IPTV Premieres Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Billy Budd

Posted:  September 12, 2017
"Billy Budd" transforms a British man-o-war into a world where there’s no escape from the clash of virtues and the cost of error.

IPTV Receives 10 Upper Midwest Emmy® Award Nominations

Posted:  September 8, 2017
The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – Upper Midwest Chapter recently announced the 2017 nominees and Iowa Public Television received 10 nominations. Arts/Entertainment—Single Story Greetings From Iowa: The Bobblehead Guy Arts/Entertainment—Program Des Moines Metro Opera Presents Manon Children/Teen IPTV KIDS Clubhouse: Construction Episode Sports—Program Story (Outside of News) Pocahontas Indians & Ellie Ruffridge—2017 Girls Basketball Documentary—Cultural The Eagles of Decorah Magazine Greetings From Iowa—Season 1 Lifestyle—Program/Special/Series Iowa Ingredient:...

Federally Funded Public Media Works in Iowa

Posted:  August 28, 2017
Mary Kramer, Chair, Iowa Public Radio Board David Stark, Chair, Iowa Public Television Foundation Board Gary Steinke, President, Iowa Public Broadcasting Board It is our great honor to lead our respective Boards of Directors in providing public television and radio services that enrich Iowa’s civic and cultural life and provide education opportunities for our children. During these complex times, our fellow Board members are focused on ensuring the strength of public broadcasting now and into the future. Almost everywhere you turn today, there are signs of division and disagreement across our...

Dean Borg Inducted into Gold Circle Honor Society by National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

Posted:  August 22, 2017
Former Iowa Press host Dean Borg will be inducted into the 2017 Gold Circle Honor Society by the National Academy of Television Arts and Science (NATAS) at the Upper Midwest Regional Emmy® Gala on October 7 in Bloomington, MN. The Gold Circle is a society of honor; it is recognition of eligible individuals who have made a significant contribution to television well above and beyond that required by their job. Recipients answer to the highest standards of integrity and honor in all aspects of their personal and professional lives. Borg graduated from Iowa State University as the “Outstanding...

Second season of The Film Lounge to feature 10 films by Iowa artists

Posted:  August 18, 2017
Collaborative TV series premiered earlier this year to high praise from filmmakers and fans

Iowa State Fair 2017 Nightly Coverage on IPTV

Posted:  July 27, 2017
Iowa Public Television has brought Iowa State Fair highlights statewide for 47 years and will once again broadcast extensive coverage of the Iowa State Fair, nightly at 9 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., August 14-19. These hour-long programs are among the network’s most-watched of the year. Bill Riley will return as host of this year’s coverage, which is full of feature contest results, unique stories, food, animals, music and more. Coverage begins with a live broadcast of the 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade on Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. IPTV will also broadcast coverage of the finals of the State...

IPTV to Broadcast 2017 Iowa State Fair Parade

Posted:  July 21, 2017
Tune in Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. for LIVE Coverage

Teen Spotlight: #IPTVSports Premieres on Iowa Public Television

Posted:  July 12, 2017
Friday, July 21 at 9:30 a.m.

Iowa Public Television Presents 2017 Girls State Softball Championships

Posted:  July 10, 2017

IPTV’s Molly Phillips Elected to Lead National Education Telecommunications Association in 2018

Posted:  June 9, 2017
The National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA), a professional association of public broadcasters, has announced its executive leadership for fiscal year 2018. NETA members have elected Molly Phillips of Iowa Public Television as their Vice Chair and Chair-Elect. The position becomes effective July 1, 2017. Phillips is the executive director and general manager for Iowa Public Television, where she is responsible for leading Iowa’s only statewide broadcasting network. She has served IPTV since 1990, devoting her career to the advancement of public television and IPTV’s mission...