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: 2017 Rough Draft Diaries Wins Touchstone Award

Toledo Blade: Encore! Tells the History of the Valentine

Toledo Blade: WGTE-TV Offers New Local Business Show

Toledo Blade: FCC Incentive Auction Ends With Few TV Changes

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



Recent Press Releases

  • WGTE Hosts Free Family Fun Day

    TOLEDO, Ohio – WGTE Public Media invites the community to its annual Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sylvania Tam-O-Shanter. The educational event is designed... Read more

  • WGTE Introduces a New Locally Produced Business Show

    TOLEDO, Ohio – WGTE Public Media will premiere Business 360º with Kristi Hoffman on WGTE HD May 18 at 8:30 p.m. This new 30-minute, magazine-style program will take a look at regional business... Read more

  • WGTE Will Continue Broadcasting in its Current UHF Spectrum

    TOLEDO, Ohio — 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... 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