Messages from the President

01/30/2012 - 3:42pm

As a fan of WXXI-TV, you may already be aware of our rich history of British dramas. With favorites like Upstairs, Downstairs, Prime Suspect, The Forsyte Saga, Little Dorrit and Pride and Prejudice, we have had members of all generations tuning in for the austere clothing, proper manners and irresistible plotlines of our British dramas.

01/03/2012 - 5:45pm

It’s a new year, and January is a special month at WXXI as we host our annual outreach initiative with our good friends at the Al Sigl Community of Agencies. This is our tenth year hosting Dialogue on Disability: The Herman & Margaret Schwartz Community Series, which celebrates the amazing lives of people with special needs.

12/27/2011 - 9:15am

As 2011 nears its end, there were countless successful moments at WXXI this year – from great local productions like RIT Big Shot and the preview of our Frank Lloyd Wright Boynton House documentary, The Next Hundred Years, to essential election coverage, debates and a recent forum on the city’s Dropout Dilemma.

12/12/2011 - 11:05am

If you are one of the countless people who depend on WXXI for your news and analysis, then I have an exciting announcement. WXXI has launched WXXINews.org, a new Web site that makes local news content more accessible for you.

12/05/2011 - 2:43pm

This Saturday, WXXI presents a rare opportunity for viewers to get on the inside of a historical architectural restoration as we present a preview of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Boyton House: The Next Hundred Years as part of an Afternoon of Local Treasures, which begins at 3:00 p.m.

11/29/2011 - 11:51am

As we move from Thanksgiving to enjoying the rest of the holiday season, WXXI joins in the holiday spirit with new – and classic – favorite television programs to mark our Winter Membership Campaign.

11/15/2011 - 12:36pm

This past weekend, WXXI hosted a Community Cinema screening of “We Still Live Here,” an Independent Lens film that told the remarkable story of the recent cultural and linguistic revival of the Wampanoag tribe of Southeastern Massachusetts.

11/07/2011 - 10:08am

During the recent election season, WXXI's Center for Public Affairs had all the angles covered. With the final push by the candidates becoming top stories through out the region, only WXXI News provided the in-depth coverage and analysis that helped put some perspective on both the races and the individuals themselves.

10/25/2011 - 1:43pm

For those of you who aren't aware of it, WXXI's commitment to the arts extends beyond Classical 91.5 and PBS favorites like Live from Lincoln Center and Great Performances. Our efforts in local arts and culture can be experienced throughout the community.

10/10/2011 - 2:57pm

There was a news story that escaped many people's attention recently. Need to Know Rochester focused a special presentation on the plight of African-American male students in the Rochester City School District.