Messages from the President

04/22/2013 - 9:10am

Whether you are a bargain hunter, a collector, or on the lookout for unique experiences, you should be aware that the 2013 WXXI Auction is live now! Our Annual Online Auction has nearly 5,000 items ranging from car wash certificates to a new Ford Focus to use them with.

04/15/2013 - 10:01am

It was good to be a "WXXI Kid" this weekend! More than 4,000 children and their parents joined us Saturday morning at WXXI studios for our free Curious George Swings into Spring Event.

04/01/2013 - 2:37pm

As April is upon us and it brings with it more than just the first hint of spring. April is also Public Radio Music Month  — a national campaign to help raise the visibility of the diverse music that can only be found on public radio. We are fortunate in our community to have two such stations: Classical 91.5 and WRUR 88.5.

03/18/2013 - 11:53am

March is Women's History Month, and WXXI's investment in bringing the stories and experiences of women can be seen across all of our services. Many of you watched "Makers: Women Who Make America" (featuring Ursula Burns, CEO of Xerox, and the first African-American woman to run a Fortune 500 company) or attended the free screening of the program at the Little Theatre.

03/01/2013 - 3:42pm
You may be surprised to know that seventh on TripAdvisor.com's list of places to go in Rochester is Mount Hope Cemetery. Longtime members of the Rochester community are well aware of Mount Hope's history, while those new to Rochester may only know that Susan B.
02/24/2013 - 4:09pm

This Tuesday, February 26 at 8:00 p.m., WXXI-TV will premiere Makers: Women Who Make America, a film that tells how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years. Narrated by Meryl Streep, Makers is built from the accounts of women who experienced this time of change through one of the most sweeping social rev

02/11/2013 - 10:53am

My sincere thanks go to public radio listeners who took the step to become public radio members last week! Whether it is the trusted news that AM 1370 provides, the soaring sounds from Rochester's only classical station on Classical 91.5, or the local and thoughtfully different music on WRUR and WITH — you affirmed the value that the WXXI family of radio services provides this community.

01/23/2013 - 3:33pm

Have you ever considered including WXXI in your estate plans? You would join a growing group of dedicated members who appreciate the value that WXXI brings to their lives and to the life of our community. As an Alice Wood Wynd Legacy Society member, you can help ensure that classical music, trusted news, and compelling television will be here for future generations.

01/07/2013 - 10:03am

January is an exciting time for WXXI, as it marks the eleventh year of Dialogue on Disability: The Herman & Margaret Schwartz Community Series.

12/10/2012 - 12:12pm

For fans of Downton Abbey, this is truly a wonderful time, and WXXI is the place where it all comes together!