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Release Date: Wed, Dec 12, 2018

Wisconsin Public Television and the University of Wisconsin-Madison announce the Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab

Gift of $2.1 Million from Dr. Monroe and Sandra Trout creates partnership among Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Morgridge Institute for Research, UW Madison School of Education and Wisconsin Public Television.

Release Date: Tue, Dec 11, 2018

Behind the Canvas Documentary Premieres Thursday, Dec. 20

Behind the Canvas, a new documentary, will premiere 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT).

Release Date: Thu, Dec 6, 2018

CPB, PBS Partner With Wisconsin Public Television to Support Early Science and Literacy Learning in Westby and Cashton

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS today announced that public media station Wisconsin Public Television has been awarded $175,000 to work with community partners in Westby and Cashton to provide science and literacy resources for the youngest learners in underserved areas.

Release Date: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

Wisconsin Public Television Education Releases Online Video Game

After collaborating with educators and students from across Wisconsin, Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) Education has released a new online video game, Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case, that encourages students to experience history as they discover it for themselves. The game is now available to play online for free at WPTeducation.org.

Release Date: Fri, Oct 5, 2018

2018 Wisconsin Attorney General Debate To Be Broadcast Statewide Friday, Oct. 12

Wisconsin Attorney General candidates Brad Schimel and Josh Kaul will debate for the first time and discuss issues central to their campaigns in a debate that will be broadcast statewide 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 on Wisconsin Public Television (WPT).

Release Date: Thu, Sep 27, 2018

New Season of Around the Farm Table Premiering on Wisconsin Public Television Oct. 4

Around the Farm Table will once again serve up an intimate look at Wisconsin's farming landscape by shining a spotlight on Midwestern farmers and artisan food producers when the sixth season of the series premieres 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 on Wisconsin Public Television.

Release Date: Mon, Sep 24, 2018

2018 Jerry Awards Airs Monday, Oct. 1 on Wisconsin Public Television

High school students from across Wisconsin will be featured in a televised broadcast of the 2018 Jerry Awards, honoring the top high school musical theater performances from around the state.

Release Date: Fri, Jul 6, 2018

Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Eau Claire Premieres on WPT July 16

The new public television documentary Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Eau Claire premieres on Wisconsin Public Television 8 p.m. Monday, July 16.

Release Date: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

Wisconsin Public Television Wisconsin Life Story Wins 2018 National Murrow Award

Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) announces that its Wisconsin Life story Jaxon's Wish has been honored with a 2018 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) National Edward R. Murrow Award. The RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards are among the most prestigious in broadcast and digital news.

Release Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Wisconsin Public Television and the UW-Madison School of Education to Host Click Youth Media Festival

On Saturday, June 30, the Click Youth Media Festival in Madison, hosted by Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) and the UW-Madison School of Education, will bring more than 70 youth and educators from around the state together for a full day of workshops on video production, podcasting and digital storytelling.