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Enjoy programs from yoga to gardening, from memory to wisdom, and from fighting aging to embracing aging.

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Sarah Burns and David McMahon write and co-direct two-part, four-hour film, Burns’s firs non-American subject.

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In a multi-year effort to ignite hope and inspire action, PBS explores a spectrum of ocean and freshwater related issues through a mix of new and returning series

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A three-part docuseries will premiere in Summer 2024, shining a light on disco’s groovy beginnings.

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City Island Season 2 and Two New Music Video Series, Together We Can (w.t.) and City Island Sings, Along with Other Social Studies-Themed Programming to Encourage Young Viewers to Learn About and Get Involved in Their Communities

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The iconic PBS series looks back at half a century of ground-breaking scientific programming, with an awe-inspiring lineup of new specials and initiatives in 2024

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Create TV is launching the Create Cooking Challenge: Easy Peasy, focusing on recipes with six ingredients or less. The celebrity judging panel will include Bridget Lancaster, Buck Elegbede, and Sara Moulton.

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Passport Valentine

Celebrate Valentine's Day with these PBS programs sure to win your heart, available only with the WTIU PBS Passport!

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No matter who you're rooting for, Lidia's got you covered!

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This year, with popular demand from elementary teachers, NPR is introducing its first-ever fourth grade contest. Judges will choose winners in three categories: grade four, grades five through eight and grades nine through 12.

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Pack your bags and join Rick Steves for a full day of breathtaking travel, savoring the sights and sounds of Europe.

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Musical styles come and go, but there is one sound that has been a constant source of strength, courage, and wisdom from the pulpit to the choir lofts on any given Sunday: the gospel.

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Discover inspiring stories about America’s Black creators and changemakers.

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Earth Eats is celebrating its 15th anniversary! Take a look at these 15 moments from the Earth Eats archives.

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Get ready for the red carpet! It's award season in Hollywood, and Handpicked by Heather is presenting the real story behind six award-winning films, available now with your WTIU PBS Passport benefit.

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Hulu + Live TV Subscribers will now have access to high-quality, educational, and inspiring content from WTIU

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Melopita translates as “honey pie,” but this dish is Chef Maria Loi's healthy version of a ricotta-style cheesecake.

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A fragrant seasoning paste infuses chicken parts with deep savoriness, while a high temperature roast results in flavorful browning.

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A fragrant seasoning paste infuses chicken parts with deep savoriness, while a high temperature roast results in flavorful browning.

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With the departure of Sylvia & Friends from our schedule at the end of December, we are launching a new classical music programming lineup this month.

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Begin the new year with a festive Thai Chili Coconut Margarita from Season 10 of Moveable Feast!

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New Year New You

Make those resolutions more than words—put your goals into action with specials aimed at helping you maximize your utmost potential.

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This recipe makes the perfect side dish! Featured in Season 11 of Lidia's Kitchen.

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A new kids' series will emphasize different forms of problem solving and support the development of critical thinking skills.

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Cozy Programming with PBS Passport

This edition of “Handpicked by Heather” offers an assortment of cozy programs to choose from, so snuggle in to enjoy comfort-viewing all season long!

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Make a pesto slathered focaccia for family and friends this holiday season! Inspired by Milk Street Kitchen.

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Tiny Desk Contest

The annual contest opens January 23 and gives undiscovered artists an opportunity to launch their musical careers.

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Menahem Pressler

On the weekend he would have turned 100, WFIU will celebrate the life and work of world-renowned pianist and Indiana University faculty member Menahem Pressler with a special radio program.

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Brother William Morris and David Brent Johnson

Hosts Brother William (The Soul Kitchen) and David Brent Johnson (Just You & Me) are conducting a musical summit inspired by this festive time of year.

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The last episode of Sylvia & Friends airs Saturday, December 30 from 10am-1pm on WFIU2 and Sunday, December 31 from 9pm-12am on WFIU.

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Hunker down with a cup of hot cocoa this December and enjoy 5 marathons of popular PBS shows.

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From familiar faces to annual extravaganzas, we've got what you need to make your season bright.

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Today is Giving Tuesday — a global day of giving and generosity. Giving Tuesday is a day to lift up the things you value — the things you care about — and the things that rely on an engaged community to thrive.

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WFIU Holiday Programs

Hear comforting songs and stories and learn more about celebrations spanning the globe with our holiday programming lineup.

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Next week, November 28, is Giving Tuesday — a global day of giving and generosity. Giving Tuesday is a day to lift up the things you value — the things you care about — the things that rely on an engaged community to thrive

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Today’s edition of Handpicked by Heather is showcasing just a sample of the PBS programming that honors the culture of Indigenous tribes and individuals, all available right now with your PBS Passport member benefit!

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Celebrate season 9 of Doc Martin this Thanksgiving Day. Plus, get ready for season 10 with a special episode at 8!

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Learn how to make Thanksgiving snacks and desserts with Christopher Kimball and his recipe developers from Milk Street TV!

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This groundbreaking film follows the life of speed cycling champion, civil rights activist, and Hoosier hero Marshall “Major” Taylor.

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"Now and Then – The Last Beatles Song" is a short film documenting the 60-year journey of a track recorded by John Lennon in his apartment in the 1970s through its release as the final song from all four band members.

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Inspired by Christopher Kimball's Milk Street TV's episode 205: Easy French Desserts, read or watch a tutorial on how to make this simple dessert.

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This autumn season, try a lighter, fresher take on pumpkin pie. Make a pumpkin tart with honey-orange whipped cream in under two hours.

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Savor this festive season with the nostalgic sounds and reminiscent stories of Thanksgiving Day.

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Uncover the stories of lesser-known war heroes and recognize the heroic contributions of all our veterans.

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StoryCorps asks Americans to document discussions with loved ones to be preserved in the Library of Congress.

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It's the season of chills, thrills, tricks, and treats, but this edition of "Handpicked by Heather" is filled only with treats for each and every WTIU viewer! Read on to find spine-tingling shows available both as free on-demand options and with the WTIU Passport member benefit.

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The NPR College Podcast Challenge is back - with a $5,000 grand-prize scholarship!

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It's time to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with your WTIU PBS Passport member benefit. Read on to explore music, dance, and all-around good vibes with these five programs "Handpicked by Heather"!

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Kids may be back in school, but by my calendar, it is still summer! Enjoy what's left of the season with your WTIU PBS Passport member benefit. Here are six suggestions to get you started.

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Baseball, Hotdogs, and Apple Pie

Six suggestions to celebrate the 4th of July with your PBS Passport member benefit, all "Handpicked by Heather" just for you!

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The NATAS Central Great Lakes Chapter presented WTIU with two regional Emmys at its awards ceremony on Saturday, June 17.

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Join WTIU in honoring Pride Month by tuning in with your PBS Passport member benefit to celebrate the stories of the LGBTQ+ community and culture! Here are 8 programs "Handpicked by Heather" to get you started.

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Telly Awards 2023

The Telly Awards named WTIU the winner of 10 awards in its 44th annual competition, which honors excellence in video and television across all screens.

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Explore LGBTQIA+ stories and history in our programming lineup for this June.

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2023 Edward R. Murrow Awards

WFIU-WTIU News won three Regional Murrow Awards for best continuing coverage, best feature reporting, and best newscast.

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Mother and Child

May is all about moms! Read the latest Handpicked by Heather post to find out which programs I’m recommending as I celebrate my own mom—and all moms—with PBS Passport.

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Communicator Awards - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Episodes 1 and 2 of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz audio play, which aired on WFIU Public Radio this past February, received nine Communicator Awards on May 2.

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The Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla

Live coverage of the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla begins at 2:30am on WTIU and 5:45am on WFIU2.

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Harmonia

The 1,000th episode of Harmonia airs on Sunday, May 21 at 12 p.m. on WFIU2 and on Thursday, May 25 at 8 p.m. on WFIU.

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NATAS Central Great Lakes Chapter Emmys

WTIU Public Television received 11 regional Emmy Award nominations from the NATAS Central Great Lakes Chapter.

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While Earth Day 2023 may be behind us, your WTIU PBS Passport member benefit provides programming to educate and empower all of us to make a difference, all year long.

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Aubrey Wright - Report for America corps member

Aubrey Wright will join WFIU/WTIU News as a multimedia journalist covering equity in higher education.

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WFIU, WTIU, and IPB News earned 16 awards at the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Best in Indiana Journalism Contest on April 21. The awards recognize the most outstanding work of the year in Indiana in print, broadcast, and online journalism.

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Recognize how members of the AAPI community have added to the American experiment and thrived through difficult times. 

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Indiana University will celebrate its seventh annual IU Day on Wednesday, April 19.

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April is Stress Awareness Month. Here are eight programs to help you decompress anytime, anywhere, with your WTIU PBS Passport benefit!

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Join us in sharing the important stories of those who witnessed the Nazis' human atrocities, also honoring the millions of lives that were stolen.

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Learn more about Tonya Torgerson's new artwork, available on exclusive WFIU thank-you gifts.

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Women’s History Month is here, and your WTIU PBS Passport member benefit has so much programming to celebrate strong women making a difference today and throughout history!

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Jason Pear, producer of Journey Indiana: From Above, explains what it's like to see Indiana via aerial cinematography.

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Join us in honoring female trailblazers.

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Submit a testimonial to WFIU

We're looking for WFIU listeners who want to share why they support public radio.

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Take a deeper dive into the character of jazz guitar legend Wes Montgomery in this interview with producer Kevin Finch.

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WFIU's Focus on Flowers reaches a milestone this spring when its 1,000th episode airs on March 30.

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Valentine’s Day is upon us, and love is in the air with your WTIU PBS Passport member benefit! Ranging from Shakespearean tragedy to modern-day rom coms, here are 7 shows you will fall in love with at first sight.

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Producer Jim Krause explores the legacy of this Hoosier institution and highlights the numerous challenges it’s faced in this interview.

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WFIU and WTIU have restructured their Community Advisory Boards into a single team. The newly formed WFIU-WTIU Community Advisory Board ensures that both stations will receive the advice, and draw from the experience, of a well-rounded advisory team.

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We invite you to celebrate Black History Month with WTIU! The breadth of PBS programs that combine to tell the story of Black America is too long to list here, so today we feature 10 programs that expire soon on Passport, making Black History Month the perfect time to take them in!

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A new four-part audio play based on L. Frank Baum's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz debuts this February on WFIU.

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Learn about the rich history and profound contributions of America's Black changemakers, artists, and heroes.

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If you're an unsigned musician or band with potential, you could win big.

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WFIU is pleased to introduce this annual challenge to student listeners all over south-central Indiana.

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The Transformational Power of Yoga

The New Year brings with it a sense of opportunity to start anew, with a blank slate as our beginning point. It’s the perfect moment to think about how we can become our best selves and live our best lives. What do you want to accomplish in 2023?

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Happy New Year from WTIU! Enjoy these special programs designed to help you harness your potential and make 2023 the best year yet!

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Indiana University Singing Hoosiers

We're collaborating with Indiana University’s Singing Hoosiers to bring a holiday tradition to south central Indiana viewers.

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Report for America

Report for America will help fund a new reporter for WFIU/WTIU News who will cover higher education.

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Your Passport member benefit offers so many reasons to tune in, including the ability to view your favorite shows on YOUR schedule, options to binge or catch up on fan-favorite series, and, as we are highlighting this month, digital-first specials—programs that are available on Passport BEFORE they air on PBS’s regular broadcast schedule. Here are six digital-first specials featuring intriguing women and engaging stories--and the many mysterious questions surrounding them!

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Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas with Vanessa William

It's not the holiday season without sinking into the couch, hot cocoa in hand, and enjoying some festive feel-good specials on TV.

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Candles Burning Brightly

Get into the holiday spirit with these December specials.

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It’s the coziest time of the year! The days are shorter, the weather is chillier, and your Passport member benefit is poised to bring you all the best that PBS offers.

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For every contribution that WFIU receives on Giving Tuesday, the IU Credit Union will provide a pair of socks to the Shalom Center, Beacon’s day shelter in Bloomington.

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Thanksgiving turkey and trimmings

’Tis the season for food, friends, and family, but after two plus years of scaled back and cancelled gatherings, a lot of us might be feeling a bit daunted (or flat-out stressed!) at the thought of returning to holiday hosting. If you are among this anxious group, never fear—your Passport member benefit has your back!

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Splendid Table

Cozy up to WFIU's lineup of specials in this season of grace and gratitude.

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Bob Ross

We have some special programming and events planned to mark eight decades of our favorite painter and cultural icon.

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Public Radio Music Day

WFIU joins with other stations across the country to showcase how public radio music stations unite local artists and support them through live concerts and music discovery events.

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Joe Hren - Indiana Newsdesk host

Indiana Newsdesk, the award-winning weekly news series from WTIU, begins its tenth season on WTIU this month.

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Take a break from solving crimes alongside your favorite PBS mystery drama sleuths, and turn your attention towards some of these real life historical mysteries.

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Update your watchlist with these six dramas that you can binge in just one weekend.

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The NATAS Central Great Lakes Chapter presented WTIU with four regional Emmys at its awards ceremony on Saturday, June 25.

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Shortly after his 45th anniversary as a full-time employee of WFIU, George Walker will retire on July 29.

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Regional Murrow Awards 2022

WFIU-WTIU News won two Regional Murrow Awards for best news website and best hard news for a story on Delta 8 THC in Indiana. IPB News received one Regional Murrow for best news series for its Hoosier Workers series.

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Add these mysteries and thrillers to your WTIU PBS Passport viewing queue so you’re ready for their summer season premieres.

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WFIU and WTIU have earned a combined total of 19 awards in national competitions this month.

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Indiana University First Lady Emerita Laurie Burns McRobbie has joined Noon Edition as a new rotating host. Once or twice a month, she will co-host the program with either Sara Wittmeyer, WFIU/WTIU News Bureau Chief, or Bob Zaltsberg, WFIU/WTIU News Special Projects Editor.

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Sit back, relax, and pretend to live the life of a well-to-do character in these glamorous period dramas now streaming on WTIU PBS Passport.

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WTIU and WFIU are making some big changes to our various YouTube channels to create a more streamlined experience for our audience.

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The NATAS Central Great Lakes Chapter announced that WTIU received 18 regional Emmy Award nominations for Journey Indiana, The Friday Zone, and Singing Winds: The Life & Works of T.C. Steele.

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WFIU, WTIU, and IPB News earned 19 awards at the Indiana Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Best in Indiana Journalism Contest on April 22.

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Celebrate IU Day with these programs from WTIU

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Binge some of your favorite history specials right now online or with the PBS Video App.

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This month WTIU PBS Passport celebrates the powerful leading ladies of PBS dramas.

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Learn more about important women in history this month on WTIU.

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Explore Indiana trails with these highlights inspired by WTIU's newest documentary.

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Learn more about the making of The Hoosier Way: Trails of Indiana in this interview with producer Mark Gibson.

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Jane Austen classics are now streaming on WTIU PBS Passport. But what do you know about the writer and her stories?

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WTIU introduces Ardently Austen, a series of new Jane Austen additions to the WTIU PBS Passport library.

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February is Black History Month, and WTIU PBS Passport is home to an incredible array of documentaries to help reflect and inspire.

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This February, tune in to WTIU and WFIU for special Black History Month programming.

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Inner States, a new weekly arts and culture series, premieres Sunday, January 9 at 12 p.m. on WFIU. Get to know Inner States host and producer Alex Chambers in this interview.

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Join us for the premiere of Inner States, a new weekly, hour-long arts and culture magazine. The series will air Sundays at noon on WFIU, beginning January 9.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

Charlie Brown, music specials, Call the Midwife, and more! Enjoy our holiday programming lineup.

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From stage plays and concerts to cooking and travel, there’s plenty to stream that will get you in the spirit.

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Make your holiday season bright with these specials on WFIU!

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Learn more about WTIU's latest documentary in this interview with producer Todd Gould.

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Cozy up to a feel-good drama this holiday season.

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From music to cooking advice, WFIU has you covered for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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On Public Radio Music Day, we want to make sure you have the music and resources you need during this time. Check out the schedule, entertaining content, and helpful links below to see how we’re remaining connected through our mission and deep understanding that music improves our lives.

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Dive into Royal drama and history with these shows on WTIU PBS Passport.

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Celebrate 40 years of NATURE by watching these six essential episodes.

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Angela Mariani - host of WFIU's Harmonia

WFIU's early music program debuted on October 10, 1991, with host Angela Mariani, who is still involved with Harmonia today.

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It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders NPR

'It’s Been a Minute with Sam Sanders’ moves to Saturdays on WFIU and 'To the Best of Our Knowledge’ added to Saturday WFIU2 lineup.

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Add these series to your catch-up viewing queue so you're ready for the new episodes coming this fall.

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We’re turning the mic over to you for National Radio Day on August 20.

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Explore the heart of Greene County with these day trip ideas inspired by WTIU's new documentary.

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Learn more about the making of Spirit of Greene County with producer Reuben Browning.

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Join us as we celebrate landmark music albums with a summer playlist, trivia, a drawing, and more.

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IU Summer Theatre plays

IU Summer Theatre is partnering with WFIU to present two fully produced radio plays this month—Waycross and Twisted Tales of Poe.

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Your search for a binge-worthy drama to watch this weekend is over.

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Get out your crayons or markers and submit your best Fourth of July artwork for a chance to win a prize!

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Check out these videos of step-by-step crafts for kids and fun facts about animals, science and more from PBS KIDS and WTIU.

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WTIU NATAS Emmys

Stations Receive 22 SPJ Awards, 6 Regional Emmys, 18 Telly Awards, and 2 Regional Murrows

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WTIU NATAS Emmys

WTIU earned Emmys for its TV series Journey Indiana and three locally-produced documentaries.

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All June, you can stream these documentary premieres as well as catch up on favorite films and series via the PBS Video App.

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Don't miss these inspiring jazz programs streaming this summer from WTIU and the PBS Video App.

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Telly Awards

The national Telly Awards named WTIU and IU Radio and Television Services the winners of 18 awards in its annual competition, which honors excellence in video and television across all screens.

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It’s been difficult to see live performances over the last year, but you can experience the thrill of a live show again with the PBS Video App.

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Regional Murrow Awards 2021

WFIU-WTIU News received Regional Murrow Awards for investigative reporting on Indiana’s contact tracing plans and best news documentary for A Mother’s Justice: The Trials of Lisa Montgomery.

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Stream these documentaries for new perspectives about mental health, its history, and the people sharing their stories.

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NATAS Emmy Nominations

The NATAS Lower Great Lakes Chapter announced that WTIU received 22 regional Emmy Award nominations for its locally produced series and documentaries.

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Terre Haute Federal Penitentiary

Rush to Kill podcast will examine federal executions during the Trump administration.

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Browse our collection of documentaries about the planet, its ever-changing landscape, and the people trying to save it.

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Browse our collection of World War II-themed documentaries and dramas available now on WTIU Passport.

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IU Day

Wednesday, April 21, is IU Day—a 24-hour, binge-watching, social-sharing, IU-wearing, online celebration of Indiana University and the people who make IU possible. We've planned some special IU Day programming and events and invite you to join us in the celebration!

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Commemorate the Holocaust during the national Days of Remembrance with these programs from WTIU.

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In the wake of the Atlanta shooting, now, more than ever, is a time to learn about and celebrate Asian American history and achievements, as well as understand the challenges the Asian American community faces.

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All IN, Indiana’s public radio daily talk show, gains a new voice.

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Go behind the scenes at Urban Forge — a blacksmith shop dedicated to creativity, skill, and artistry — in Urban Forge: Ozark Artistry premiering Thursday, March 4 at 8pm.

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Audie Awards Finalist - Ernie Pyle Experiment

The Audio Publishers Association named WFIU’s podcast The Ernie Pyle Experiment! a finalist for an Audie Award in the Audio Drama category.

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Enjoy these music programs and performances on WTIU!

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Improve your physical and mental wellness with these upcoming programs from WTIU.

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During the month of March, tune in to these WTIU programs that celebrate the historical and contemporary accomplishments of women and look to the future.

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Ether Game - 50 Years

WFIU’s weekly guessing show celebrates 50 years on the air March 16 at 8pm.

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Our WFIU music hosts have curated their favorite Valentine's Day songs for jazz, classical, and early music lovers. Sit back, relax, and enjoy their selection of music all about love!

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WFIU and WTIU will cover the second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump beginning Tuesday at 1pm.

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Get wrapped up in a good whodunnit this season with WTIU Passport.

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Love is in the air! A new Valentine’s Day special episode of Pinkalicious & Peterrific is coming to WTIU on Saturday, February 13.

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Louis Armstrong

Commemorate Black History Month with these upcoming episodes of Afterglow, Ether Game, Just You & Me, Night Lights, Pipedreams, and Profiles on WFIU.

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Eoban Binder and Payton Knobeloch

Eoban Binder will participate in PBS’s 2021 Data Literacy Group and Payton Knobeloch will join the PBS Digital Immersion’s accelerated scholarship program.

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Celebrate and honor Black History Month with these upcoming programs.

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Here’s how to tune in to NPR’s and PBS’s live, special coverage of the 2021 Presidential Inauguration.

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The Singing Hoosiers

Spend your evening listening to songs and skits from the group known as Indiana University’s “Ambassadors of Song.” 

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Get to know Aaron Cain, WFIU’s new music director.

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WFIU and WTIU will provide live special coverage of the House debate on the article of impeachment against President Trump.

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Get ready for MASTERPIECE's 50th season with these fun facts about its most popular series.

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Learn more about the British author – who Christie was, how she became a prolific crime writer and how her surroundings inspired her work.

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WFIU Maintenance

Listeners may experience brief interruptions in service on WFIU and WFIU2 between 1 and 3 p.m. this Tuesday and during the 1 p.m hour this Wednesday.

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Tune into the upcoming series that explores the collective American story through unique crowdsourced documentaries.

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Masterpiece is celebrating its 50th anniversary this January 10! Celebrate the iconic PBS series by tuning into some of its finest programming.

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Start your new year off with these programs that inspire you to be your best self.

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Get into the holiday spirit with a special recipe from Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street! These deliciously rich cookies are perfect for baking aficionados and beginners alike.

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Looking for something to watch during the holidays? Here is WTIU's curated list of the best holiday shows available to stream now, all for free!

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Enjoy the upcoming holidays with these specials from WFIU.

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Join WFIU and WTIU on December 1 for a global day dedicated to giving to organizations that make an impact in our lives and the lives of those we care about.

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Tune in to these music programs and performances on WTIU!

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Improve your physical and mental health with these upcoming programs from WTIU.

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The Peanuts specials will stream on Apple TV+, in addition to airing ad free on PBS and PBS KIDS on November 22, 2020 and December 13, 2020 respectively.

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While Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, here are some of our favorite recipes to help with festivities, however you’re celebrating!

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Make WFIU part of your Thanksgiving celebrations! Listen to these special programs.

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Enjoy these upcoming Thanksgiving specials for kids on WTIU!

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Enjoy these WTIU holiday programs and take a look at the Christmas Day lineup!

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Brad Kimmel

Brad Kimmel, currently the president & CEO of WNIN Public Media in Evansville, Ind., will officially begin Nov. 30, 2020.

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In honor of Bob Ross’s birthday, Create TV has declared this October to be Bob Ross Month! Celebrate the public media icon with special programming on WTIU’s Create channel.

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Get in the Halloween spirit with some help from Arthur, Pinkalicious & Peterrific, and Molly of Denali!

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The longest-running primetime drama series on TV celebrates with new shows starring Glenda Jackson, Diana Rigg, Kristin Scott Thomas, Martin Freeman, Tamara Lawrance, Hayley Atwell, Samuel West, Tom Hollander, Kate Phillips, and Kyle MacLachlan.

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The NPR Student Podcast Challenge is back! Find out more here.

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Stay informed about the Amy Coney Barrett Supreme Court nominee hearings with WTIU and WFIU programming.

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In honor of what would have been John Lennon’s 80th birthday on October 9th, we’re featuring programs exploring the music legend’s career and life.

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Stay informed about the 2020 election and beyond with these WTIU programs.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. From September 15 to October 15, celebrate and enjoy these WTIU programs exploring the Hispanic and Latino experiences of the 20th century to the prese

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Next month we’re making room for a handful of new programs so we can offer you a wider cross-section of the cultural scene, around the world and close to home.

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Tune in to the new animated STEM series that inspires preschoolers and parents to ask questions and experience the joys of nature and curiosity together.

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WTIU Live TV

A live stream of WTIU’s HD 30.1 channel is now available through WTIU’s website, PBS’s website, and the PBS Video App on television-connected Roku streaming devices.

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Labor Day weekend brings us the debut of a broad range of fresh voices on WFIU2.

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Learning from home

WTIU will assist the Jennings County School Corporation in expanding access to remote learning through datacasting for 1,200 students who have little or no access to reliable broadband.

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June Carter

Miss seeing the Country Music series the first time it aired? Now is the perfect time to catch up!

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Producer Mark Gibson shares his experience making the documentary A Rural Revolution: Indiana’s Round Barns.

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Enjoy these music programs and performances on WTIU.

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Nourish your physical and mental health with these WTIU programs.

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Celebrate the life and legacy of John Lewis and further your understanding of race in America with special programming from PBS.

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WTIU Kids is calling on all artists to be a part of the WTIU Kids Writers Contest Chalk Art Challenge!

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Architecture

All of these programs are available to watch right now without a membership — but, bear in mind that some won’t stay free-to-watch forever, so catch them now before they’re gone.

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PMJA Awards

WFIU News earned first place in the Audience Engagement Program category and second place in the Sports Feature category.

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Emmy awards

WTIU’s travel series, Journey Indiana, took home four of the five Emmys, and its local documentary Fingerstyle! Indiana's Guitar Festival earned one Emmy.

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252 Food Shows You Can Watch Right Now (No Membership Required)

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Emmy awards

All of these programs are available to watch right now without a membership!

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Seventh grade students at The Project School in Bloomington received an NPR Student Podcast Challenge honorable mention for their podcast: The Life of a Multiple.

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Educate yourself with these PBS programs focusing on race.

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On May 30, 2020, WTIU completed repairs to the transmission line, and we are once again operating at 100% transmission power via the tower top antenna.

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Tower work

WFIU will be operating at a lower power from 8am to 12pm on Saturday, May 30.

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Tower work

We will be doing some work on our tower to restore the full strength of WTIU’s over-the-air broadcast signal.

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Ernie Pyle

Ernie Pyle: Life in the Trenches producer Todd Gould shares his experience filming the documentary and discusses Pyle's legacy.

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Telly Awards

Stations receive 14 Telly Awards, 27 SPJ Awards, and 3 Regional Murrow Awards

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161 Science Documentaries You Can Watch Right Now (No Membership Required)

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Enjoy these musical programs and performances on WTIU.

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Looking for something new to watch? Check out these 155 fascinating history documentaries, all free to stream in the PBS App.

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Improve your physical and mental wellness with these programs from WTIU.

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WFIU-WTIU News received Regional Murrow Awards for Sports Reporting, Social Media, and Continuing Coverage.

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For a lot of people, the first few weeks of staying at home were consumed by checking the news every few minutes to see the latest updates. Now, it's time for an escape. Here are more than 200 hours of PBS drama to stream on the PBS app with WTIU Passport.

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Giving Tuesday Now

On this #GivingTuesdayNow, we want to make sure you have the reliable resources you need during this time. Check out these stories and programs to see how we’re keeping you connected and informed.

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This May, celebrate Asian American Pacific Heritage Month with these programs from WTIU.

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On Public Radio Music Day, we want to make sure you have the music and resources you need during this time. Check out the schedule, entertaining content, and helpful links below to see how we’re remaining connected through our mission and deep understanding that music improves our lives.

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Watching television

WTIU has received written notification from Charter Communications (Spectrum) cable television that it will plan to re-launch WTIU on its system approximately 120 days following WTIU recommencing full-power broadcast transmission and delivery of a good quality signal to Spectrum’s Terre Haute receive site.

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With schools across Indiana closed in response to the COVID-19 virus, IPBS member television stations, including WTIU, and the Indiana Department of Education (DOE) have partnered to offer at-home learning experiences for students in grades K-12 that align with Indiana curriculum standards.

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Face mask

Local quilting groups, fiber artists, and national craft chains are coming together to meet the need for face masks by providing supplies, instructions, and methods of distribution for home-made fabric masks. And you can help.

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WTIU At Home Learning

Find out everything you need to tune into WTIU At-Home Learning, with content available for students of all ages.

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Beginning on Monday, March 30, from 12-5pm, the WORLD Channel will provide a daily, five-hour At-Home Learning Service for students in grades 6-12.

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Stream Local Programs

We’ve unlocked access to stream more than 75 of our locally-produced documentaries and specials about Indiana’s people, places, history, and much more.

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Improve your health and wellness with these programs from WTIU.

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WTIU's service has been restored to DirecTV and AT&T U-verse customers.

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Coinciding with the national Days of Remembrance, commemorate the Holocaust with these programs from WTIU.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with these programs from WTIU!

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Check out these upcoming musical programs and performances on WTIU!

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Keep physically, mentally and emotionally healthy with these programs from WTIU!

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WFIU Valentines Day Programs

Check out these Valentine's Day programs on WFIU this February!

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Beginning Today, YouTube TV Subscribers Will Have Access to Educational and Inspiring Content from WTIU

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Tune in to WFIU this February for Black History Month programming.

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Honor and celebrate Black History Month with these programs from WTIU.

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Internationally-acclaimed mezzo-soprano Marietta Simpson teams with musical director Tyron Cooper for a concert performance of American slave spirituals of the 18th and 19th centuries premiering on WTIU Thursday, February 6 at 9pm.

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Impeachment Trial

WFIU and WTIU will cover the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump beginning January 21. The special coverage may last up to six days a week for a few weeks.

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WFIU Technical Difficulties

WFIU is currently operating on a backup transmitter in Terre Haute while the primary one is being repaired.

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Due to damage in our tower’s transmission line, WTIU is currently operating at reduced power and by means of a backup antenna. Over-the-air viewers in outlying areas, as well as Spectrum Cable subscribers near Terre Haute may experience a loss of WTIU’s signal while we seek a solution.

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The WFIU and WTIU staff share their Sesame Street memories in honor of the program's 50th anniversary.

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Get into the holiday spirit with these music-themed programs from WTIU!

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Stay healthy and happy this winter, and learn about how to keep your brain and body in shape with these wellness programs on WTIU!

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Downton Abbey Returns

Stay entertained this holiday season with your favorite Masterpiece dramas.

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themester

This year’s Themester topic is Remembering and Forgetting, exploring one of the central and defining characteristics of humanity, and is inspired by the 2019-2020 celebration of Indiana University's Bicentennial.

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Starting September 30, a new statewide public affairs show will begin airing weekdays from 1 to 2 p.m. on WFIU2.

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Plan to Re-Scan

Rescan Day for WTIU is coming October 18, 2019. Here’s what you need to know.

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Downton Abbey

WFIU-WTIU intern and Downton Abbey fan Rachel Carter is looking forward to the new Downton movie this September!

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Stay healthy and happy this month, and learn about how to keep your brain and body in shape with these wellness programs on WTIU!

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Check out dazzling musical performances from your favorite artists this August on WTIU!

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A new WTIU documentary explores the life and work of the Pulitizer Prize-winning World War II columnist, Ernie Pyle.

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Launching later this year, YouTube TV will livestream all PBS member stations that choose to participate.

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Catch your favorite dramas, documentaries, and more on WTIU this month! Get excited about the Downton Abbey and This Old House specials, and learn all about the moon landing with 8 Days to the Moon and Back! 

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Country Music premieres Sunday, September 15 - Thursday, September 18 & Sunday, September 22 - Thursday, September 25 at 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS

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2019 Emmys

WTIU received five NATAS Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards at the 2019 Emmy Gala held Saturday in Cleveland.

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Elder Abuse and Exploitation

From saving for a financially secure retirement to the physical and mental processes of aging, learn how to navigate growing older this month on WTIU. Several of our July programs deal with this topic, providing a unique perspective on the joy and prospective challenges of aging.

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Summer of Space

This summer PBS and WTIU will present a multi-platform celestial programming spectacle sure to excite any space enthusiast.

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WTIU is celebrating LGBT Pride Month this June with special programming! Tune in to discover the history of LGBT people in the US and their fight for civil rights and social acceptance. 

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Indiana's Wild Landscape

WTIU and Indiana University Radio and Television Services earned three Gold, eight Silver, and six Bronze Telly Awards for its work in 2018.

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Jim Carter Hosts a Nostalgic Celebration of the Beloved Series with a Sneak Peek at the New Movie

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Witness the Legendary Performer in a Concert That Guided Fans From One Millennium to the Next

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The legendary group's first performance at the Beacon Theatre in 25 years will premiere on WTIU on June 1 at 8pm and June 2 at 12:30pm.

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Programming Lineup Documents 50th Anniversaries of Pivotal Moments in U.S. History – Gay Liberation, Lunar Landing and Woodstock – With Limited Series and Specials

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WFIU-WTIU News Team

The stations received three Regional Murrows, 23 Indiana Society of Professional Journalists Awards, and 15 Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association Awards. WTIU also picked up 13 Regional Emmy nominations.

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NATAS Lower Great Lakes Emmy Award Nominations

The Lower Great Lakes Emmy Awards recognize excellence in television among its members in Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

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2019 Regional Murrow Awards

The Radio Television Digital News Association has been honoring outstanding achievements in electronic journalism with the Edward R. Murrow Awards since 1971.

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Bob Zaltsberg

Starting April 1, veteran journalist Bob Zaltsberg will join with WFIU-WTIU News team on a part-time basis. Zaltsberg recently retired from the Herald-Times, where he worked for more than 40 years, including 33 years as the editor of the paper.

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In anticipation of the premiere of the new WTIU documentary, Bob Hammel & Bloomington: A 50-Year Love Affair, we sat down to talk with producer Bob Massie about his inspiration and admiration for Hammel.

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WFIU, WTIU, and the seven other Indiana Public Broadcasting stations that make up IPB News will soon be expanding their statewide news coverage.

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Terre Haute: Rise & Resilience producer Mark Gibson helped WTIU sketch out an itinerary for 10 great destinations to visit in Terre Haute, Indiana. Be sure to catch the documentary on the rich history of this amazing city when it premieres in March.

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An exciting new addition is coming to WFIU’s second station this January. Grammy Award winning singer Sylvia McNair will be hosting classical music on WFIU2 every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. beginning January 5, 2019.

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The Staff Merit Awards honor staff members for outstanding service to Indiana University Bloomington.

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The Music Makers of Gennett Records premieres on WTIU Sunday, November 25 at 8pm.

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In anticipation of the airing of the new WTIU documentary, Clessie Cummins: Hoosier Inventor, we sat down to talk with producers Andie Redwine and Storme Wood about their inspiration and admiration for Cummins.

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WTIU sat down with Brandon Wentz and Ashley Dillard, the new hosts of Journey Indiana, an upcoming and locally-produced show that uncovers unique Indiana experiences and hidden Hoosier stories. Journey Indiana aims to educate, entertain, and inspire viewers about the qualities that make Indiana special.

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We talked with producers Susanne Schwibs and Justin Crossley about their experiences filming the documentary, the locations they love on the IU Bloomington campus, and more.

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