Q&A – Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories

May 10, 2019

After addressing issues of gun violence in the 2016 documentary Too Many Candles, Wisconsin Public Television’s Frederica Freyberg wanted to tackle another issue that seemed too big to address in the same program. Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories premieres 8 p.m Monday, May 13. and is available to watch online now. The one-hour film, produced by Freyberg,…

Q&A: Andy Soth, Portraits From Rural Wisconsin

March 25, 2019

Portraits From Rural Wisconsin premieres 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11 on Wisconsin Public Television. Through a series of interwoven personal essays, see why some western Wisconsin residents still say that “rural life is the best life” – even in the face of hardship and change. Producer/reporter Andy Soth, whose work has appeared on Here & Now,…

You’re Invited to a Royal Wedding!

May 9, 2018

From Victoria and Albert to Harry and Meghan, nobody does royal weddings like the BBC. Join our partners across the pond for five nights of front-row coverage – live from London! – leading up to live coverage of the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and American actress Meghan Markle. Each episode of Royal Wedding…

See Holy Hill and Other Scenes From Around Wisconsin’s U.S. Open Golf Course From the Air

June 13, 2017

The Basilica of Holy Hill National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians is just one of the landmarks of Southeastern Wisconsin that golf fans around the world will become familiar with during this week’s U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills Golf Course. Fly alongside the beautiful basilica, over Old World Wisconsin and along the Horicon…

Experience the Sounds of Solitary

April 17, 2017

What does solitary confinement sound like? In the short film below from our colleagues at FRONTLINE, experience a solitary existence that is anything but silent. Then, join us Tuesday night at 8 on Wisconsin Public Television for the powerful new FRONTLINE documentary, “Last Days of Solitary.” In the film, producers take us inside a Maine prison…

Behind the Scenes: Students Attend State Superintendent Debate in WPT Studios

April 11, 2017

“We’re rolling in 3…2…1…” Students rarely get to see politics in action. Often, they don’t even get a chance to meet the candidates, let alone watch a debate live and participate. But last month, a group of students from Bay View Middle School in the Howard-Suamico School District located near Green Bay did just that….

2017 State of the State – Video and Transcript

January 12, 2017

On Tuesday, Jan. 10, Gov. Scott Walker delivered the 2017 State of the State Address to the Wisconsin legislature at the state capitol in Madison. Senate Minority Leader Jennifer Shilling gave the Democratic response. Wisconsin Public Television’s Frederica Freyberg and Wisconsin Public Radio’s Shawn Johnson covered the event live. Here is archived video and a full…

WPT’s “Here & Now” Welcomes the New Year With a New Look

January 5, 2017

New year, new Here & Now set! Here & Now‘s look has been completely revamped – from a brand-new set design to deeper story possibilities and a fresh logo. Go behind the scenes in WPT’s studios to view the set rebuild, reflect on Here & Now’s history, and hear from Here & Now anchor Frederica Freyberg and Here &…