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 Theresa Bush, Marketing and Communications Manager, at (419) 380-4646 or .

WGTE In The News

Toledo Blade: WGTE Board Names Four New Directors

Toledo Blade: Signature Bakes and Showstoppers Return to WGTE

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


Recent Press Releases

  • 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, Ohio — 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 southeast Michigan.... Read more

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

    COLUMBUS, OhioWGTE 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

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    WGTE's Premieres New Documentary “Toledo Stories: The Zoo Life”

    TOLEDO, Ohio – On Thursday, October 20 at 8 p.m., WGTE Public Media will premiere a new episode in its long-running "Toledo Stories" series, "The Zoo Life" and the program will repeat Sunday,... Read more