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WHYY Newsroom

Arthur Ellis, Vice President of Communications and Member Relations
215-351-1262 — aellis@whyy.org

Tory Harris, Public Information Manager
215-351-1243 — tharris@whyy.org


July 2017
WHYY Offers 24/7 Entertaining & Educational Programming with New WHYY PBS Kids Channel and Online Stream

May 2017
WHYY Celebrates Fresh Air 30th Anniversary with Live Seth Meyers Interview at the Kimmel Center June 9, 2017

April 2017
Fresh Air Archive Preserves Decades of Culture & History for Future Generations

Storytelling Shows Tackle Today’s Most Pressing Issues Through Local Voices and Artistic Response

March 2017
U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden to Receive Lifelong Learning Award at WHYY President's Dinner, June 13

January 2017
WHYY Celebrates Black History Month With Exclusive, Multiplatform Programming

New Broadcast and Live Event Series Examines Current Events Through Personal Narrative

December 2016
Calling All Educators: Apply Now For The 2017 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program

November 2016
WHYY and Phila. School District Celebrate Media Lab Expansion During Interactive Teacher/Student Workshop

WHYY Shares Personal and Compelling Stories of Triumph in Honor of Veterans Day

October 2016
New Podcast ‘Grapple’ Gives Voice to PA. Communities Struggling Under Severe Socioeconomic Pressure

WHYY Brings Top Local & National Performances, Films and Events Into Homes This Fall

Leading Public Media Provider WHYY Offers Special, Multiplatform Coverage of Regional and National Elections

September 2016
WHYY’s Spotlight Eduction Week Confronts the Toughest Challenges Facing the U.S. Education System

August 12, 2016
WHYY’s Hit Podcast Takes Kids Across the Globe in Search of Mystery and Adventure

July 15, 2016
WHYY Names Vice President for News and Civic Dialogue - Sandra Clark to lead radio, TV and digital news

June 24, 2016
WHYY Launches Inaugural Podcast for Children - Eleanor Amplified blasts off June 29

June 13, 2016
Collaborative Local Storytelling Venture Yields Events, Radio Series And Podcasts

June 9, 2016
Gabriel Coan Named V.P. for Digital Strategies at WHYY

May 25, 2016
WHYY Board of Directors Welcomes Kenneth I. Trujillo Esq., La-Toya Pope Hackney, Esq. and Wendell E. Pritchett, Esq.

May 12, 2016
The Pursuit 50 years in the Fight for LGBT rights

March 10, 2016
Fresh Air with Terry Gross Joins The Roots' Questlove for Live Interview Event

March 8, 2016
WHYY'S Every ZIP Philadelphia Exploring What it Means to be a Philadelphian, One ZIP Code at a Time

March 8, 2016
Radio Times Goes on the Road with Marty Moss-Coane

March 2, 2016
The Truth, the Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth

February 25, 2016
WHYY's Dr. Dan Gottlieb of 'Voices in the Family' to Host Events on PTSD, Shakespeare

February 16, 2016
WHYY Hosts 5th Annual Foodie Fundraiser Event: "Best of the Chefs: Brunch Edition"

October 27, 2015
Fishtown, Passyunk and University City are Focus of Friday Arts

October 21, 2015
WHYY Launches $1.7 Million Project to Bring Video Labs to 27 Schools

September 3, 2015
South Philly Italian Style Returns to WHYY-TV

July 20, 2015
WHYY Accepting Submissions for 2015 Youth Media Awards

June 18, 2015
WHYY to Produce Documentary Honoring 50th Anniversary of LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement

May 22, 2015
Marty Moss-Coane of Radio Times Goes on the Road to Chestnut Hill

May 19, 2015
WHYY Hosts 4th Annual Foodie Fundraiser Event: "Best of the Chefs"

May 18, 2015
WHYY-FM Launches "Get More Interesting" Awareness Campaign

April 28, 2015
Terry Gross of Fresh Air Goes Off Air in Wilmington, DE, June 7

March 31, 2015
Financial Investment Visionary and Best-Selling Author John Bogle to Receive Lifelong Learning Award at WHYY President's Dinner, May 4

March 24, 2015
WHYY Expands Reporting on Delaware River Watershed

March 12, 2015
Radio Times Goes on the Road to Bucks County with Marty Moss-Coane

February 24, 2015
WHYY's NewsWorks is New Home for PlanPhilly

February 2, 2015
WHYY to Open Access to Nearly Forty Years of Fresh Air Content

January 15, 2015
WHYY Accepting Nominations for American Graduate Champions

January 14, 2015
WHYY Holds Sixth Annual CHOCOLATE Event on Valentine's Day

December 15, 2014
WHYY Announces New Local Arts Series, Articulate With Jim Cotter

November 7, 2014
WHYY Provides "Flash Media Labs" at Six Philadelphia Schools

October 17, 2014
WHYY Promotes Three Executives

October 1, 2014
Genealogy Roadshow Arrives in Philadelphia October 25-26

September 30, 2014
Terry Gross of Fresh Air Goes Off Air at Keswick Theater November 2

September 4, 2014
WHYY-FM's Newsworks Tonight to Broadcast Live from Cape May, NJ

September 2, 2014
WHYY Awarded American Graduate Community Service Grant to Help Philadelphia Improve Youth Outcomes

August 1, 2014
WHYY Board of Directors Welcomes Steven Scott Bradley

July 14, 2014
WHYY Accepting Applications for Community Advisory Board

June 5, 2014
Greater Philadelphia ... Get ready to find your ancestors, Genealogy Roadshow gears up for Season 2

June 3, 2014
WHYY Hosts 3rd Annual Foodie Fundraiser Event

June 2, 2014
WHYY-FM's Newsworks Tonight to Broadcast Live from Lewes, DE

May 29, 2014
"Billion Mile Journey" Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry

March 28, 2014
Music Legend and Humanitarian Kenneth Gamble to Receive Lifelong Learning Award at WHYY President's Dinner, May 7

March 24, 2014
Jennifer Lynn Named Host of WHYY-FM's Morning Edition

January 15, 2014
WHYY to Lead Pennsylvania Public Media Initiative

January 13, 2014
Education in a FLASH: WHYY to Pilot "Flash Media Labs" at Three Philadelphia Schools

January 9, 2014
WHYY Celebrates All Things Cocoa at CHOCOLATE Event February 15

October 30, 2013
WHYY-FM Wants Your Story for Radio Program Launching December 6

October 17, 2013
WHYY Encourages Philadelphia to Get Fit on November 9

September 30, 2013
WHYY Program Honoring Pennsylvania Ballet's 50th Anniversary to Broadcast Nationwide on PBS in 2014

September 19, 2013
Sawallisch Honored in WHYY-TV Special Production, October 8

September 18, 2013
Frederick Sutherland to Chair WHYY Board of Directors

September 9, 2013
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Editorial Cartoonist Tony Auth is the Subject of WHYY's First Exhibition

August 30, 2013
WHYY Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

August 9, 2013
WHYY Connections Festival Returns to the Delaware River Waterfront

August 6, 2013
WHYY Receives Seven 2013 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award Nominations

July 23, 2013
WHYY-FM's Newsworks Tonight to Broadcast Live from Wildwood, NJ

July 1, 2013
Superstorm Sandy: Ready for Next Time?

June 12, 2013
WHYY-FM's Newsworks Tonight to Broadcast Live from Beach Haven

June 5, 2013
WHYY-FM to Broadcast Two New Programs July 1

May 23, 2013
Delaware Valley restaurants and businesses compete for a chance to be crowned WHYY's 2013 Best of the Chefs

May 22, 2013
WHYY Accepting Entries for 2013 Youth Media Awards Film Festival

May 13, 2013
Superstorm Sandy: A Live Town Hall — What worked. What didn't. What's next.

May 1, 2013
WHYY-FM's Newsworks Tonight to Broadcast Live from the Jersey Shore

March 28, 2013
Terry Gross of Fresh Air Goes Off Air at McCarter Theatre May 5

March 27, 2013
Howard Shapiro's Theater Blog Launches on WHYY's NewsWorks.org

March 14, 2013
Terry Gross of Fresh Air to Receive Lifelong Learning Award at WHYY President's Dinner on May 2

March 13, 2013
Survey Finds New Jersey Approves of WHYY's Operation of Five Acquired New Jersey Network Radio Stations

February 11, 2013
WHYY Receives $200,000 Grant from Newman's Own Foundation

January 18, 2013
WHYY's Newsworks.Org Now Exclusive Home of Dick Polman's Political Blog National Interest

January 10, 2013
WHYY-TV to Broadcast Delaware Women's Basketball Game Feb. 3

January 9, 2013
WHYY-TV to Broadcast "First Extra" and "State Of The State"

December 20, 2012
WHYY to Broadcast Two Programs Focusing on Newtown Shooting Tragedy and Its Aftermath

October 31, 2012
WHYY to Hold Special Forum on New Jersey Land Use Nov. 15 at Moorestown Community House

October 30, 2012
WHYY's Y12K Road Race and Y Kids Club Family Fit Zone Encourage Greater Philadelphians to Get Fit

September 27, 2012
WHYY Board of Directors Elects Benito Cachinero-Sánchez

September 25, 2012
WHYY to Co-Present, Broadcast Three Debates Featuring Delaware Candidates for governor, House, Senate

August 30, 2012
WHYY's Teleproductions Services Offer Expertise, Experience

August 22, 2012
WHYY and Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Announce Additional Performers for WHYY Connections Festival

August 8, 2012
WHYY-TV to Host, Broadcast "Decision Wilmington," Featuring Democratic Mayoral Candidates

July 11, 2012
Philly High School Students to Showcase Supercar at WHYY

July 10, 2012
WHYY and Delaware River Waterfront Corporation Announce Performers for 2012 WHYY Connections Festival

July 2, 2012
WHYY Documentary on The Barnes Foundation Scheduled for PBS Arts Summer Festival Series

June 29, 2012
Fresh Air with Terry Gross to Be Inducted Into the National Radio Hall of Fame

June 26, 2012
PBS' Major New Primetime Series Market Warriors Kicks off Its Premiere Season in Pennsylvania

May 16, 2012
WHYY Celebrates 25 Years of Radio Times and Fresh Air

April 25, 2012
WHYY Appoints Jeff Bundy Director of Member Relations

April 25, 2012
WHYY Technology Center Available for Corporate, Celebratory Rentals

April 18, 2012
WHYY to Produce Documentary on the Barnes Foundation for PBS Arts Summer Festival Series

April 11, 2012
WHYY to Announce Details of Special Documentary on the Barnes Foundation

March 22, 2012
WHYY Board of Directors Elects New Members Teresa B. Bazemore, Michael N. Castle, Charles P. Pizzi

March 20, 2012
PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff to Receive Lifelong Learning Award at WHYY President's Dinner on May 2

March 8, 2012
WHYY Welcomes Tony Auth, Philadelphia Inquirer and Pulitzer Prize-winning Cartoonist, as Digital Artist in Residence

Feb. 1, 2012
WHYY to Launch "American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen" on Feb 1

Jan. 24, 2012
WHYY to Broadcast Downton Abbey Marathon, Host Viewing Party for Season Two Finale

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