Messages from the President

03/28/2016 - 9:13am

We recently received word that Second Opinion, WXXI's nationally distributed healthcare series, and its host Dr. Peter Salgo had been nominated for a Daytime Emmy® Award in the Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host category.

03/07/2016 - 11:09am

I hope you had a chance to catch the final episode of Downton Abbey. The finale for the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning hit, which we have enjoyed for the last six years, aired Sunday, March 6th. If you missed it, you can watch it online at:

02/29/2016 - 2:50pm

Our partners at the Golisano Foundation are once again challenging the Rochester community to spread the word to “End the R-Word”.

02/09/2016 - 10:28am

February marks Black History Month and WXXI and the Little Theatre are pleased to present a variety of programs that spotlight the men and women who shaped the African-American experience. This includes the Little’s Black History Film Series, with feature films screening every Saturday throughout the month.

01/25/2016 - 11:10am

We are well into the final season of Downton Abbey and we hope you’re enjoying each and every episode. Downton continues to be one of our most popular Masterpiece presentations. Remember, if you miss an episode, you can watch it the next day online at

12/28/2015 - 11:02am

It’s bittersweet, as it also is the final season. The top-rated PBS drama of all time approaches its last chapter, bringing an end to a remarkable series. Where will fate, passion, ambition, and duty lead public TV’s most beloved characters? You’ll find out, starting Sunday, January 3rd at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

12/10/2015 - 6:09pm

As we enter the holiday season and the end of 2015, it’s a good time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past year. In addition to compelling programming from NPR and PBS and independent films at The Little, I'm proud of the work of the staff of WXXI and The Little. I thought I'd share my top five favorites of 2015:

11/16/2015 - 10:19am

On November 14th, WXXI hosted our annual Associates Event at Monroe Golf Club and brought in NPR White House Correspondent Scott Horsley as our guest speaker. Scott shared a behind-the-scenes look at the White House and what it’s like reporting on the policy and politics of the Obama Administration. 

11/04/2015 - 4:32pm

In recognition of Veterans Day, WXXI will present a remarkable documentary at the Little Theatre on November 10 at 6:30 p.m. The American St.

10/27/2015 - 10:12am

As we gear up for Election Night, WXXI News is working hard to provide you with the information and resources you need to cast an informative vote. This includes last Monday's Voice of the Voter debate for the Monroe County Executive race.