“Our House: The Wisconsin Capitol” – Coming Nov. 27

October 30, 2017

Michael Bridgeman hosted Wisconsin Public Television’s Remarkable Homes of Wisconsin in 2015. As an architecture aficionado and history buff, he brought curiosity and appreciation of the homes’ forms as well as their very human functions. Now, Bridgeman returns to television with a portrait of the state’s architectural crown jewel. Our House: The Wisconsin Capitol premieres…

Preview: Wisconsin Film Festival 2017

March 25, 2017

The Wisconsin Film Festival is the state’s premier cinema event, featuring local filmmakers and movies shot in the state, as well as a diverse range of national and international films. Celebrating its 18th year in 2017, it takes place in Madison from March 30 to April 6. In this year’s Director’s Cut special episode Wisconsin Film…

Q&A: Behind the Scenes in the New Season of “Wisconsin Life”

September 20, 2016

Since the Wisconsin Life project began more than four years ago, producer/reporter Joel Waldinger has been just one of the producers who has worked with WPT videographers to spotlight people and their passions all around the state. As we get ready for Wisconsin Life’s Season 4 broadcast premiere on Thursday, Sept. 22, check out our Q&A to…

Celebrating National Radio Day With the Nation’s Oldest Station

August 20, 2015

Today is National Radio Day, and we can think of nothing better to celebrate than our partners at Wisconsin Public Radio! Did you know that they can stake a very real claim to being the oldest station in the nation, broadcasting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus since 1917 and forging a nearly 100-year statewide…

Tired of winter? Attend Garden Expo!

February 2, 2015

Bitter cold? Check. Blowing snow? Check. All right. I don’t know about you, but I am more than ready for spring. Luckily, we are just two weeks away from WPT’s annual indoor taste of spring-like atmosphere – Garden Expo! We hope you’ll join us for one, two or three days of fun in Madison. There’s…

Two National Programs to Highlight Madison This February

January 27, 2015

As an editor and publicist here at Wisconsin Public Television, most of my time is spent working on Airwaves, WPT’s program guide, and updating the WPT.org online schedule with the latest programs. I love that I’m lucky enough to know what’s coming down the pike so that I can not only keep all of you…

Mark Your Calendars for Get Up and Go! Day

July 18, 2014

The WPT staff enjoys Wisconsin summers as much as our viewers do, and that’s why we’re happy to provide Wisconsin families with new opportunities to be active and enjoy the outdoors. PBS Kids Get Up and Go! Day 2014 – Friday, August 1 from 10 a.m. to noon – is one such opportunity. Mark your…

Brit Floyd takes WPT members inside the show

June 23, 2014

Brit Floyd – The Pink Floyd Tribute Show welcomed a great group of Wisconsin Public Television supporters into a special sound check performance before their show at the Overture Center for the Arts in Madison Sunday night. The nearly three-hour concert was the band’s 76th – and final – stop on their 2014 North American…