Category Archives: Press Releases

CINEMA SIX PRESENTS SCHOOL INC. A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH ANDREW COULSON

WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the screening of “School Inc. A Personal Journey with Andrew Coulson”, Tuesday, September 19th at 6pm. Join WPBS and be a part of the live studio audience as we live stream and tape the panel … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES NEW STRATEGIC PLAN

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Media, is pleased to announce the completion of a new, five-year strategic plan.  The senior management team and the board of trustees started the process in December 2016.  Following a comprehensive SWOT Analysis (strength, weaknesses, opportunities and … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR SEPTEMBER’S FALL FESTIVAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Watertown, NY – Tune-in for WPBS-TV’s Fall Festival Membership Drive, Saturday, September 9th – Sunday, September 17th! Look for new specials and favorites such as Rick Steves Heart of Italy on Saturday, September 9th at 11am; Emmylou Harris at the … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT’S “DISCOVERING WATERTOWN” DOCUMENTARY WINS AWARDS

July 14, 2017, Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT has won four Awards for their three-part documentary series, Discovering Watertown. The documentary chronicles the fascinating and rich history of Watertown, New York in three thirty minute episodes.  Part-one, Settlement & the Early … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES READY, SET READ WITH CURIOUS GEORGE!

WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Library Tours. WPBS-DT is partnering with several libraries in the Tri-County Region and Canada during the week of July 24th – 28th to encourage children to continue to read throughout the summer … Continue reading

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LOCAL TEACHER WINS TEACH BOLDLY AWARD

  Mary Blow a sixth grade teacher at Lowville Middle School was presented with the Teach Boldly Award on Thursday, June 22nd in her classroom. Mary says she teaches boldly by “stepping out of her comfort zone”. Teach Boldly is … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV THANKS COMMUNITY FOR SUCCESSFUL ALL STAR AUCTION

The WPBS-DT 47th All Star Auction was a great success! Over 550 volunteers from local and regional businesses were kept busy on the studio phones taking over 7,700 bids on approximately 2000 items over 9 nights. With their help and yours, … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day 2017 Postponed

WPBS-DT, has decided to postpone Family Fun Day 2017 until next year. The castle is open and ready to receive visitors, however, the higher than average water levels have strained resources necessary to accommodate the number of families that we … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES WINNERS FROM PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Front row from left to right: Declan Coakley, Ashlan Foster, Jocelyn Widrick, Olivia Lehman Back row from left to right: Kadence Millard, Kaylyn Parker, Camron Hodge, Gabriel Cooper, Hazel Maitland, Jaslene Williams  Watertown, NY- June 1, 2017 –WPBS-TV announced the … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV HEATS UP WITH THE SUMMER SIZZLER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

The June Summer Sizzler Membership Drive, scheduled for Saturday, June 3 through Sunday, June 11 takes on an appreciation of the performing arts theme with specials such as Roy Orbison’s Black & White Night 30 on Saturday, June 3 at … Continue reading

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