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For immediate Closed Captioning Concerns Please, Contact Our Captioning Hotline:

We will make every effort to respond or otherwise resolve your inquiry within 24 hours or one business day.

Written Closed Captioning Complaints Should Be Directed To The Following:

Gary Rivest

Captioning Coordinator

WGGB/WSHM

1300 Liberty Street

Springfield, MA 01104

Phone: 413-733-4040 x118

Fax: 413-781-5733

Email: CaptionsWGGB@Meredith.com 

With your written complaint, please include any contact information, such as address, telephone number and email address, the name of the program, date, time and nature of the captioning issue.

Before sending a formal written complaint, we recommend that you first contact our captioning hotline.  We may be able to resolve your problem immediately without the need for a formal complaint. In any event, we will respond to your complaint within 30 days.