Author Archives: Andy Lackey

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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WPBS-DT HOSTS WHIZ QUIZ AWARD CEREMONY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, was pleased to host the Whiz Quiz Award Ceremony, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the WPBS-DT station. The 2013 Whiz Quiz Champions are from Carthage Central High School, Carthage, New York. The Carthage … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS THE 18TH ANNUAL READY, SET, FUN BOOK FEST!

Watertown, NY- March 26, 2014 – WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY presents the largest educational event in the area, the 18th Annual Ready, Set, Fun Bookfest! Join us May 10th, 2014 from 11am-2pm at our new location, the Bruce M. Wright Memorial … Continue reading

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PBS KIDS GET UP & MOVE CHARACTER BREAKFAST

Watertown, NY- March 31, 2014 WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY presents the 6th Annual PBS Kids Get Up & Move Character Breakfast, May 10th from 8am-10am at the Watertown Elks Lodge #496, located on Bradley Street in Watertown, NY. Join WPBS, along with … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES THE 44TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

Watertown, NY- March 20, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces the 44th Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 26th – May 4th, 6pm to midnight on weekends and 7pm to midnight on weeknights. Donations from local businesses in northern … Continue reading

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