Category Archives: Press Releases

PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest Winners Announced

WPBS-TV, Watertown PBS, is pleased to recognize 12 young authors for their award-winning stories submitted to the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. They were chosen from over 100 local entrants and judged by a group of local retired librarians, teachers … Continue reading

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WPBS Wins Communicator Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tracy Duflo Director of Production 315-782-3142 x 219 tduflo@wpbstv.org ….. WPBS received a Silver Award of Distinction from the Communicator Awards for “Folklore and Frost: Legends of Early Downtown Watertown,” a locally-produced documentary that aired on … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT Announces Production of 13 Episode Series: Fishing Behind the Lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Leslie O’Hara Director of Corporate Support 315-782-3142 x 301 lohara@wpbstv.org ….. Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT, Watertown PBS, is proud to announce a new television series in development with the approval of the U.S. Army Department of … Continue reading

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SAVOR THE SUMMER with WPBS-DT!

SAVOR THE SUMMER with WPBS-DT! Tune in from June 4 through June 12 for an amazing mix new programs & old favorites. WPBS-DT will preview programs suggested for purchase in the new fiscal year and host the annual Brit-Com-Vote-A-Thon. It's … Continue reading

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All Star Auction Items on eBay !

WPBS-DT has listed several left-over items from our recent All-Star-Auction on eBay. Check it out and place your bid now on items like a Men’s Leather Jacket for men, Motocross Racing Helmet, two Wedding Dresses, a Bicycle Helmet, Vintage Postcards, … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT and TJ TOYOTA of Potsdam Sponsor Library Workshops

WPBS-DT and TJ TOYOTA of Potsdam recently held writers workshops at the Norwood and Norfolk libraries to encourage children in the North Country to create their own stories as part of the PBS KIDS GO! Writers Contest. The workshops helped … Continue reading

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Ready Set Fun

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is gearing up for its largest literacy children’s event of the
year, Ready Set Fun Bookfest 2011! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 11 am until 2 pm at the Watertown Ice Arena. This event is a Yellow Ribbon Event and free to the public, however, the donation of a canned good item is encouraged to benefit a local food pantry. Every child receives a FREE book! Continue reading

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Local Snowmobile Trails to be Featured in Local & National TV Shows

WPBS-DT, the Public Television station in Watertown, New York announces their latest endeavor in
conjunction with Lewis, Oswego and Oneida Counties and Old Forge, NY to produce a four-part local
snowmobiling television series, Snow Country New York (w.t.). Continue reading

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ENERGY EFFICIENCY NEXT TOPIC ON WPBS LIVE!

Watertown, NY – January 17, 2011 – The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and National Grid will show viewers how to save money, save energy, and save the environment on WPBS Live!, Wednesday, February 9th at 8 p.m. on WPBS-TV. Continue reading

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