WPBS launches weekly current affairs program focusing on North Country issues
WPBS Weekly: Inside the Stories will premiere on Tuesday, April 13 at 7:30 p.m.
This half hour magazine format program will explore compelling stories from all across Northern New York and Eastern Ontario. Stories that reflect the six core themes of the program - education, arts & culture, business, tourism, science & technology and the environment/outdoors - as well as celebrating the history, music and varied cuisine of our region.WPBS Weekly: Inside the Stories will be hosted by experienced talk show host Stephfond Brunson.
“Stephfond's upbeat, curious and authentic presence will animate the program and take viewers on an incomparable journey across our region, uncovering unique and often untold stories that make us who we are,” WPBS said in a press release.
The launch of this series will also fuel a significant expansion in the WPBS Digital Studios platform. “Our desire to create and distribute more digital journalistic content was actually the original impetus for this series" said Mark Prasuhn, President & General Manager of WPBS-TV.
"We looked at the weekly public affairs programs with associated short digital content on other PBS stations, and decided to create our own. The concept was then shaped with input from the WPBS Community Advisory Board and we also set up content-sharing arrangements with other media outlets so that we could include current stories from Canada, even at this time when the border is closed. The WPBS in-house production team has worked extremely hard to create this new series and I couldn’t be more excited to share their excellent work with our viewers.”
“It’s a way for us to really showcase our broadcast region of Northern New York and Eastern Ontario,” says WPBS-TV’s Director of Production and Executive Producer, Tracy DuFlo.
Don't miss this exciting new series each Tuesday evening, on WPBS; or on demand anytime at