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2020

Sept. 4, 2020: PBS Western Reserve Announces Board Officers

Aug. 14, 2020: THE FORGOTTEN DEAD to Premiere on PBS Western Reserve

June 1, 2020: New PBS Western Reserve digital project explores effect of COVID-19 on local arts organizations

April 15, 2020: New PBS Western Reserve documentary profiles revitalization efforts in East Liverpool

March 27, 2020: PBS Western Reserve to provide expanded at-home learning programs

March 26, 2020: PBS Western Reserve brings the classroom home

March 2, 2020: Rescan Day for WNEO-TV Is March 14

Feb. 20, 2020: PBS Western Reserve to Launch Native American Television Channel


2019

Nov. 21, 2019: Western Reserve Public Media Gets Festive With Holiday Specials

Oct. 22, 2019: Western Reserve Public Media Honors Veterans With Special Programming

May 23, 2019: Western Reserve Public Media Announces New Board Officers

March 20, 2019: New local documentary spotlights life and career of “Word Jazz” creator Ken Nordine

Jan. 25, 2019: Western Reserve Public Media’s Black History Month Programming Honors African-American History and Culture


2018

Nov. 5, 2018: Western Reserve Public Media Gets Festive With Holiday Specials

Oct. 31, 2018: Western Reserve PBS to premiere new documentary featuring Summit County residents’ involvement with World War I

Oct. 29, 2018: Western Reserve Public Media Honors Veterans With Special Programming in November

May 24, 2018: Western Reserve Public Media Announces New Board Positions

March 30, 2018: Western Reserve PBS to Celebrate Local Productions in April

March 16, 2018: Canton Resident Trina Cutter, President and CEO of Western Reserve Public Media, Named to State Committee


2017

Nov. 6, 2017: Western Reserve Public Media Gets Festive With Holiday Specials

Sept. 21, 2017: BLIMP! SPORTS, BROADCASTING AND THE GOODYEAR AIRSHIP to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS on Monday, Oct. 16, at 9 PM

July 20, 2017: RALPH REGULA: THE GENTLEMAN FROM OHIO to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS on Saturday, July 22 at 6 PM

April 17, 2017: Western Reserve Public Media to Host Cleveland Mobile Fab Lab

Feb. 22, 2017: Western Reserve Public Media Channels WNEO and WEAO to Move to New Channels Following Spectrum Auction


2016

Nov. 9, 2016: Western Reserve Public Media Gets Festive With Holiday Specials

Oct. 31, 2016: Western Reserve Public Media Joins Other Ohio Public Television Stations in Providing an Innovative New Service to Support Public Safety

Oct. 5, 2016: “As Ohio Goes…”

Sept. 28, 2016: New Monthly Series Features Akron’s Best and Brightest Entities

Aug. 26, 2016: New Documentary About Historic Local Murders to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS

July 6, 2016: Anthony Dennis promoted to chief operating officer at Western Reserve Public Media

June 23, 2016: Documentary chronicling construction of wooden bobsled-type roller coaster to premiere on Western Reserve PBS

April 4, 2016: Get Free Legal Help With Writing a Simple Will

Jan. 26, 2016: Western Reserve Public Media Celebrates Black History Month


2015

Nov. 11, 2015: Western Reserve Public Media Gets Festive With Holiday Specials

Nov. 2, 2015: Akron Civic Theatre and Western Reserve PBS to host A Downton Abbey Evening

Oct. 21, 2015: Western Reserve PBS to Sponsor Trip to Great Britain

Oct. 6, 2015: Vampires, Aliens, Mummies! Enjoy Halloween Programming on Western Reserve PBS

Sept. 28, 2015: Western Reserve Public Media Hosts Connected Educator Month for Area Educators

June 2, 2015: Underwriting Account Executive Named at Western Reserve Public Media

April 23, 2015: Get Free Legal Help With Writing a Simple Will

April 9, 2015: Western Reserve Public Media Announces Trumbull County Teacher Selected for 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

April 6, 2015: WKSU and Western Reserve PBS Examine Vietnam’s Legacy 40 Years Later

March 23, 2015: “Studio C Sessions” Is New Collaboration Between Western Reserve PBS and The Summit

Jan. 22, 2015: “Road Kid to Writer: The Tracks of Jim Tully” to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS


2014

Dec. 16, 2014: Area Educators to Receive Technology Training Through Grant

Nov. 10, 2014: Akron Civic Theatre and Western Reserve PBS to host A Downton Abbey Evening presented by the Akron Civic Theatre Women’s Guild

Nov. 10, 2014: Free Sneak Preview of “Downton Abbey, Season 5” to be held Sunday, Dec. 14, at Stambaugh Auditorium

Nov. 5, 2014: Western Reserve Public Media Wins Award at National Conference

Sept. 3, 2014: A Closer Look: Mitochondrial Disease to premiere on Western Reserve PBS

June 17, 2014: Western Reserve Public Media Names New Programmer

June 2, 2014: New Board Positions Announced for Western Reserve Public Media

April 30, 2014: Western Reserve Public Media Board President to Step Down

April 23, 2014: Get Free Legal Help With Writing a Simple Will

March 21, 2014: Western Reserve PBS Celebrates the Arts in April

Jan. 7, 2014: Valentine’s Dinner-Dance Inspired by “Downton Abbey” Will Benefit Western Reserve PBS


2013

Nov. 7, 2013: Western Reserve Public Media Gets Festive With Holiday Specials

Oct. 22, 2013: Free Sneak Preview of “Downton Abbey, Season 4” to be held Thursday, Dec. 12, at Stambaugh Auditorium

Sept. 30, 2013: New Local Productions That Describe Palliative Care to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS

Aug. 28, 2013: Western Reserve Public Media’s Lisa Martinez to Retire

Aug. 26, 2013: Western Reserve PBS to present “A Tree Grows in Washington: The John F. Seiberling Story”

July 24, 2013: Western Reserve PBS to show encore presentation of “Joseph O’Sickey: The Art of Life”

May 30, 2013: New Board Positions Announced for Western Reserve Public Media

May 15, 2013: University of Akron Steel Drum Band concert to air on May 21 on Western Reserve PBS

April 30, 2013: Get Free Legal Help With Writing a Simple Will

April 25, 2013: A Doo Wop Celebration VI! Concert Coming to Akron Civic Theatre

April 12, 2013: “Joseph O’Sickey: The Art of Life” to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS

April 10, 2013: “May 4th Voices” to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS on Friday, May 3, at 10 p.m.

March 21, 2013: Special Western Reserve PBS Programming Celebrates Earth Day

Feb. 1, 2013: Western Reserve Public Media Names Chief Business Development Officer

Jan. 29, 2013: Western Reserve PBS Celebrates Black History Month

Jan. 17, 2013: New documentary traces experiences of seven young Portage County soldiers


2012

Dec. 20, 2012: NewsNite to Welcome Corbin Bernsen and Authors Don Adams and Craig Marks

Dec. 20, 2012: After Newtown Special to Air on Western Reserve PBS

Dec. 17, 2012: Watch University of Akron Jazz Concert on Fusion, WNEO 45.2/WEAO 49.2

Nov. 29, 2012: NewsNite Guests to Discuss Issues Involving Eastern Ohio Fracking

Nov. 13, 2012: Western Reserve PBS Event “Fashion & Fandom: A Downton Abbey Evening” Celebrates Premiere of Acclaimed Drama’s Third Season

Nov. 8, 2012: New Western Reserve PBS Program Celebrates the Work of Glass Artist Paul Stankard

Nov. 6, 2012: Holiday Programming Abounds on Western Reserve PBS and Fusion

Sept. 25, 2012: Western Reserve PBS’s NewsNite to Explore Downtown Arts Programs

Aug. 20, 2012: Western Reserve PBS’s NewsNite to Return on Sept. 7

Aug. 20, 2012: Be a Dinosaur Train Nature Tracker at the Akron Zoo!

May 24, 2012: Fold Crumple Crush: The Art of El Anatsui to premiere on Western Reserve PBS

May 21, 2012: NewsNite Special to Feature Palliative Care Services Offered at Akron Children’s Hospital

May 1, 2012: Western Reserve Public Media Receives Emmy Nomination

April 20, 2012: “Rebels on Lake Erie” Tells Story of Civil War Pirates

April 4, 2012: “Zoar Levee: To Preserve and Protect” to Premiere on April 9

April 3, 2012: New Regionally Produced TV Programs to Premiere in April on Western Reserve PBS

March 22, 2012: Special NewsNite Edition to Profile Two Charitable Programs

March 20, 2012: Western Reserve PBS salutes Earth Day throughout April

March 2, 2012: Western Reserve PBS to Document Business Start-up Challenge

Feb. 17, 2012: New Western Reserve PBS Program Shows Teens How to Launch a Business

Jan. 25, 2012: Free Computer Classes Offered at Western Reserve Public Media

Jan. 19, 2012: Western Reserve PBS Celebrates Black History Month


2011

Dec. 23, 2011: NEOtropolis Returns in January With New Host and New Focus

Nov. 23, 2011: Holiday Programming on Western Reserve Public Media’s Western Reserve PBS and Fusion Channels

Oct. 13, 2011: Eric Mansfield, Host of Western Reserve PBS’s NewsNite, Selected to Attend Poynter Institute Conference

Sept. 16, 2011: New Western Reserve Public Media Production to Explore Concealed Carry Permit Process

Sept. 7, 2011: A Doo Wop Celebration V! Concert Coming to Akron Civic Theatre

Sept. 7, 2011: Western Reserve PBS to air special Catholicism series

Aug. 30, 2011: Western Reserve PBS to Air Programs in Remembrance of 9/11

June 8, 2011: Western Reserve Public Media Station Manager Bill O’Neil Announces Retirement

June 8, 2011: New Board Positions Announced for Western Reserve Public Media

May 26, 2011: National PBS News Program to Report on Youngstown 2010 Plan

April 29, 2011: Western Reserve PBS Receives Emmy Nominations

April 20, 2011: Special Edition of NewsNite to Feature Pro Football Hall of Fame and Ohio & Erie Canalway

April 15, 2011: WEAO TV signals off air due to transmission problem

April 5, 2011: Upcoming Western Reserve PBS Programs Explore Faith and History

April 4, 2011: Akron Mayor’s State of the City Address To Air on Western Reserve Public Media’s Fusion Channel

March 30, 2011: Free Community Shred-It Day on Saturday, April 16, at Western Reserve Public Media

March 29, 2011: Acclaimed PBS Documentary “The Civil War” To Air on Western Reserve PBS

March 21, 2011: Western Reserve PBS to Celebrate Earth Day

Feb. 14, 2011: Proposed Elimination of Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting Would Be Devastating

Jan. 25, 2011: UA Steel Drum Band documentaries premiering Feb. 15 on Western Reserve PBS

Jan. 21, 2011: Western Reserve PBS Celebrates Black History Month

Jan. 5, 2011: Around the House With Matt and Shari to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS


2010

Dec. 22, 2010: Start the Year Right With Wellness Programs on Western Reserve PBS

Dec. 3, 2010: Dean Mitchell at the Canton Museum of Art to premiere on Western Reserve PBS on Sunday, Dec. 19, at 8 p.m.

Nov. 23, 2010: NewsNite Special Features Regional Food Banks

Nov. 15, 2010: Holiday Programming on Western Reserve Public Media’s Western Reserve PBS and Fusion Channels

Oct. 26, 2010: Who Shot Rock & Roll: Akron Art Museum To Air on Western Reserve PBS

Oct. 1, 2010: NewsNite to premiere on Western Reserve PBS

Sept. 28, 2010: Western Reserve PBS’s Final Edition: Journalism According to Jack and Jim Knight Wins 2010 Ohio SPJ Award for Best Documentary

Sept. 2, 2010: Country Crush to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS

Aug. 4, 2010: Free screening of documentary Country Crush to be held at Kent State University Salem City Center Campus

June 25, 2010: Western Reserve PBS Program to Feature Andrew Moore Exhibition at the Akron Art Museum

June 24, 2010: Kagan Confirmation Hearings to Air Live on Western Reserve Public Media’s Fusion Channel

June 21, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media Wins Regional Emmy Award for Generations: Cuyahoga Valley National Park

May 21, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media’s Best of All Festival To Be a Celebration of Public Television

May 7, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media Receives Emmy Nominations

May 5, 2010: Western Reserve PBS to Host “A Doo Wop Celebration IV!”

May 4, 2010: Trina Cutter to Receive Canton Lincoln High School Distinguished Alumnus Award

April 21, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media TV Schedule Changes Include Broadcast Hiatus of NewsNight Akron

April 20, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media to Sponsor Free Community Shred-It Day on Saturday, April 24

April 9, 2010: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Appear in Exclusive Interview on NEOtropolis

April 8, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

March 31, 2010: Renee Powell, PGA’s 2003 First Lady of Golf, To Be Featured on Special Edition of NewsNight Akron

March 9, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media Introduces New Online Video Player

Feb. 24, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media to Air Holocaust Remembrance Programs

Feb. 5, 2010: Pattern ID Special to Air on Western Reserve Public Media Channels

Jan. 29, 2010: Black History Month Programming to air on Western Reserve PBS

Jan. 28, 2010: Economic Outlook, Tax Incentives Are Focus of This Week’s Edition of NEOtropolis

Jan. 21, 2010: Western Reserve Public Media in Winners Circle at National Educational Television Conference

Jan. 21, 2010: Gospel Meets Symphony TV Production to Air Nationally

Jan. 6, 2010: New Time Slots for NEOtropolis and NewsNight Akron


2009

Dec. 29, 2009: NewsNight Akron to choose 2009 Akron Newsmaker of the Year

Dec. 17, 2009: Special NewsNight NewsMaker Show to Feature Akron Children’s Hospital CEO

Nov. 30, 2009: President Obama’s Afghanistan Speech to Air on Western Reserve PBS

Nov. 25, 2009: Max Raabe Palast Orchester Special to Air on Western Reserve PBS

Nov. 24, 2009: Special Thanksgiving Edition of NewsNight Akron to Feature New Executives at Area Cultural Organizations

Nov. 18, 2009: Holiday Programming on Western Reserve Public Media’s Western Reserve PBS and Fusion Channels

Oct. 29, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media Powers Up New WNEO Channel 45 Digital Translator

Oct. 28, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media Presents NEOtropolis TV Series

Oct. 23, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media Adds Spanish-Language Channel

Oct. 22, 2009: Dan Gilbert and Rob Walgate to Debate Issue 3 on WNEO/WEAO Fusion

Oct. 9, 2009: Documentary About Akron Art Museum’s Chuck Close Exhibit To Premiere on Western Reserve Public Media Channels

Oct. 9, 2009: Final Edition: Journalism According to Jack and Jim Knight To Premiere on Western Reserve Public Media Channels

Oct. 8, 2009: Turn Blue: The Short Life of Ghoulardi to Premiere on Western Reserve Public Media Channels

Sept. 18, 2009: New Western Reserve Public Media Production Tells Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Story

Aug. 19, 2009: Free Events Celebrate New National Park Television Productions

July 1, 2009: Stark County’s History Showcased In Western Reserve Public Media Special

June 11, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media announces launch of two new standard definition channels

June 8, 2009: Call Western Reserve Public Media DTV Help Desk for Assistance With Digital TV Conversion

June 5, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media Offers Innovative “Camp” for Educators

May 18, 2009: Western Reserve PBS to Feature Art of William Wegman, Now on Exhibit at the Akron Art Museum

May 15, 2009: Western Reserve PBS NewsMaker Special Features New Ohio Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Park

May 8, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media to host Passport Fair on Thursday, May 21

April 3, 2009: Knute Larson to be featured guest on special edition of NewsNight Akron

April 2, 2009: Western Reserve PBS in Search of Cuyahoga Valley National Park Memorabilia

March 31, 2009: Gospel Meets Symphony Concert to Air on Western Reserve PBS

March 13, 2009: Western Reserve PBS to Host “A Doo Wop Celebration III!”

March 6, 2009: Ohio Educational Television Stations to Receive Award From the Corporation for Public Broadcasting

March 2, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media puts expense-reducing measures in place to weather economic downturn

Feb. 13, 2009: Western Reserve PBS Special to Showcase Young Entrepreneurs

Feb. 3, 2009: Western Reserve Public Media Wins Award at National Conference

Jan. 30, 2009: Western Reserve PBS to premiere Gospel Meets Symphony: Celebrating 16 Years!

Jan. 27, 2009: Along Water Street at the Akron Art Museum to Premiere on Western Reserve PBS

Jan. 23, 2009: Gov. Strickland’s State of the State Address to Air Live on Western Reserve PBS

Jan. 22, 2009: Western Reserve PBS Turns Up Power for WNEO

Jan. 12, 2009: Black History Month Programming to air on Western Reserve PBS

Jan. 12, 2009: Ralph Regula is NewsNight Akron’s 2008 Newsmaker of the Year

Jan. 5, 2009: Western Reserve PBS’s NewsNight Akron panel to choose 2008 Akron Newsmaker of the Year


2008

Dec. 18, 2008: Ralph Regula to be special guest on NewsNight Akron

Dec. 9, 2008: Help Western Reserve PBS Chronicle Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Nov. 26, 2008: Western Reserve Public Media and Mahoning County ESC Create New Training Opportunities for Educators

Nov. 24, 2008: Western Reserve PBS to Air Chihuly in the Hotshop

Nov. 24, 2008: Retiring Pastor, Community Leader Featured on Western Reserve PBS’ NewsMaker Akron

Nov. 19, 2008: Holiday Programming on Western Reserve PBS

Nov. 18, 2008: Western Reserve PBS Presents Radio Daze: Cleveland’s FM Air Wars

Nov. 18, 2008: WNEO Analog Signal to Shut Off Permanently on Nov. 19, 2008

Oct. 28, 2008: Western Reserve PBS to Hold DTV Events

Oct. 28, 2008: Western Reserve PBS to Hold DTV Open House

Oct. 10, 2008: Economic Well-Being of Canton, Cleveland and Youngstown Is Focus of Western Reserve PBS Special

Sept. 23, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Announces New Name and Stakes Its Claim in the Western Reserve

Sept. 17, 2008: Analog-to-Digital Conversion to Come Early for PBS 45 & 49’s WNEO

Sept. 15, 2008: Witness Firsthand the Installation of Jean-Pierre Gauthier: Machines at Play

Sept. 15, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Is Presenting Station for Award-Winning Regional Productions

Sept. 12, 2008: Where We Stand programs on PBS 45 & 49 to examine Ohio’s education successes and challenges

Sept. 11, 2008: Youngstown 2010: Neighborhoods to air on PBS 45 & 49

Aug. 29, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Republican Convention Coverage to Include Reports From WKSU News Director

Aug. 28, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Hits the Road to Enlighten Consumers About the Digital TV Transition

Aug. 21, 2008: Clyde Singer: An American Artist to premiere on PBS 45 & 49

Aug. 11, 2008: Brian Reitz named to new major-gifts position at PBS 45 & 49

July 18, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 to Air Gov. Ted Strickland’s “Conversations on Education” Akron Forum on July 25

June 23, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 to Change Name to Western Reserve Public Media

May 29, 2008: PBS 45 & 49, WKSU Team Up With WKYC to Add New Downtown Akron Studio

May 19, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 to Air Programs About Jewish Life

May 16, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 to Air Broadcast Premiere of God as We Understand Him

May 12, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 launches Digital Television Help Desk

May 7, 2008: National Inventors Hall of Fame induction ceremony to air on PBS 45 & 49

April 23, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 and The Kent Stage to host “A Doo Wop Celebration II!”

April 16, 2008: NewsNight Akron to welcome Akron Public Schools superintendents

April 10, 2008: Caring for Your Parents Conference Offers Sound Advice and Helpful Resources

April 7, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Announces Local Winners of 14th Annual Reading Rainbow Writing Contest

March 20, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Presents Broadcasts and Conference on Caring for Elderly Parents

Feb. 28, 2008: Mayor Don Plusquellic to appear on NewsNight Akron

Feb. 15, 2008: New Doris O’Donnell’s Cleveland episode recalls Cleveland’s “Golden Age of Print”

Feb. 6, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 and The Kent Stage to present live concert with Spencer Davis Group and Badfinger starring Joey Molland

Jan. 28, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 in Winners Circle at National Educational Television Conference

Jan. 18, 2008: Young Viewers Will Profit From Tuning in to Biz Kids on PBS 45 & 49

Jan. 7, 2008: University of Akron President Luis Proenza Named NewsNight Akron’s 2007 Newsmaker of the Year

Jan. 4, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Invites Children to Enter Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest

Jan. 3, 2008: PBS 45 & 49 Chief Operating Officer Don Freeman announces retirement

Jan. 2, 2008: PBS 45 & 49’s NewsNight Akron panel to choose 2007 Akron Newsmaker of the Year


2007

Dec. 18, 2007: NewsNight Akron Presents Special Christmas Edition

Dec. 17, 2007: Doris O’Donnell, Veteran Cleveland Journalist, Featured in New Eight-Part Series on PBS 45 & 49

Dec. 13, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to provide videoconference holiday hook-up for local family with loved one serving in Iraq

Nov. 19, 2007: PBS 45 & & 49 to Showcase The University of Akron Campus

Nov. 7, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 special to feature Akron Art Museum’s Norman Rockwell exhibition

Nov. 2, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 presents Reporting the War: The Journalists’ Perspective

Oct. 2, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Hold Free Heart Health Event in Cuyahoga Falls and Boardman

Sept. 12, 2007: Northern Ohio Live to air new show on PBS 45 & 49

Sept. 11, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Air Andrew Wyeth Special in Celebration of Exhibit Opening at The Butler

Aug. 30, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to hold free previews of The War

Aug. 30, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Air Northeast Ohioans’ World War II Stories

Aug. 29, 2007: PBS 45 & 49’s Eric Mansfield to Interview Akron Mayoral Hopefuls

Aug. 20, 2007: Tour the “New” Akron Art Museum With PBS 45 & 49

Aug. 3, 2007: Elvis Lives: The 25th Anniversary Concert to air on PBS 45 & 49

Aug. 3, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Collect World War II Stories From Northeast Ohioans

July 3, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to air Great Performances program in honor of Beverly Sills

June 28, 2007: Akron physicians’ work in Kenya to be featured on special edition of NewsNight Akron

June 26, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 Launches High-Definition TV Programming

June 22, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to hold free community workshops on oral history collection

May 22, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to present free community workshops on oral history collection

May 18, 2007: National Inventors Hall of Fame induction ceremony to air on PBS 45 & 49

May 4, 2007: Eric Mansfield Is New Host of NewsNight Akron

April 11, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Host Two Film Festivals to Encourage Dialogue About America at a Crossroads National Premiere

April 2, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Present Akron Art Museum Renovation Update

March 28, 2007: Elmo and Cuba Gooding Jr. Host Prime Time Special for Children of the Military

March 26, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 Announces Local Winners of 13th Annual Reading Rainbow Writing Contest

March 19, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 and the Kent Stage to host A Doo Wop Celebration!

March 19, 2007: Gov. Strickland's State of the State Address to Air Live on PBS 45 & 49

March 2, 2007: New Musical Programs Dominate PBS 45 & 49 Programming Schedule in March

Feb. 20, 2007: Free Financial Planning Program Offered by PBS 45 & 49

Feb. 13, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Offer Free Heart Health Program at Green YMCA

Feb. 13, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 to Offer Free Heart Health Program at Eastwood YMCA

Feb. 5, 2007: Red Tail Reborn to Premiere on PBS 45 & 49

Jan. 12, 2007: Akron Public Schools Superintendent Sylvester Small named NewsNight Akron’s 2006 Newsmaker of the Year

Jan. 11, 2007: PBS 45 & 49’s NewsNight Akron panel to choose 2006 Akron Newsmaker of the Year

Jan. 5, 2007: PBS 45 & 49 Invites Children to Enter Reading Rainbow Young Writers and Illustrators Contest


2006

Dec. 28, 2006: Tribute to Gerald Ford to Air on PBS 45 & 49

Dec. 18, 2006: Artistic Director of “The Nutcracker” to Appear on PBS 45 & 49 NewsMaker Akron Special

Dec. 15, 2006: Locally Produced Documentary About Racial Segregation in Warren to Air on PBS 45 & 49

Dec. 15, 2006: Warren Town Hall Forum to Discuss Race Relations

Nov. 22, 2006: Kent State University President to Be Guest on PBS 45 & 49 NewsMaker Akron Special

Nov. 18, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 Reviews Top Holiday Hi-Tech Gadgets

Nov. 15, 2006: Canton Resident to Appear on NOW

Nov. 13, 2006: Holiday Programming on PBS 45 & 49

Nov. 9, 2006: Special edition of NewsNight Akron to Review Election Process and Results

Nov. 9, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 British Comedy Event Offers Gossip, Screening of Programs

Nov. 6, 2006: Mark Auburn Appointed Board Chair of Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio

Nov. 3, 2006: What’s going on in northeast Ohio? Log on to WesternReservePublicMedia.org and find out!

Nov. 1, 2006: Brown, DeWine to appear on PBS 45 & 49 special broadcast

Oct. 6, 2006: Youngstown 2010 Moving Ahead program scheduled to air on Thursday, Oct. 5 will air on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m.

Sept. 26, 2006: Canton Symphony Orchestra showcased in PBS 45 & 49 production

Sept. 22, 2006: Youngstown 2010 Moving Ahead program on Oct. 5 discusses community collaboration

Sept. 12, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 educational production wins regional Emmy Award

Sept. 11, 2006: High-energy concert by Canadian group Leahy to air on PBS 45 & 49

Aug. 23, 2006: Marie Antoinette to air on PBS 45 & 49; free sneak preview to be held at The Butler Institute of American Art

Aug. 23, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 plans road trip to Pittsburgh’s Andy Warhol Museum

Aug. 23, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 Names New Director of Education

Aug. 23, 2006: Youngstown 2010 program "Where Do We Go From Here?" to air on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 8 p.m.

Aug. 21, 2006: Akron Symphony's New Music Director Interviewed on NewsNight Akron

Aug. 2, 2006: The Australian Pink Floyd Show returns to PBS 45 & 49 and to Youngstown's Chevrolet Centre

July 31, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 president to participate in Interfaith Mission

July 24, 2006: Documentary About Amish Living Focuses on Holmes County Area

June 27, 2006: NewsNight Akron visits Akron Art Museum

June 21, 2006: Changes at PBS 45 & 49 Prepare Organization for Future

June 5, 2006: New History Detectives episode filmed in Canton to air on June 19 at 9 p.m. on PBS 45 & 49

May 16, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 to air Gen. Michael Hayden’s Senate confirmation hearings

May 16, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 connects to Third Frontier Network

May 11, 2006: Area's renowned artists to be featured on Northeast Ohio Times

May 9, 2006: National Inventors Hall of Fame induction ceremony to air on PBS 45 & 49

April 27, 2006: Billy Graham: God’s Ambassador to air on PBS 45 & 49

April 27, 2006: Friday’s NOW news program to discuss religious influence on politics in Ohio

April 21, 2006: Two Texas Ranch House cowboys are fixin' to greet gringos at two northeast Ohio locations

April 19, 2006: Emmy-winning documentary about Kent State shootings to air on PBS 45 & 49

April 12, 2006: Area clergy discuss cooperation in next edition of NewsNight Akron

April 10, 2006: Local production features Clevelander’s efforts to protect Whiskey Island green space

March 27, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 announces local winners of 12th Annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers & Illustrators Contest

March 20, 2006: Historical documentary features America’s oldest black fraternity

March 17, 2006: NOW on PBS 45 & 49 takes a hard look at government secrecy

March 10, 2006: President of PBS 45 & 49 elected to national, state leadership positions

March 7, 2006: Shari Lewis and friends celebrate the Jewish Seder

March 2, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 to air special program about regionalism

Feb. 24, 2006: Local premiere of Springsteen's legendary 1975 London concert to air on PBS 45 & 49

Feb. 24, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 celebrates golden age of rock 'n' roll

Feb. 18, 2006: Live broadcast strives to help viewers understand new Medicare Part D drug plan

Feb. 17, 2006: Northeast Ohio Times show on PBS 45 & 49 features interesting people and places

Feb. 14, 2006: Marathon broadcast of BBC's The Office airs on PBS 45 & 49

Feb. 8, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 receives two grants to develop new curriculum packages for local schools

Jan. 31, 2006: Black History Month Programming to Air on PBS 45 & 49

Jan. 30, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 airs President Bush’s State of the Union Address

Jan. 25, 2006: Youngstown’s New Mayor: A 2010 Moving Ahead Special

Jan. 13, 2006: Public TV’s William Baker to speak on “State of American Television” at Canton Forum luncheon

Jan. 6, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 invites children to enter Reading Rainbow’s 12th Annual Young Writers & Illustrators Contest

Jan. 6, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 Congratulates Melinda Elkins, 2005 Akron Newsmaker of the Year

Jan. 5, 2006: PBS 45 & 49 to offer gavel-to-gavel coverage of Alito confirmation hearings

Jan. 3, 2006: PBS 45 & 49’s NewsNight Akron panel to choose 2005 Newsmaker of the Year


2005

Dec. 16, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 Presents Walking the Bible

Dec. 16, 2005: Christmas Comes to NewsNight Akron

Nov. 30, 2005: Holiday Programming on PBS 45 & 49

Nov. 30, 2005: Hanukkah Programming on PBS 45 & 49

Nov. 22, 2005: Documentary About Metalworking Firm in Cleveland Airs on PBS 45 & 49 in December

Nov. 17, 2005: Locally produced Christmas variety show airs on PBS 45 & 49

Nov. 16, 2005: “Father Sam” Featured on Nov. 25 NewsMaker Akron

Nov. 16, 2005: Holiday Programming on PBS 45 & 49

Nov. 14, 2005: Live Program to Analyze Voices & Choices Meeting Discussions

Nov. 1, 2005: Documentary Takes an Intimate Look at Life at the Vatican

Oct. 28, 2005: New Visions for Youngstown Neighborhood Explored in PBS 45 & 49 Special

Oct. 27, 2005: PBS 45 & 49’s Know the Issues helps voters sort through state ballot issues

Oct. 25, 2005: Two New Employees Join PBS 45 & 49

Oct. 19, 2005: Mount Union vs. Ohio Northern football game airs Sunday on PBS 45 & 49

Sept. 23, 2005: New Local Sports Show Debuts on PBS 45 & 49

Sept. 14, 2005: Youngstown Mayoral Candidates Featured on PBS 45 & 49 Special

Sept. 14, 2005: PBS 45 & 49, 89.7 WKSU and Kent Stage to host free preview of Martin Scorsese’s much-anticipated film on Bob Dylan

Sept. 14, 2005: Local rock documentary premieres on PBS 45 & 49 in September, spawns reunion concert

Sept. 14, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 takes trip back to turbulent sixties in prime time broadcast event Sept. 26-29

Aug. 31, 2005: Glenville/Columbus Brookhaven and St. Ignatius/Boardman Football Games Air Friday on PBS 45 & 49

Aug. 25, 2005: Rock documentary premieres in September, spawns reunion concert

Aug. 25, 2005: Akron Garfield-Hoban Football Game Airs Friday on PBS 45 & 49

July 22, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 introduces new quarterly series, Northeast Ohio Times

July 19, 2005: “Akron Women” documentary to air exclusively on PBS 45 & 49

June 23, 2005: Seven Members Appointed to PBS 45 & 49 Board of Directors

June 23, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 Production Gives Local Perspective — Kids First: Grading the Graduates

March 21, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 announces local winners of 11th Annual Reading Rainbow Young Writers & Illustrators contest

March 2, 2005: Tina Turner, Rod Stewart In Concert on PBS 45 & 49

March 2, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 Presents Suze Orman: For the Young, Fabulous & Broke

March 2, 2005: America’s Home Cooking: Healthy Recipes Airs on PBS 45 & 49

March 2, 2005: New Specials Featuring the Welk Musical Family and John Tesh Offer Spiritual Music

March 2, 2005: Bethany College vs. John Carroll University NCAA Division III Playoff Game Airs on PBS 45 & 49

Feb. 24, 2005: A Trumpet at the Walls Of Jericho: The Untold Story of Samuel Harrison Airs on PBS 45 & 49 in February

Feb. 17, 2005: Presentation of Youngstown 2010 Action Plan to Air on PBS 45 & 49

Feb. 4, 2005: Gov. Taft's State of the State Address to Air on PBS 45 & 49

Jan. 25, 2005: Black History Month Programming Airs on PBS 45 & 49

Jan. 21, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 invites children to enter Reading Rainbow’s 11th Annual Young Writers & Illustrators Contest

Jan. 11, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 Congratulates Connie Humble, 2004 Akron Newsmaker of the Year

Jan. 7, 2005: PBS 45 & 49 Participates in “Tsunami Relief: Northern Ohio Cares” Simulcast

Jan. 3, 2005: Akron Newsmaker of the Year Nominees Announced

Dec. 30, 2004: Beyond Black & White: Youngstown 2010 Town Hall Discussion