My Favorite Things: Carol Griskavich

January 12, 2018

As 2018 begins, we’re looking back on some of our favorite memories of the last year. From favorite programs to community events, this was a big year, with fun run-ins and meaningful moments. Today’s memories come from Carol Griskavich, WPT’s community engagement coordinator – a brand-new position at the station this year. Read on to…

My Favorite Things: Erik Ernst

December 31, 2017

As 2017 winds to a close, we’re looking back on some of our favorite memories of the year. From favorite programs to community events, this was a big year, with fun run-ins and meaningful moments. Today’s memories come from Erik Ernst, the promotion manager at Wisconsin Public Television. Read on to find out what he’ll remember the most…

The Science Behind 100 Years of Wisconsin Broadcasting

November 1, 2017

Four days. 285+ events. Endless fun. The Wisconsin Science Festival takes place Nov. 2-5, and Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio are once again looking forward to being a part of the event! The Wisconsin Science Festival is a statewide celebration for all ages, with engaging events such as hands-on science exhibitions, demonstrations, performances,…

What We Watch: Deanna Springer, Nancy Zieman Productions

August 25, 2017

Deanna Springer is the Marketing Director at Nancy Zieman Productions, which, along with Wisconsin Public Television, presents the annual Quilt Expo in Madison. Ahead of this year’s Quilt Expo, Sept. 7-9, we caught up with Deanna to learn about her top public television picks. What are your favorite PBS shows, and why? We enjoy so…

Escape, Create & Celebrate at Quilt Expo This Fall

July 14, 2017

Join the ultimate quilting adventure and meet Sewing With Nancy’s Nancy Zieman during Quilt Expo 2017: Sept. 7-9 in Madison! Presented by Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) with Nancy Zieman, 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, sit…

Celebrate Pride Month with WPT!

June 1, 2017

Communities across the United States are celebrating June as Pride Month – and so are we! In the coming weeks, join PBS to explore facets of the LGBTQ experience through true, personal stories (and additional resources, online and off).

Watch! Bid! Win! May 31-June 4

May 26, 2017

WPT Auction Begins Wednesday! Browse and pre-bid on hundreds of items now at auction.wpt.org. Next week, tune in to WPT to bid on merchandise from Wisconsin businesses and individuals during the 42nd annual WPT Auction. Bid on vacation packages, gift certificates, home and garden items, sports tickets to Badgers games, jewelry, art, vacation packages and more … all…

Enter the Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge!

May 2, 2017

Quilt Expo and Nancy Zieman have announced an all-new quilting challenge taking place throughout the month of May on social media: The Quilt Expo Modern Mini Quilt Challenge! To enter, send a high-resolution image of your quilt to QEChallenge@gmail.com by 5 p.m. CST on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Include your full name, hometown, and a sentence or…