News & Public Affairs Specials
Enjoy regionally based news & public affairs content.
Enjoy an up-close look at the people, places and culture that make our communities unique. 2018-current
PBS Western Reserve’s half-hour news program offers interesting stories about the greater Akron area and the entire Northeast Ohio region. Aired 1998-2013.
Urban Innovators Speaker Series: University Park Alliance
Presentations of three urban development specialists who look at interesting ways to invigorate the urban environment in the interest of economic development. Premiered in 2010.
This series of quarterly broadcasts updates viewers on the most recent developments in the Youngstown 2010 revitalization process. Aired 2003-2008.
THE LIVING CITIES responds to communities’ inclusion in Forbes.com article, “America’s Fastest-Dying Cities.” Premiered in 2008.
This local follow-up to the national PBS program CARING FOR YOUR PARENTS covers topics such as signs of decline in the elderly and options for caregiving. Premiered in 2008.
This documentary explores how recovering alcoholics work the 12 Steps program of Alcoholics Anonymous, regardless of their particular faith and creed. Premiered in 2008.
PBS Western Reserve, in cooperation with National Public Radio affiliate WKSU 89.7, presents a special look at how regionalism can build stronger communities. Premiered in 2006.
Live broadcast strives to help viewers understand new Medicare Part D drug plan. Premiered in 2006.