WILL http://peoriapublicradio.org en Gifford students back in class following tornado http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/gifford-students-back-class-following-tornado <p></p><div>Students at Gifford Grade School returned to class Monday, a week after a tornado ripped through the Champaign County town. IPR’s Sean Powers was there as school officials tried to recapture some sense of normalcy.</div><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 23:04:45 +0000 Sean Powers 15448 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Gifford students back in class following tornado WTVP president takes dual role as WILL general manager http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/wtvp-president-takes-dual-role-will-general-manager <p>The president of Peoria’s public television station, WTVP, will also serve as interim general manager for public TV and radio stations in Champaign-Urbana. Chet Tomczyk has spent 19 years at WTVP. &nbsp;He will continue in that role and also manage Illinois Public Media. &nbsp;That includes the WILL television and AM and FM radio stations. &nbsp;Officials say the move will help boost collaboration between the two areas.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:27:17 +0000 Alex Rusciano 11377 at http://peoriapublicradio.org WTVP president takes dual role as WILL general manager