Quilt Expo 2019: Sept. 5-7 in Madison, Wisconsin

July 24, 2019

Tickets are now on sale for the ultimate quilting adventure! Join us Sept. 5-7 in Madison for the 15th-annual Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Television and Nancy Zieman Productions. Did you know that more than 20,000 quilting and sewing enthusiasts gather in Madison, Wisconsin each year for the Wisconsin Public Television Quilt Expo? Quilt Expo…

Meet the Cast of Les Misérables, Premiering on WPT April 14

April 1, 2019

There are some things you can always count on. The happiness that comes from that first cup of coffee – or tea – in the morning. The pure joy puppies bring. And, of course, some excellent MASTERPIECE programming on Sunday nights on Wisconsin Public Television. Thanks to the upcoming premiere of Les Misérables on April 14 on…

WPT Education Helps Students Explore the Life of Joe Bee Xiong

February 19, 2019

A new student-focused resource created to expand the Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Eau Claire program explores the life of Joe Bee Xiong, the first Hmong American elected to public office in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) Education has just announced the release of a new Wisconsin Biographies story: Joe Bee Xiong: War to Peace.  Created as an additional, student-focused chapter…

Escape. Create. Celebrate! Quilt Expo Registration Now Open

July 11, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for the ultimate quilting adventure! Join us Sept. 6-8 in Madison for the 14th-annual Quilt Expo, presented by Wisconsin Public Television with Nancy Zieman Productions. Quilt Expo is designed to capture and revitalize the creative quilting spirit. The expo features a 10-category quilt contest, vendor mall, stage presentations, informal lectures,…

Week 2 Bread Recap: The 2018 Great Wisconsin Baking Challenge

July 2, 2018

Last week was all about sweet, sweet cake! But this week’s episode got a little more savory as bakers were asked to rise to the occasion in the bread challenge and tackle Flatbread, an Eight-Strand Plaited Loaf AND 24 Bagels. In the spirit of The Great British Baking Show,  The Great Wisconsin Baking Challenge asked our bakers to…

What We Watch: Dominique Johnson, Audience Services Specialist

June 23, 2018

Dominique (Dom) Johnson is an audience services specialist at WPT. One of Dom’s daily tasks includes answering audience questions about Wisconsin Public Broadcasting’s content. One of his favorite things about his job is “hearing about all of the positive effects that our programming has on the lives of our viewers and listeners across the state.” We…

WPT ‘Wisconsin Life’ Story Wins 2018 National Murrow Award

June 20, 2018

Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Life story Jaxon’s Wish has been honored with a 2018 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) National Edward R. Murrow Award. The RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards are among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news. Jaxon’s Wish shares how Make-A-Wish Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Brewers teamed up to make young…

Join the 2018 Great Wisconsin Baking Challenge

June 17, 2018

Bake along with Britain’s best – and add a Wisconsin twist! Share your results with each us each week to be featured on our website. Wisconsin Public Television’s second-annual Great Wisconsin Baking Challenge launches today – Sunday, June 17! Season 5 of The Great British Baking Show premieres across the WPT viewing area 6 p.m. Sunday, June 24, and…