Credible sources have told EJazz Ug that WBS could be in it’s final stages of getting back on-air. This follows an advert run by Internship Agency Uganda seeking to fill over 130 positions for a TV stations which is believed to be WBS.
The advertised positions include Technical Directors (02), Master control room operators (03), Audio Operators (03), Camera Studio Operators (09), Floor Managers (03), Storage Manager, Producers (11) and Assistant Producers (12). Others are Script Writers (11), TV journalists (10), Editors and Assistant Editors (31), Makeup artists and Hairstylists (02). The advert also includes Clothes Stylists (02), Eng. Operators (12), Graphic Designer, Video Editors (14), IT Manager, Hosts (12) and Live Video/Graphic Operator (03).
Prof Gordon Wavamunno, the propritor of WBS recently revealed at a get together that he had secured atleast UGX1Bn to set up the new television station.
WBS TV in on December 14, 2016, ceased to operate as a public broadcaster after it was put under receivership over Shs7.2b tax arrears by URA.
It was later sold off to Kwese Sports, a continental sports TV which also closed off last year.
WBS is remembered to have been a darling of many during it’s days of shining as everyone had a favourite program or presenter on the station.