Author Archives: Andy Lackey

BRIT COM BLITZ INVADES WATERTOWN PUBLIC TELEVISION AUGUST 16TH-17TH

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY.  It’s the British Invasion!  Well….almost.  WPBS-DT is presenting a two day Brit Com Blitz beginning Saturday, August 16th from 6 – 11pm.  If you enjoy British Comedy, tune in for an exclusive screening event of six titles:  … Continue reading

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GET CURIOUS ABOUT BOOKS WITH THE WPBS-DT RAISING READERS SUMMER LIBRARY TOUR

WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, partners with libraries located within the broadcast community to host a number of story time visits with PBS Kids Character Curious George.  Each visit includes a story and goody bag with a free book along with suggested … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT A WINNER IN THE 35th ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, The Telly Awards has named WPBS-DT as a winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for their documentary titled The 1000 Islands Bridge:  An Arm of Friendship (75th Anniversary). With nearly 12,000 entries from all … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT PLACES SILVER AND BRONZE IN TOP INTERNATIONAL AWARD – 2014 SUMMIT CREATIVE AWARD

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, Out of more than 5,000 submissions from 24 countries, WPBS’s production team is named a Silver winner in the 2014 Summit Creative Award® competition for its local production Xpedition Outdoors “Ausable Chasm” in the Travel/Tourism/Nature … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WINNER OF TWO SILVER 2014 COMMUNICATOR AWARDS

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, The Communicator Awards has named WPBS-DT as a silver award winner in the 20th Annual Communicator Awards for two local productions; Xpedition Outdoors, Ausable Chasm in the Sports Category and Made in the USA: Career … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WINS AWARD OF MERIT IN 2014 ACCOLADE COMPETITION

Watertown, NY- June 5, 2014, WPBS-DT has won an Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition.  The award was for the locally produced The Thousand Islands Bridge:  An Arm of Friendship (75th Anniversary) in the History/Biographical category. The Accolade recognizes … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT to Broadcast Republican Debate June 12, 2014 


Watertown, NY- June 4, 2014 Republican Congress candidates Matt Doheny of Watertown and Elise Stefanik of Willsboro will be debating once again before the June 24th primary election.  The debate will take place Thursday, June 12, at WWNY-TV studios located in … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES HEUVELTON TEACHER SELECTED FOR 2014 PBS LEARNINGMEDIA DIGITAL INNOVATORS PROGRAM

Sarah Hopper Recognized for Use of Digital Media and Technology in Classrooms  Watertown, NY, May 27, 2014 Today, WPBS-DT announced Sarah Hopper from Heuvelton Central School, as one of the 100 educators selected for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES WINNERS FROM PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Watertown, NY- May 15, 2014 – Today, WPBS-TV announced the winners from the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, www.wpbstv.org/writerscontest, designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.  The Contest empowers children in grades K-3 to … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT TO HOST COMMUNITY WIDE DISCUSSION FORUMS

WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, is hosting community-wide discussion forums regarding how to utilize the resources of public media to add value to the lives of those we serve. The discussion forums are focused around WPBS-DT’s Four Avenues of Service: Education   … Continue reading

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