Messages from the President

10/04/2012 - 3:48pm

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 - 8:11am

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 - 11:29am

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 - 2:22pm

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 - 8:18am

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.

08/20/2012 - 8:58am

Let me be the first to share some exciting news with you! This coming November, WXXI will be bringing NPR’s Diane Rehm to Rochester.

07/30/2012 - 9:15am

As if having the best independent and foreign films, the best live, local music nightly, and the best popcorn in town weren't enough reasons to visit the Little Theatre — now you can go there to see one of the most talked about pieces of art in the city!

07/23/2012 - 8:58am

If you were fortunate enough to be at the recent screening of the film "The Island President" at the Little Theatre, you were given rare access to help enhance what was an already compelling movie.

07/10/2012 - 2:09pm

One of the questions I am most asked is, "When will you air Downton Abbey again!?" Despite Season Two ending back in February, there is still an insatiable appetite for the program — and due to that popular demand, we are beginning at the beginning as we air the compete series every Thursday at 8

07/02/2012 - 10:48am

I would like to send my thanks to everyone who made a pledge during our one-day radio drive at the end of June. Your support helped us end our fiscal year stronger -- and also helps us springboard into the next fiscal year. There is certain to be no shortage of fresh programming that WXXI will be bringing your way!