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WPBS-TV CELEBRATES YOUNG AUTHORS WITH PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST AWARD CEREMONY

Second Grade 1st Place Winner, Lennox F., author of “The Magic Microwave,” celebrates with family in matching t-shirts. Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV celebrated the winners of the 2019 PBS KIDS Writers Contest on Saturday, May 11 with an Award Ceremony … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER

“The Board of Trustees of WPBS is pleased and excited to announce Lynn Brown’s successor as President and General Manager.  After a thorough and careful search process, the Board of Trustees of WPBS has appointed Mark Prasuhn to lead the … Continue reading

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LOCAL PODCAST RELEASES TEN ALL-NEW EPISODES

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV and the Northern New York Community Foundation are pleased to announce the return of The Northern New York Community Podcast: Stories from the Heart of Our Community for a third season, releasing the first episode Monday, … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 23RD ANNUAL READY-SET-FUN! SUNNY DAYS LITERACY FESTIVAL

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV, Watertown Public Media is proud to present Ready-Set-Fun! Sunny Days Literacy Festival on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10am to 2pm at the Salmon Run Mall, located at 21182 Salmon Run Mall Loop W, Watertown, NY. … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV EXPLORES NATURAL WONDERS OF THE NORTH IN NEW PRODUCTION

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV combines literacy and the great outdoors as the newest local production is released for broadcast in June. Tune in for the premiere broadcast of PARK IT! EXPLORE THE OUTDOORS on Monday, June 24 at 9pm. “With … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 49TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV has announced the 49th Annual All-Star Auction, airing live on WPBS-TV April 27 through May 5, running from 5pm to midnight on Saturdays, 5pm to 9pm on Sundays, and 7pm to midnight during the week.  WPBS-TV … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES 2019 PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST WINNERS

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV announced the winners from the annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest earlier this month. The annual contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active storytelling and empowers children in grades K-3 … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV COLLABORATES WITH WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES IN NEW ‘MORE TO THE STORY’

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV and the Watertown Daily Times present More to the Story: Recycling, airing on WPBS-TV on Sunday, April 21 at 6:30pm, rebroadcasting on Saturday, April 27 at 4:00pm, and streaming online at watch.wpbstv.org. Watertown Daily Times journalist, … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES LOCAL PHOTO CONTEST

Watertown, NY – WPBS-TV has announced the first-ever WPBS Photo Contest.  The competition aims to find photos featuring landscapes, events, the great outdoors – anything that captures the beauty of where we live.  The photo chosen as the winner will … Continue reading

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NEW KEN BURNS DOCU-SERIES ‘COUNTRY MUSIC’ COMES TO WPBS-TV

Watertown, NY – Step back in time and journey through the compelling history of a truly unique art form when COUNTRY MUSIC, a new eight-part, 16-hour film directed by Ken Burns, premieres Sunday, September 15 through Wednesday, September 18, and … Continue reading

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