Posted:  October 5, 2015
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter recently awarded Iowa Public Television staff with a Regional Emmy® Award for Iowans Remember Vietnam in the Documentary – Historical category. Individuals recognized for their work on Iowans Remember Vietnam include: David Miller, Producer/Director John Nichols, Executive Producer/Writer Neal Kyer, Editor/Graphics Chad Aubrey, Audio David Feingold, Audio Jim Leasure, Audio Rick Fuller, Videographer Phil Blobaum, Videographer Steve Carns, Videographer Darrin Clouse, Videographer John Torpy, Videographer David M...
Posted:  September 9, 2015
Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early childhood education continues with the expansion of its Ready for School initiative. Educational specialists will work with educators, parents, care providers and community partners in 25 Iowa communities to implement literacy-based activities for children ages two through eight years old.
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Posted:  July 7, 2015
We have a crew working on our Sioux City transmitter today. As a result, people in the Sioux City, Rock Rapids and Sibley (KSIN) areas will experience a service outage for a period of time today. If you live in these areas, you may see loss of your television signal as early as 9:30 am. The outage may last up until 3:30 pm, but we hope to have service restored before then. Please return to this page for progress updates as we work to restore service to these locations. We apologize for this disruption in service and we thank you for your patience as we resolve the issue.
Posted:  June 30, 2015
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IGHSAU Girls State Soccer Championships
Posted:  May 28, 2015
Iowa Public Television is proud to be the home for Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Championships. The 2015 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Soccer Championships at the James W. Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines will be broadcast LIVE on statewide Iowa Public Television. Teams from across the state will compete for their respective class titles. Live coverage on Saturday, June 13: 11:00 a.m. Class 1A 1:30 p.m. Class 2A 4:00 p.m. Class 3A Each game will also be live streamed and archived at Iptv.org . During soccer coverage, IPTV will air exclusive highlights from the 2015 Girls State...
Posted:  May 8, 2015
Photographer Focuses on Female Farmers , a piece produced and presented by Iowa Public Television, was recently recognized by the Iowa Broadcast News Association (IBNA) with a first place award in the Farm and Agribusiness category. IPTV’s Laurel Bower Burgmaier directed, produced and wrote Photographer Focuses on Female Farmers . It profiles photographer Marji Guyler-Alaniz, an artist who, through photography, documents the important role that women play in the agriculture system. Photographer Focuses on Female Farmers will be rebroadcast during Market to Market on statewide Iowa Public...
Rob Hilbert
Posted:  April 28, 2015
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) and the European Fundraising Association partnered to develop a new advanced curriculum to be taught in Europe and North America. Rob Hilbert, Vice President at the Friends of Iowa Public Television Foundation, was invited to join the inaugural class, which included a number of leaders from AFP, IoF and PBS. Hilbert recently completed the AFP/IoF International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising Course, graduating “with distinction.” The AFP/IoF International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising Course is designed...
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Posted:  March 26, 2015
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed its annual budget resolution. Their recommendation for public media funding is ZERO. You can help restore this critical funding TODAY. If Iowa Public Television means something to you and your family, please call your U.S. House member and voice your opinion and urge them to vote to restore these funds in the final Budget Resolution. You can find your representatives’ contact information at http://bit.ly/19VqxZ5 . Public media funding is such a small part of the federal budget. In fact, it’s about one hundredth of one percent of the federal budget...
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Posted:  March 18, 2015
IPTV announced the release of an online educational resource...
Posted:  March 2, 2015
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS), a nonprofit membership organization representing public television stations across the country, has announced the election of new leaders and members of its Board of Trustees. Molly M. Phillips, Executive Director and General Manager of Iowa Public Television, was elected a trustee during APTS’s annual conference in Washington, D.C. this week. Phillips will serve a three-year term. “I have worked with this organization for years and have been so impressed with their outcomes,” said Phillips. “I am thrilled to be elected by my public...