IPTV News

IPTV/PBS Teacher Community Program to expand efforts following successful first year

Posted:  July 13, 2018
Building on the success of the initial year of a pilot program geared toward supporting teachers, Iowa Public Television and the Centerville Community School District will continue working together to bring new technology and services to the teachers, students and families of the Centerville community. During the 2017-18 school year, IPTV and PBS piloted the Teacher Community Program in the Centerville CSD. The multiyear program is dedicated to addressing the needs of educators, who – especially in rural communities – often feel isolated and have limited access to peer-to-peer professional...

IPTV presents the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase

Posted:  July 5, 2018
Iowa Public Television will present exclusive statewide coverage of the 2018 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase on Monday, July 16 at 8 p.m. The 90-minute program showcases the opening number and finale as well as highlights from the various medleys performed by the students. The showcase will be rebroadcast Sunday, July 22 at 1 p.m. The IHSMTA program is a year-long signature Des Moines Performing Arts community initiative. Throughout the year, theater professionals travel across the state to review high school musical productions, helping teachers and students enhance their...

Iowa Public Television Presents Girls State Softball Championships

Posted:  July 3, 2018
Iowa Public Television is proud to be the home for Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Championships. The 2018 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Softball Championships at the Harlan Rogers Sports Complex in Fort Dodge will be broadcast LIVE on IPTV’s primary channel and streamed LIVE on Iptv.org , YouTube and Facebook . Teams from across the state will compete for their respective class titles. Live coverage will be as follows: Thursday, July 19 6:00 p.m. Class 1A 8:15 p.m. Class 2A Friday, July 20 3:30 p.m. Class 3A 5:45 p.m. Class 4A 8:00 p.m. Class 5A Stay tuned to IPTV throughout the...

Iowa Public Television Announces New Web Series Time Travel Iowa

Posted:  June 26, 2018
Iowa Public Television announced today the launch of a new online-exclusive web series, Time Travel Iowa . The series will premiere Friday, July 6 on Facebook , YouTube and Iptv.org . Time Travel Iowa is an exploration of Iowa’s history as told through the histories behind various artifacts found in museums across the state. Organized around historical themes, each online segment follows historians and curators as they present selected artifacts, describe their importance in the eras they’re from and explain their significance today. The first theme—child’s play and pastimes—will include toys...

Iowa Public Television Presents Girls State Soccer Championships

Posted:  May 23, 2018
Coverage of Iowa girls’ high school championships continues, as teams from across the state take to the field for the 2018 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Soccer Championships . Coverage of each class title game will take place at the James W. Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines. Each game will be broadcast on IPTV’s primary channel and streamed LIVE on Iptv.org , YouTube and Facebook . The broadcast will include teams from across the state competing for their respective class titles. Live coverage will be as follows: Saturday, June 9 10:00 a.m. Class 1A 12:30 p.m. Class 2A 3:00 p.m. Class...

IPTV presents the Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Showcase

Monday, June 4, beginning at 7 p.m.

Iowa Public Television’s High School Mentorship Program

Posted:  May 2, 2018
In order to broaden opportunities for minority and female high school students in Iowa, Iowa Public Television (IPTV) is offering a television production mentorship program for summer 2018. The unpaid mentorship program will give two students the opportunity to observe and gain hands-on experience in all aspects of media journalism including videography, lighting/set design, video editing, graphic design, web production and storytelling. Each student will shadow and assist IPTV personnel during the process of creating broadcast and online content. Iowa Public Television’s High School...

Iowa Public Television Brings Home IBNA Awards

Posted:  April 25, 2018
The Iowa Broadcast News Association held their annual convention and awards event Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Cedar Rapids. Iowa Public Television was recognized for work in three large market television award categories: FARM AND AGRIBUSINESS Iowa Deer Hunters Aim to Stop Hunger by Josh Buettner, Market to Market Producer: 1st Place. A New Approach for a New Apple Variety by Peter Tubbs, Market to Market Producer: 2nd Place. IN-DEPTH/SERIES Feds Slow to Notify Landowners of Weeds’ Arrival in CRP Blends by Colleen Bradford Krantz, Market to Market Producer: 3rd Place. SPORTS PLAY-BY-PLAY (...

IPTV’s broadcast serving Lansing area is moving from channel 39 to channel 31

Posted:  April 25, 2018
IPTV replaces an antenna as part of an equipment update

PBS announces Great American Read book list

Posted:  April 23, 2018
America's 100 favorite novels