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PBS Wisconsin will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a special presentation of its series Why Race Matters, at 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 17 on PBS Wisconsin. Why Race Matters is a digital series elevating issues of importance affecting Wisconsin’s Black communities.

PBS Wisconsin received a 2021 Midwest Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for Documentary Programs – Cultural, for Wisconsin’s Scenic Treasures: Southern Vistas. Filmed by PBS Wisconsin from the air, land and water, the documentary showcases state parks, natural areas, wildlife areas and forests, many of them held in trust and managed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for Wisconsinites.

PBS Wisconsin received a 2021 Midwest Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for Children/Youth/Teen (19 and under) - Short Form or Long Form Content, for its education resource Carrie Frost: Fly Fishing Boss. Carrie Frost: Fly Fishing Boss is part of the PBS Wisconsin Education Wisconsin Biographies series, a collection of free educational, online media resources that shares the stories of notable Wisconsinites and enriches grade school social studies and literacy curriculum.

PBS Wisconsin’s exercise series Quick Fit With Cassy provides short, educational fitness routines to help participants improve their balance, strength and flexibility. Hosted by Cassy Vieth, a certified fitness trainer from Wisconsin, this digital series will help viewers understand how to correctly engage all areas of the body and stay motivated to maintain their commitment to physical wellness. 

Centro Hispano of Dane County, in collaboration with PBS Wisconsin, will host The Evening of Dreaming virtually at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. This free, online event will showcase the diversity of Latino cuisine and explore the cultural significance of food. 

Media Contacts

Michael Harryman

Michael Harryman

Director of Marketing, Communications, and Community Engagement

michael.harryman @ pbswisconsin.org

(608) 265-3855

Erik Ernst

Erik Ernst

Promotion/Marketing Manager

erik.ernst @ pbswisconsin.org

(608) 265-3853

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