WFYI Pressroom

August 14, 2015

Statement on Sesame Street's Contract with HBO

WFYI is proud to offer PBS KIDS programming, featuring more than a dozen impactful children’s shows, including Sesame Street. As a public media station, WFYI provides free, universally accessible programming, focused on life-long learning.
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July 9, 2015

A New Buzz at WFYI: Beehives on the Roof

Thanks to a donation by WFYI members George and Christine Plews, WFYI has two beehives on its roof, helping to restore the local bee population. The hives sit near the station's green roof.
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July 1, 2015

WFYI takes home 11 regional Emmys, including Station of Excellence award

At the 46th Annual Emmy Awards of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Lower Great Lakes chapter, held in Indianapolis, on Saturday, June 27, WFYI Public Media received 11 Emmy Awards, including the prestigious Overall Station Excellence award for the third consecutive year.
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July 1, 2015

WFYI to launch new speaker series with Cokie Roberts

Cokie Roberts, senior news analyst for National Public Radio (NPR), will be in Indianapolis on Thursday, July 23, to help WFYI Public Media launch a new speaker series called Listen Up.
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May 29, 2015

Annual Free Festival Set for June 13

Spend a day with a grinning dinosaur and a curious monkey…snuggle up to a sweater-wearing tiger and a gangly purple bird…or high-five a big red dog and a lovely princess. Kids of all ages can do this and more, at WFYI’s 22nd annual free family festival, PBS KIDS in the Park, presented by PNC, on Saturday, June 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., outside at Military Park in downtown Indianapolis.
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May 26, 2015

Whipstitch Sallies on WFYI's Small Studio Sessions podcast today

The second podcast in WFYI’s Small Studio Sessions features the Whipstitch Sallies. Hear the podcast and watch the video at our website today.
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April 24, 2015

What will it take for IN students to succeed? Coauthor GradNation coming to Indy

What will it take for Indiana students to achieve a 90-percent graduation rate by the year 2020? Coauthor of the “Building a GradNation” annual report, John Bridgeland, will share the latest trends and data at a public Conversation about Education in Indianapolis on Tuesday, May 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Central Library.
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March 31, 2015

WFYI's Sound Medicine Radio comes to an end April 26

After a 15 -year run, WFYI’s Sound Medicine weekly radio program will conclude its current format and schedule with a final program on Sunday, April 26. However, health news reporting will continue to be a focus of WFYI on-air and online.
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February 26, 2015

WFYI to host public conversations about cancer in March

Cancer -- its evolution as a disease, the latest in treatment directions, and the personal stories of those living with the disease -- will be the focus of a Ken Burns documentary and a special edition of “Sound Medicine Radio Hour” airing next month, as well as three related public conversations being held in Indianapolis.
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December 30, 2014

New Season Downton Abbey Starts January 4

The Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning PBS drama, “Downton Abbey,” returns for an epic fifth season on WFYI Public Television on Sunday, Jan. 4 at 9 p.m. on WFYI 1.
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