Steve Humble, the chief operating officer of The Martin Agency, and Gary Ometer, the chief financial officer of the Virginia College Savings Plan, have been named as the first-ever chief content officer and chief financial officer, respectively, of the Virginia Foundation for Public Media (VFPM) and Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation (CPBC).
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The Community Idea Stations is pleased to present the high school recitation competition “Poetry Out Loud: The Virginia Finals” on April 11 at 9 p.m. on WCVE/WHTJ/WVPT PBS with an encore presentation on April 14 at 2 p.m.
If dance is the universal language, then members of the Richmond Ballet were certainly speaking, or rather dancing it, during their May 2015 tour of China. The story of that tour, captured on film by Richmond-based humanstory films, became the documentary “Bridge of Hearts: Road to China,” premiering April 4 at 9 p.m. on WCVE/WHTJ/WVPT PBS.
For many Virginians, the arrival of spring signals the start of road-trip season, and the new documentary “Back Roads: People, Places and Pie Around Virginia” is sure to provide viewers with plenty of travel inspiration and local flare.
Richmond, Va. - Season 19 of “Virginia Home Grown” premieres March 26 at 8 p.m. on WCVE/WHTJ/WVPT PBS, just in time for spring. The hour-long program includes both live, in-studio gardening demonstrations and pre-recorded visits to gardens, farms, and other growing sites throughout Virginia.
Clifford the Big Red Dog bounds into town Sat., March 23 for a screening at The Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville. The free community event, held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Season 12 of “Charlottesville Inside-Out” (CVIO) premieres January 10, 2019 at 8:30 p.m. on WHTJ/WCVE/WVPT PBS. With beloved host Terri Allard, the show will continue to highlight some of the region’s most unique people and places.
There’s good news for local fans of the period drama “Victoria.” A day ahead of the official U.S. television premiere of Season 3, WVPT WHTJ PBS will host a free screening at UVA’s Darden Abbott Center Auditorium, Jan. 12 at 7 p.m.
The Virginia Foundation for Public Media (VFPM), the governing entity that oversees Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation (CPBC), has named Jayme Swain, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Operations at PBS, as its first-ever CEO.