Category Archives: Station News

WPBS-TV SALUTES OUR HEROES

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV is pleased to announce the return of Fishing Behind the Lines for its fifth season. The thirty-minute, 13-part series premieres on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:30PM with longtime public television host, Don Meissner, front and … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV KICKS OFF SPRING WITH MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV is hosting their annual Spring Fling Membership Drive, beginning Saturday, March 2, 2019 and ending on Sunday, March 10, 2019. Audiences can enjoy days of special programming as WPBS-TV fundraises to continue the exceptional variety of … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV’S NATIONALLY SYNDICATED “PAINTING WITH WILSON BICKFORD” RETURNS FOR FIFTH SEASON

Watertown, NY – The fifth season of WPBS-TV’s “Painting with Wilson Bickford” premieres Monday, February 18th at 1:30PM.  The 13-episode series, featuring an array of different landscapes and scenes, is sure to capture both the beginner and seasoned artist.  In … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WELCOMES NEW TEAM MEMBERS

WPBS-TV, Watertown Public Media, serving Northern New York and Eastern, Ontario Canada, is pleased to announce the addition of five new team members, brought to the team at WPBS, to advance the mission of Public Media. In July 2018, WPBS … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV OFFERS CRANE CANDLELIGHT HOLIDAY CONCERT

Watertown, NY – December 5, 2018 – For seventeen years, during the first weekend in December, crew members and television equipment from WPBS-DT invaded the Helen M. Hosmer Hall, part of the campus of the Crane School of Music at … Continue reading

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LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CHOIRS PERFORM ON WPBS-TV

Watertown, NY – December 5, 2018 – WPBS-TV hosts a festive high school concert for the Holidays.  Five select high school choirs from Watertown, Indian River, South Jefferson, and Lowville perform holiday favorites and seasonal hymns. The concert, taped in … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV’s RENEWED COMMITMENT TO EDUCATION BRINGS A NEW FACE TO THE STATION

WPBS-TV, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to welcome Michelle Todd as the station’s new Family Learning Coordinator. Michelle joins WPBS-TV with a Master of Education and over five years’ experience as an educator. “We are thrilled to welcome Michelle to … Continue reading

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WPBS HOSTS BUY IT LOCAL “HOLIDAY GIFT AUCTION”

WPBS-TV is pleased to announce the Buy it Local “Holiday Gift Auction” on Friday and Saturday, November 9th and 10th from 6-11pm each evening. WPBS-TV partners with individuals and organizations on both sides of the border to showcase the local … Continue reading

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WPBS ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

WPBS-TV, Watertown Public Broadcasting, serving Northern New York and Eastern Ontario for 60 years, has announced today that President & General Manager, Lynn Brown is ending her 20-year tenure at WPBS-TV effective June 30, 2019. “When I joined the WPBS … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV’S WHIZ QUIZ GEARS UP FOR 39TH SEASON WITH NEW HOST JEREMY GRAVES

WPBS-TV, Watertown’s Public Broadcasting, is pleased to present Whiz Quiz with new host Jeremy Graves for the 2018 season. Glenn Gough has decided to pass on his much beloved legacy of asking tough questions for 38 years to his colleague … Continue reading

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