CET http://wmub.org en History and Future of Public Television http://wmub.org/post/history-and-future-public-television <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Public television started out as a means to take advantage of the new “electronic blackboard” to educate viewers.&nbsp; Today, thanks to advances in technology, programming, distribution and production, public media has extended its reach, and its importance, as it continues to inform, as well as entertain and engage its audience. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 22057 at http://wmub.org History and Future of Public Television Antiques Roadshow from Cincinnati http://wmub.org/post/antiques-roadshow-cincinnati <p>After several months of editing, it is time for the Cincinnati editions of <a href="http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/roadshow/"><strong>Antiques Roadshow</strong></a> on <strong>PBS</strong> to begin airing. Thousands of people waited hours to have their possessions appraised, and starting Monday evening, viewers can see some of the highlights of the show’s visit to the <strong>Duke Energy Convention Center</strong>. Tana Weingartner sits down with the show’s executive producer, <strong>Marsha Bemko</strong>, to get a few hints on what to look for as well as some items that just didn’t make the cut. Cincinnati will be featured in three episodes of <strong>Antiques Roadshow</strong> on April 1, April 8 and April 15.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 29 Mar 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Tana Weingartner 10787 at http://wmub.org Antiques Roadshow from Cincinnati Kathryn Merchant of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation http://wmub.org/post/kathryn-merchant-greater-cincinnati-foundation <p>WVXU has been a proud partner with <a href="http://www.cetconnect.org/"><strong>CET</strong></a> on the <a href="http://www.cetconnect.org/american-graduate"><strong>American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen</strong></a> initiative, supported by the <strong>Corporation for Public Broadcasting</strong>, working to address the impact and solutions to our local drop-out problem. The effort concludes with a special on Thursday, February 28 on CET that features some of the local programs and business leaders working on this issue. One of those leaders is <strong>Kathryn Merchant</strong>, president and CEO of the <a href="http://www.gcfdn.org/"><strong>Greater Cincinnati Foundation</strong></a>, and she’s with Mark Perzel to discuss the educational challenges we face and how the GCF is working collaboratively to address them.</p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 9418 at http://wmub.org Kathryn Merchant of the Greater Cincinnati Foundation Success by 6 http://wmub.org/post/success-6 <p>As part of WVXU’s continuing support of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s<a href="http://www.cetconnect.org/american-graduate"><strong> American Graduate </strong></a>effort to find solutions to our nation’s high school dropout problem, Mark Perzel welcomes<strong> Stephanie Byrd</strong>, executive director of <a href="http://sb6uwgc.org/"><strong>Cincinnati’s Success by 6</strong></a> initiatives, striving to get toddlers and young children prepared for school through early education efforts.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 6079 at http://wmub.org Success by 6 Antiques Roadshow announces air dates http://wmub.org/post/antiques-roadshow-announces-air-dates <p>The popular PBS/WGBS program Antiques Roadshow is announcing the air dates for several programs filmed in Cincinnati earlier this year.</p><p>The three Cincinnati Roadshow episodes will air as follows:</p><p><br>Hour 1: April 1, 2013, at 8pm<br>Hour 2: April 8, 2013, at 8pm<br>Hour 3: April 15, 2013, at 8pm</p><p>CET and ThinkTV16 will carry all three episodes at the schedule dates and times.</p> Thu, 25 Oct 2012 15:10:02 +0000 Tana Weingartner 5420 at http://wmub.org Antiques Roadshow announces air dates