Messages from the President

09/06/2011 - 5:28pm

There has been an amazing tradition going on in Rochester over the last 25 years -- one of which you may be an enthusiastic participant, or of which you may have no knowledge. The RIT Big Shot has been capturing unique photos of buildings and locations in the Greater Rochester area since 1987.

08/25/2011 - 4:38pm

If you are a fan of local music, you’ve had a great summer to hear performers in clubs, on streets and at festivals throughout the area. From the Rochester International Jazz Festival in June (WXXI recorded nightly for our next Jazz Festival series), Bands on the Bricks at the Public Market (WXXI was there taping The Lou Graham Band concert), The GrassRoots Festival (WRUR and WITH hosted a live remote from there), East End Festival or Park Ave Festival – not to mention the open mic nights in venues across Rochester – this has been a spectacular music season.

08/15/2011 - 6:28pm

I’m sure you have been following the battle in Washington for a solution to the debt crisis. As the framework of the plan is put in place, we look on with interest here at WXXI, because the future of public broadcasting may be significantly affected.

08/03/2011 - 11:39am

I’m sure you have been following the battle in Washington for a solution to the debt crisis. As the framework of the plan is put in place, we look on with interest here at WXXI, because the future of public broadcasting may be significantly affected.

07/18/2011 - 3:24pm

I recently received a letter from one of our Honorary Trustees commenting on the article that appeared in the newest issue of Metropolitan Magazine. Though the letter was addressed to me, it could speak to every person involved with making WXXI such an invaluable community resource.

07/17/2011 - 7:05pm

For several years, one of our core service areas has been health. WXXI has been aggressive in helping educate the community about healthier behaviors and has made great inroads to providing resources through our “Healthy You” initiative.

07/05/2011 - 4:46pm

If you are a fan of our OnStage music series, I have some good news! WXXI will once again begin producing more episodes this summer, beginning with a much-anticipated local performance.

06/28/2011 - 1:58pm

Over the last couple weeks WXXI has shot six performances at the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival, completed production on the eighth season of Second Opinion, presented concerts as part of the Hochstein at High Falls series, provided educational outreach information at the Maplewood Rose Festival -- and won three New York State Broadcasters Association Awards, three Associated Press Awards and two Communicator Awards.

06/20/2011 - 11:36am

When it comes to this community's health, you will not find a more committed and engaged media partner than WXXI. In fact, this week we will be airing a special Second Opinion episode tackling the controversy of when—and how often—women should be having mammograms.

06/07/2011 - 4:17pm

As we move into June you may be making plans to take in the sounds of this year's Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. If you do, there's a good chance you will see WXXI's production crew there.