Category Archives: Press Releases

WPBS Announces Newest Local Series, Painting With Wilson Bickford

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Tracy Duflo, Director of Production (315) 782-3142 ext. 219 tduflo@wpbstv.org February 28, 2013 Watertown, NY- On Saturday, March 2nd, during the Spring into March Member Drive, WPBS will premiere the pilot of its … Continue reading

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2012 Whiz Quiz Winners

WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, just completed the 33nd season of Whiz Quiz with Glenn Gough and is pleased to announce the 2012 Whiz Quiz Champions. Continue reading

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PBS Kids Go! National Writers Contest for Grades K-3 Opens This Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 315 tduflo@wpbstv.org January 21, 2013 Watertown, NY- PBS Kids Go! and WPBS encourage the children of the North Country community to participate in the PBS Kids … Continue reading

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WPBS Presents the Red Carpet Premiere of Sid the Science Kid-The Movie

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 315 tduflo@wpbstv.org January 21, 2013 Watertown, NY- WPBS, in cooperation with the Lowville Town Hall Theater, will host the feature-length red carpet premiere of Sid the … Continue reading

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OUTDOOR ACTION ADVENTURE SERIES & "TV CASTING CONTEST" ANNOUNCED BY WPBS-TV

The Adirondacks, all of Upstate New York and Eastern Ontario, Canada are home to some of the world’s most spectacular outdoor adventures and natural resources. WPBS-TV, the PBS station serving Northern New York and Eastern Ontario, Canada, has announced the … Continue reading

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WPBS DOCUMENTARY ON LOCAL WEATHER DISASTERS

Watertown, NY- With the premiere of the latest PBS series by filmmaker Ken Burns entitled The Dust bowl on November 18-19, WPBS is working on a documentary chronicling Northern New York and Eastern Ontario’s local weather disasters. This documentary will … Continue reading

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WPBS DT ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESS OF THE RAQUETTE RIVER EXPERIENCE

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to report on the success of its latest high-definition, local production, The Raquette River Experience, and related screenings in St. Lawrence County. A local, three-month on-air campaign on WPBS-DT was designed to create buzz, … Continue reading

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Sunday Rock—The Folk Musical…We’ve Got A Show!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 29, 2012 CONTACT: Ruth McWilliams (315-262-2450; ruth@catamountlodge.com) Twenty-one local actors and actresses and an orchestra of eleven will be making music on the Colton-Pierrepont Central School stage in just a few weeks as they perform … Continue reading

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Colton Riverside Gazebo Performance on July 10 Features Fat River Kings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 29, 2012 FROM: Town of Colton Tourism & Beautification Committee CONTACT: Ruth McWilliams (315-262-2450; ruth@catamountlodge.com) The second performance in the summer series of Colton Riverside Gazebo Performances will be held Tuesday, July 10 from 6:30-8:30 … Continue reading

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Community Screenings promote Raquette River Valley

WPBS-DT, the North Country’s PBS station, has partnered with the Raquette River Blueway Corridor group for a local campaign and thirty-minute television production focused on the Raquette River and its diverse assets, many people within the 174-mile long river corridor … Continue reading

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