Messages from the President

12/02/2016 - 5:00pm

On Monday, December 5th WXXI News presents a five-part series that looks at teacher diversity. Degrees of Diversity stories will air Monday through Friday during Morning Edition (6 a.m. to 9 a.m.) and All Things Considered (4 p.m. to 6 p.m.) on AM 1370, WRUR-FM 88.5, and WEOS-FM 89.5.

11/15/2016 - 9:13am

On Monday, November 14th I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and colleague, Gwen Ifill. I have known Gwen for nearly 40 years, since we were both young reporters covering Maryland politics.

10/21/2016 - 7:46am

After an unprecedented campaign for the White House, November 8th is almost here. I hope our balanced and respectful reporting has given you the information you need to make an informed choice on Election Day.

09/25/2016 - 2:45pm

I’m still hearing from viewers who loved the early episode of The French Chef with Julia Child, part of our 50th Anniversary celebration on September 6. What a treat it was to watch Julia (in black-and-white) making chocolate mousse 50 years ago… the very first show we aired on WXXI-TV!

09/01/2016 - 10:26am

September marks the beginning of WXXI's 50th anniversary celebration. When I think about the men and women who had the foresight and the courage to fight the battles to bring public television to the Greater Rochester area, I think about their passion, commitment and vision.

08/22/2016 - 8:55am

With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions and the Olympics now behind us, the election race takes center stage and WXXI News will be with you the whole way. From local news stories and guests on Connections with Evan Dawson to reports from Karen DeWitt in Albany and national news from NPR and PBS — WXXI has you covered.

07/20/2016 - 3:48pm

With the Republican and Democratic National Conventions now behind us, the election season moves into full swing, and WXXI News will be with you the whole way. From local news stories and guests on Connections with Evan Dawson to reports from Karen DeWitt in Albany and national news from NPR and PBS — WXXI has you covered.

07/15/2016 - 2:29pm

The political convention season is upon us and WXXI has you covered! PBS NewsHour combines forces with NPR to co-produce and simulcast coverage of the 2016 Republican National Convention on July 18 – 21 in Cleveland and the 2016 Democratic National Convention on July 25 – 28 in Philadelphia.

06/20/2016 - 8:15am

As Rochester transitions from one festival to the next, so do we at WXXI! As legions of music fans just enjoyed nine days of the Xerox International Jazz Festival, art enthusiasts have the Corn Hill Arts Festival to look forward to this weekend.

05/20/2016 - 10:48am

It's a new member benefit that offers extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming.