Category Archives: Press Releases

WPBS ONBOARDS FRESH TALENT TO FILL KEY EDUCATION SECTOR ROLE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                    WATERTOWN, NY; January 14, 2020 — WPBS, Watertown’s PBS Station, is pleased to welcome Celeste Oppito to the station filling the role of: Manager, Education & Lifelong Learning Partnerships and Services. Celeste holds a BA in Early … Continue reading

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PBS LAUNCHES NATIONAL STORYTELLING PROJECT, “AMERICAN PORTRAIT”

This Project Will Support People Nationally to Participate. WPBS Encourages Individuals to Become Involved Throughout the North Country. Watertown, NY: JANUARY 13, 2020 – PBS today announced the launch of a new multiplatform experience that will allow people throughout the country … Continue reading

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SATURDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES LAUNCHES ON WPBS

Music Concert Series Features Nostalgic Musicians and Bands on WPBS WATERTOWN, NY; January 10th, 2020 – WPBS i s pleased to announce the Saturday Night Concert Series airing each Saturday evening on WPBS at 9pm EST. The concert series showcases … Continue reading

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More to the Story: They Still Do That

WPBS and the Watertown Daily Times present More to the Story: They Still Do That, airing on WPBS on Sunday, December 29th at 6:30pm and rebroadcasting on Friday, January 3rd at 7:30pm, and streaming online at watch.wpbstv.org. The accompanying written … Continue reading

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WPBS Now Live on YouTube TV

Beginning Today, YouTube TV Subscribers Will Have Access to Educational and Inspiring Content from WPBS WATERTOWN, NY; December 17, 2019 — WPBS announced that it is now streaming live on YouTube TV starting today. Dedicated live channels for WPBS and … Continue reading

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WPBS AIRING A FANTASTIC VARIETY OF MUSIC, DRAMA AND HOLIDAY SPECIALS ALL MONTH

Excellent and varied programming is a long-standing Holiday tradition at WPBS, and we are continuing this December with a fantastic selection of music, drama and Christmas-themed specials to help you get into the spirit of the season. Holiday Programming Highlights: … Continue reading

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WHIZ QUIZ CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF MAKING ACADEMICS FUN… ONE BUZZER AT A TIME with NEW HOST JOLEENE MOODY

Watertown, NY (October 15, 2019) – WPBS is pleased to announce that the longest running academic quiz show in New York, Whiz Quiz, will return for its 40th year this fall. This year, WPBS has brought on new host, Joleene … Continue reading

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WPBS FEATURING COMMUNITY PARTNERS DURING SEPTEMBER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Watertown, NY – WPBS is featuring two community partners during their September Membership Drive running September 7 through 15. On Saturday, September 7, the Rotary Club of West Ottawa will be answering phones and providing their 2020 Cash Calendar as … Continue reading

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WPBS GEARS UP FOR SEPTEMBER’S FALL FESTIVAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Watertown, NY – WPBS is preparing for the annual September Fall Festival Membership Drive, beginning Saturday, September 7 through Sunday, September 15. WPBS viewers will enjoy a week of exceptional programming – including several brand-new specials – as WPBS fundraises … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV WELCOMES CANADIAN BROADCASTING LUMINARY TO ITS BOARD

The Board of Trustees of WPBS-TV – the PBS station serving Northern New York and Eastern Ontario – is pleased and excited to welcome Bill Roberts (B.A., M.A., MBA) as the newest member of the Board. Mr. Roberts has served as a senior level broadcast … Continue reading

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