Tag: public television

WVPT Holiday Auction now online

You’re invited to check out the 2015 WVPT Holiday Auction now online at auction.wvpt.net and review some of the 280-plus items that will be up for bid in 11 different categories.


Augusta Free Press hosts WVPT Community Conversation

The role that WVPT has to play in the media markets in the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia is adapting with the changing communications times.


Augusta Free Press hosting WVPT Community Conversation on July 8

Do you watch WVPT Public Television? If so, we are looking for your feedback. Join Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham and AFP vice president Crystal Graham for a WVPT Community Conversation at the Waynesboro Public Library Meeting Room on Wednesday, July 8 from noon to 1:30 p.m.


WVPT Public Television opens new Harrisonburg studio location

WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, welcomes visitors to the opening of the new location for its studio and business offices on Thursday, September 11th from noon until 8:30 p.m.


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Virginia’s first lady speaks in support of conservation program

A cooperative effort between the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and Virginia’s farm community is getting ready to launch, and Virginia first lady Dorothy McAuliffe has produced a television public service announcement to promote it.


WVPT to send lucky Downton Abbey fans to London, Cancun

In celebration of the season four kick-off of Downton Abbey, the most-watched drama series in the history of PBS, WVPT presents its Travel Sweepstakes, featuring a grand prize trip to London and tour of Highclere Castle, the set of Downton Abbey, as well as a second prize trip to Cancun, Mexico.


WVPT to present Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music

WVPT Public Television, serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, announces the premiere of Ethan Bortnick Live in Concert: The Power of Music, Dec. 4 at 8 p.m. At 12, Bortnick—the youngest performer ever to headline his own international concert tour—has so far appeared in more than 200 concerts.


WVPT welcomes back Spring Online Auction

WVPT’s Spring Auction is back! Featuring hundreds of donated items, the online auction—to benefit WVPT Public Television—will be held May 2-14.


WVPT raises money with Surf on the Turf

Join WVPT Public Television at the Foxfield Race Track on April 13 for Surf on the Turf: an evening of beach-inspired fun! From 6:30 to 11 pm, enjoy live music by the Embers, a shag dance lesson with Terry Dean’s Ballroom Dance Studio, an open bar, and dinner from The Local restaurant.


Competition heating up in WVPT contest

WVPT has entered its last month of fundraising through TALENT WAR$ with more than $1,800 donated through more than 40 competing talent videos. The station’s first ever interactive, online, video talent contest and fundraiser, TALENT WAR$ is offering $6,000 in cash prizes. Viewers can vote for their favorite video by donating to WVPT until Jan. […]


WVPT honors winner in online contest

WVPT congratulates Kevin Camden of Charlottesville as the winner of its Fender Telecaster electric guitar giveaway. Kevin Camden, an IT specialist at the University of Virginia, was automatically entered in the guitar drawing after he signed up as a contestant in TALENTWAR$, the station’s first online video talent contest and fundraiser. TALENTWAR$, offering $6,000 in […]


Fender guitar added to list of prizes for WVPT TALENT WAR$

WVPT, the PBS station serving the Shenandoah Valley and Central and Northern Virginia, announced today an added bonus for entering its TALENT WAR$ @wvptonline video contest: the chance to win a Fender Telecaster guitar. The contest, already offering $6,000 worth of prizes, allows viewers across the state to show off their talents on the web […]


The AFP on WREL: Bin Laden aftermath

AFP editor Chris Graham talks news on WREL-1450AM’s “Online with Jim Bresnahan.” The segment begins with a look at the big news of the week, perhaps of the year – the death of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden. Chris breaks down the impact of Bin Laden’s death on Al Qaeda infrastructure  and on domestic and […]