Messages from the President

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!

11/21/2012 - 10:57pm

On Friday, November 16th I had the opportunity to sit down for a one-on-one interview with Diane Rehm before a sold-out audience at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center. Diane was not only engaging and entertaining -- but forthright when audience questions turned to the importance of NPR in the current media landscape. "It's more important now than ever," replied Diane.

11/01/2012 - 11:51am

Although Rochester and the Finger Lakes region was spared the worst of Superstorm Sandy, WXXI was there to bring you the news and official information needed to help keep you and your family safe.

10/22/2012 - 8:48am

I thought I'd share with you a "Speaking Out" piece I wrote for the Democrat & Chronicle about the importance of public broadcasting and why government support is money well spent. It ran in this morning's editorial page:

10/04/2012 - 4:48pm

I’m just back from Washington and two days of meetings with my PBS colleagues from throughout the country.  We shared ideas about our work to help reduce the high school drop-out rate (American Graduate).  We previewed the new schedule (including the upcoming season of Downton Abbey).  We shared plans for national/local election coverage, and we discussed upcomi

10/01/2012 - 9:11am

In what promises to be one of the most pivotal election periods in recent memory — WXXI News has been intently presenting the stories and races so that you can best make an informed decision on who to vote for.

09/21/2012 - 12:29pm

What do debates, Wynton Marsalis, Garth Fagan and Diane Rhem have in common?  They are all going to be on WXXI in the near future!

09/17/2012 - 3:22pm

WXXI recently held a special preview of our newest documentary, Frank Lloyd Wright's Boynton House: The Next Hundred Years, at the Little Theatre. Though many of our television viewers saw the preview episode when we aired it in December of 2011, this was the first time the full documentary was presented.

09/04/2012 - 9:18am

WXXI News is in the midst of its coverage of conventions. WXXI-TV continues its live coverage weeknights from the floor of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.