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New Toledo Stories: The House That Love Built

“Toledo Stories: The House That Love Built” tells the story Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northwest Ohio 
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New Series Finding Festivals

Local producer and show host Haylie Robinson set to launch new travel genre program on WGTE Toledo, Ohio (October 14, 2022) — WGTE Public Media is proud to present Finding Festivals, created by local producer and show host Haylie Robinson. The series aims to unite communities through education and entertainment as Robinson travels throughout Ohio and Michigan, experiencing and sharing the story of many well-known festivals and events. The series' first episode will air on WGTE HD on Saturday, October 29th at 10:30 a.m.Read More

Touchstone Award Winners

Radio Station Manager Brad Cresswell and Morning Edition Host and Content Producer Qarie Marshall were recognized for three WGTE programs Read More

Welcome Mary Claire Murphy!

Mary Claire Murphy joins WGTE Public Media as the new On-Air Classical Music Host and Content Producer Toledo, OH (September 6, 2022) - WGTE Public Media has hired a new FM 91 Radio Host, Mary Claire Murphy. Murphy will serve as an On-Air Classical Music Host and Content Producer hosting FM 91’s “Morning Classics” from 9–11 a.m. Monday through Friday. Mary Claire Murphy has received degrees in piano and composition from Xavier University and Bowling Green State University.Read More

WGTE's FM 91 Promotions

WGTE has promoted Brad Cresswell to Radio Station Manager and Chris Peiffer to Radio Operations Manager Toledo, Ohio (July 27, 2022) — WGTE has promoted two staff members, Brad Cresswell and Chris Peiffer. Cresswell has accepted the position of Radio Station Manager of our four stations WGTE FM 91, WGLE FM 90.7, WGDE FM 91.9 and WGBE FM 90.09.Read More

Clare A. Roth Named Managing Editor of The Ohio Newsroom

TOLEDO, OHIO – (July 8, 2022) – Award-winning journalist Clare Roth was chosen to lead The Ohio Newsroom, becoming the first managing editor to take the editorial reins for Ohio’s largest daily statewide news collaborative. Roth, a seasoned journalist, will coordinate the journalistic work of Ohio’s network of public radio newsrooms to cover the many “news deserts” in the state that typically don’t have coverage and pull stories that would not have otherwise been told, and share them statewide.Read More

Independence Day Concert At Hayes Presidential

The concert will air on WGTE FM 91 on Friday, July 8 and WGTE HD on Sunday, July 10 Toledo, Ohio (June 30, 2022) — WGTE Public Media will be recording and broadcasting the Independence Day concert at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. This concert, performed by the Toledo Concert Band, will feature members of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra on the verandah of the historic Hayes Home. The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums’ annual Independence Day Concert is on Monday, July 4 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.Read More

New Podcast Business | Life After Hours

“After Hours” accompanies the Business | Life 360 TV program as Kristi K. hosts off-the-clock conversations with success-driven peopleTOLEDO, OHIO – May 6, 2022 – WGTE Public Media has launched a brand new podcast with Emmy-nominated TV host Kristi Hoffman, “Business | Life After Hours”. The podcast takes a deep dive into real-life topics at the intersection of business and life – after the work day ends.Read More

New Toledo Stories: In Pursuit of Justice

“Toledo Stories: In Pursuit of Justice” tells the story of Toledo’s Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE)TOLEDO, OHIO – April 27, 2022 – Join WGTE Public Media as it presents Toledo Stories: In Pursuit of Justice, a documentary about Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE). ABLE is a nonprofit legal aid firm that has been assisting people living in poverty for over 50 years. It will premiere on WGTE HD on Thursday, April 27 at 8 p.m.Read More

Ohio Learns 360

Ohio Learns 360 educational initiative will provide out-of-school-time programs and resources to the region’s youth, grades K-5Toledo, Ohio (March 24, 2022) — WGTE Public Media will be working with local summer and afterschool programs throughout northwest Ohio to address disruptions to learning caused during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to a partnership between Ohio’s eight PBS stations and the Ohio Department of Education.Read More