What We Watch: Sigrid Peterson

August 25, 2019

Sigrid Peterson, online content editor for Wisconsin Public Television, manages much of the content that livens up WPT’s web presence. Read on for some of Sig’s top public TV picks!

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: Deb Piper

June 6, 2019

Deb Piper, producer and manager of remote production, has worked in public broadcasting for 30 years – almost all of it right here at Wisconsin Public Television. She’s particularly proud of the miles our crews have traveled throughout the state, capturing music in intriguing venues. One of them includes beautiful Madeline Island in Lake Superior,…

What We Watch: Holly De Ruyter, WPT History Producer

April 24, 2019

History producer Holly De Ruyter is the producer of a documentary about UW Varsity Band director Prof. Mike Leckrone that will air later this year. She also produced Old Fashioned: The Story of the Wisconsin Supper Club, airing 9 p.m. Saturday, May 4. (WPT Passport members can also watch online!) Read more about Old Fashioned right…

What We Watch: Garden expert Melinda Myers

January 22, 2019

It might feel like the doldrums of winter, but spring is just around the corner. Wisconsin Public Television’s Garden & Landscape Expo is ready to inspire you. Join us Friday through Sunday, Feb. 8-10, at the Exhibition Hall of the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. Out of the many experts, vendors and garden lovers you’ll…

What We Watch: Garry Denny

August 17, 2018

Bringing Wisconsin Public Television’s delightful mix of programming together takes a lot more work than most of us realize. Beyond PBS itself, WPT previews and purchases programs from American Public Television, the BBC, our own local production teams and multiple other independent sources. In our latest installment of What We Watch, we chat with Garry Denny,…

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…

What We Watch: Erica Lee, Planned Giving Associate

May 18, 2018

Erica Lee is a planned giving associate at Wisconsin Public Television, working with members of WPT’s Heritage Society. “My role in Planned Giving is very rewarding; I get to speak with WPT super fans every day!” she says. For the June issue of our member program guide, Airwaves, we caught up with Erica to learn more…