What We Watch: Mouna Algahaithi

June 21, 2019

Mouna Algahaithi, WPT’s new education engagement specialist, started at the station as an education and community engagement intern in May of 2018. She’s been full-time since last January, working on WPT Education programs such as implementing Ready to Learn curricula around the state as well as bigger events such as Get Up and Go. Read on…

What We Watch: Carol Griskavich, Community Education Specialist

October 19, 2017

As Community Education Specialist at WPT, Carol Griskavich’s “typical day” is anything but typical – working on detailed event logistics or traveling the state to meet with viewers we serve. We sat down with Carol to learn about her role at WPT and her favorite public television programs. “I could listen to Jacques Pépin read the phonebook.”…

Vel Phillips Community Engagement

January 16, 2015

More than a documentary, Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams is a statewide engagement project that will bring the community together for screenings and conversations about equity and civil rights in the 21st century. Due to extraordinary interest in hosting events related to this project, we have developed event kits that include a DVD of the…

Women and Girls Lead

October 1, 2012

Written by Leigh Schmidt, WPT Community Outreach Coordinator Women and girls around the globe face threats – trafficking, prostitution, violence, and discrimination – every day of their lives. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is a landmark multimedia project centered on a two-part documentary airing Oct. 1 and 2 at 8…