Category Archives: Press Releases

WPBS-DT PRESENTS SEASON 2 OF XPEDITION OUTDOORS

WPBS-DT, Watertown, announces the second season of Xpedition Outdoors, a local adventure series, in high-definition, with host Dana Reid.  This six part adventure series highlights scenic attractions and events in New York State.  Xpedition Outdoors Season 2 will premiere on … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES SUMMER LIBRARY TOURS

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY – June 8, 2016 – WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the 2016 Summer Library Tours.  WPBS-DT will be partnering with ten libraries in their broadcast community the week of July 18th – 22nd  to encourage children to … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES WINNERS FROM PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

        Front row from left to right: Abigail Keehfus, Nathaniel Johnson III, Malary Smith, Bailee Weider, Adeline Workman Back row from left to right: Zachary Lowry, Connor Pease, Abigail Kroeger, Adam Workmen, Jocelyn Widrick  Watertown, NY- June … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WINS 2016 CREATIVE AWARDS

Watertown, NY- May 27, 2016 Out of more than 1,200 submissions from 33 countries, WPBS-DT has won two Gold Awards and an Honorable Mention in recognition in the 2016 Muse Creative Awards competition. Exploring the 1000 Islands documentary and Public Eye … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT HEATS UP WITH THE SUMMER SIZZLER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Watertown, NY- May 25, 2016 WPBS-DT heads into summer with the Summer Sizzler Membership Drive, Friday, June 3rd – Sunday, June 12th.  WPBS-DT will focus on the arts during drive and throughout the entire month of June.  Look for old … Continue reading

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PUBLIC EYE WITH JEFF COLE, SPECIAL EDITION: PROPOSED MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

May 16, 2016, Watertown, NY – Join WPBS-DT for a 30-minute special entitled “Public Eye with Jeff Cole, Special Edition:  Proposed Minimum Wage Increase”, Friday, May 20th at 8:30pm and re-broadcasting, Sunday, May 22nd at 7am.  Jeff Cole, morning and … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES “WPBS SHORT FLIX”

Watertown, NY- May 6, 2016 WPBS-TV is pleased to announce “WPBS Short Flix”.  “WPBS Short Flix” is a series of digital videos, soon to be available on YouTube.  “WPBS Short Flix” will offer viewers educational and entertaining local content in … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS NEW LOCAL PRODUCTION “DEVELOPING THE RAQUETTE RIVER”

WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce the release of a new thirty-minute high definition documentary entitled “Developing the Raquette River”.  “Developing the Raquette River” is the third installment of the Raquette River Experience series.  This documentary explores … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 46TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces the 46TH Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 16TH – 24TH, 6 pm to midnight on weekends and 7 pm to midnight on weekdays. Donations from local businesses in northern New York and Canada … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV’S EXPLORING THE 1000 ISLANDS & PUBLIC EYE: HONOR FLIGHT DOCUMENTARIES WIN AWARDS

Watertown, NY- WPBS-DT has won three Awards of Merit from The Accolade Global Film Competition.  Two Merit Awards were won for locally produced Exploring the 1000 Islands in the categories of History/Biographical and Tourism/Travel.  This sixty-minute documentary covers the beauty … Continue reading

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