Press Room

WGTE’s mission is “civic improvement by the innovative use of technology to enlighten, educate, enrich, engage, entertain, empower, and explore,” and we take pride in doing that everyday. Part of that mission is to engage the northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan community through partnerships, television, radio and educational outreach. On this page, you can find out how WGTE is engaging with local media and the community and assets you may need to engage with us. Included are recent announcements and press releases, contact information and recent press coverage.

Contact Us

If you are from the press and would like to speak to someone about WGTE or to set up an interview, please call Sarah Householder, Marketing and Communications Manager, at (419) 380-4646 or .

WGTE In The News

Toledo Blade: 'Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War'

Toledo Blade: Durant to Address State of TPS at Event

American Frame: Toledo Symphony Presents Heroes Symphony Podcast

Toledo Blade: ‘DEADLINE NOW’ Commissioner Hopefuls Discuss Issues

BG Independent News: WGTE-FM Will Cease Broadcasting “A Prairie Home Companion”

Perrysburg Messenger Journal: WGTE Offers New Programs

Lima News: Area's Public Radio Station Adding to Lineup

Sentinel-Tribune: 'Fountain of Art' Flows Weekly from BG


Recent Press Releases

  • WGTE Will Continue Broadcasting in its Current UHF Spectrum

    Toledo, OH— The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced the end of the reverse auction portion of its National Broadband Plan Spectrum Auction. The reverse auction was the means by... Read more

  • WGTE To Launch Free Localized 24/7 Multiplatform PBS KIDS Services

    TOLEDO, Ohio – WGTE Public Media announced that it will launch a new, free localized 24/7 children’s service on January 16, 2017.  The free services include a new TV channel and live stream on... Read more

  • WGTE Public Media Announces FM 91 Holiday Special

    Toledo, OH — The holidays are a time for traditions. WGTE FM 91’s holiday program line up is a favorite tradition among classical music lovers throughout northwest Ohio and... Read more

  • WGTE Public Media Joins Other Ohio Public Television Stations In Providing an Innovative New Service to Support Public Safety

    Columbus, Ohio - WGTE Public Media is collaborating with Ohio’s 12 public television stations in developing and introducing a secure, alternative delivery system to provide the... Read more