Public broadcasting in Wyoming touches the lives of residents daily in their homes, schools and communities. The state’s three public television and 20 public radio stations play a vital role in Wyoming education through their services for teachers and classrooms, parents and caregivers. In partnership with schools in the state and nationwide, public broadcasting continues to pioneer technology to build the classrooms of tomorrow, today. Among other programs, projects and services, public broadcasting in Wyoming:
- Provided Wyoming voters with the only statewide broadcast debates among candidates for the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. On Nov. 1, 2012, the debates were broadcast live on Wyoming PBS, streamed live at wyomingpbs.org, and streamed or broadcast live or delayed (rebroadcast) by some or all of our partners, Wyoming Public Media and the Wyoming Business Report.
- Provides evening training workshops for child-care providers in small towns across the state.
- Produces numerous local, regional and state programs including:
- Wyoming Chronicle, featuring authors, businessmen, academics, scientists, health-care professionals and many other guests.
- Capitol Outlook¸ a look at state legislative issues.
- Wind River Music Showcase, featuring Wyoming musicians.
- National Native News, which airs each weekday in Morning Edition and following All Things Considered.
- Participates in the PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest, in which K-3 students write and illustrate their own stories.