Announcing Donna Hartley’s "Fire Up Your Life" story |

Announcing Donna Hartley’s "Fire Up Your Life" story

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. – In January 2013, motivational speaker Donna Hartley will re-create Fire Up Your Life, a real-life drama about the compelling true-life story of her survival of flight 603.

KNPB/PBS will produce her story that will reach viewers in Northern Nevada and Eastern California through their programming. This inspirational and motivational PBS fundraising program will feature Donna Hartley in a live audience setting. This dynamic show will air on KNPB/PBS March 2013 serving more than 200,000 people a week. Following this airing it will be offered to all 360 PBS stations across the nation for a 90 minute pledge drive program and has the potential to reach 170 million viewers.

Why does this story inspire you with hope?

• On March 1, 1978, she survived a fiery DC-10 plane crash.

• On March 1, 2002, she was diagnosed with Stage III Melanoma and beat it.

• On March 1, 2006, she triumphed over unexpected open heart surgery

Donna Hartley, a former actress and Miss Hawaii has been an international, informational speaker for 30 years. She has been featured in media outlets including The New York Times, ABC, NBC, CBS, and PBS.

Be a sponsor with this award winning show. This is your opportunity to be apart of this life-changing event. PBS is a trusted and valued public institution, it’s a world leader in addressing change, powerful partnership connecting your company brand around signature PBS brands.

For more information about the KNBP/PBS production and becoming a program sponsor (deadline Dec. 15, 2012) contact Linda Adkins at 775-750-5323 or or visit to view video clips.

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