career tech program. Students are instructed on how to plan, operate and post produce radio and television productions.

To request services from DPS TV or WDPS FM:

DPS staff should contact the stations as soon as possible. Requests are scheduled on a first come first served basis. Please contact us at least two weeks in advance of any event you would like videotaped.

Announcements forms may be sent by fax (542-6714), or to Pat Battle via school mail or e-mail.

Studios and offices of DPS TV and WDPS FM may be reached by calling 542-7182.  

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