Messages from the President

06/30/2015 - 12:10pm

I hope you and your family enjoy the “4th of July” celebrations here in Rochester, or wherever you may be over the long weekend. WXXI-TV will celebrate with its annual broadcast of A Capitol Fourth, which is broadcast live from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, July 4 at 8:00 p.m. (and repeated at 9:30 p.m.).

06/23/2015 - 8:11am

The Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival is in full swing and whether you spend one night or all nine there, you can be sure that WXXI will have you all jazzed up!

06/15/2015 - 2:32pm

This year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival kicks off this Friday and whether you spend one night or all nine there, you can be sure that WXXI will have you all jazzed up! From concert previews during Morning Edition to performance reviews during All Things Considered we'll have you all set whether you're coming or going.

06/03/2015 - 9:30am

The Weather Channel's forecast for Canandaigua this Saturday is 70 and sunny! That's perfect weather to see public radio’s beloved variety show A Prairie Home Companion at Constellation Brands–Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center. WXXI is pleased to bring this live broadcast of Garrison Keillor's A Prairie Home Companion to CMAC on Saturday.

05/19/2015 - 8:11am

In April WXXI launched Veterans Connections, an initiative designed to help bridge military and veteran needs with community support and awareness. As part of the initiative WXXI is pleased to present several television and radio programs that spotlight the men and women who serve our county.

05/04/2015 - 8:51am

On Thursday, April 30th we hosted our annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner at WXXI. More than 100 volunteers joined us in Studio A for an evening of good food and great company. We honored several special volunteers including Richard Vuillequez, who received the “Charles M.

04/16/2015 - 1:27pm

This month marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War.

03/25/2015 - 2:15pm

If you're one of many Downton Abbey viewers who long for a new vice (until season 7 premieres in January 2016) WXXI may have just the thing for you this weekend. Masterpiece premieres two of its popular series this Sunday evening on WXXI-TV!

03/09/2015 - 8:56am

The filmmaker who brought us The Roosevelets, The Civil War, and The National Parks tackles the history of cancer in Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies. Ken Burns' three-part, six-hour documentary, produced by Barak Goodman, tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of m

03/03/2015 - 9:00am

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