WXXI Public Media Live Forum Series

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, WXXI produced six forums with a panel of experts and community leaders, who shared information about the virus, vaccines, reopening plans, the economy, and more.


‘Homegoings’ is a special series from Vermont Public Radio that features conversations with musicians of color who live in Vermont — about Black grief, resilience and music.

Maine Public News Connect

Maine Public News Connect is a new initiative where we translate important news and information each week into French, Spanish, Somali, and Portuguese video pods for immigrant communities in Maine.

State Street Mural Project

Following local protests against police brutality in Madison, WI, the city commissioned 70 murals. PBS Wisconsin documented these with a 360° camera to showcase the artists’ calls for justice.

Flyover Culture

Flyover Culture is a new webseries by WTIU Public Television that explores different aspects and areas of pop culture in the Midwest. Topics include gaming, music, art and the occasional urban legend.

GPB Civic Dinner Inclusive Series

GPB hosted a series of Civic Dinner events based on local submissions to PBS American Portrait. The conversations were designed to build a more inclusive culture within our greater community.

Tell Me the Story

“Tell Me The Story” is PBA’s award-winning, multi-platform digital campaign launched in support of PBS’s Henry Louis Gates documentary “The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.”

The WNET Group’s New American Dream

5-week town hall series gathering thought leaders from across the US to discuss the impact of white supremacy on America today, and ways to make the nation more accountable to its democratic ideals.

¿Qué Pasa, Midwest?

¿QPM? gives Midwestern Latinos a sense of identity and community that is vital to their well being. We do this by producing and distributing authentic, culturally competent bilingual content.


“NewsDepth” is a weekly interactive digital series that breaks down the biggest news stories into fun standards-aligned lessons for 4th to 6th-grade students across Ohio.

The Accountability Project

The Accountability Project is a recently launched investigative journalism unit at Connecticut Public Broadcasting. The three-person investigative reporting team produces short and long-form stories.


“Homes” presented personal stories from residents of Cleveland’s Woodhill Homes as it faced a complete rebuild. It also created space for community dialogue about public housing, race and poverty.

COVID Between the Coasts

CBC is a data and reporting collaboration between WNIN, the University of Evansville and ¿Qué Pasa, Midwest? It provides a unique set of data and reporting about the pandemic’s impact on the Midwest.

The Hidden Pandemic

The Hidden Pandemic, from Kansas City PBS, was multi-platform, community engagement project chronicling the hidden pandemic of mental illness during this unprecedented COVID year.


Resettled is a six-part podcast series that explores the complex resettlement process through the perspectives of refugees. The podcast team included two former journalists from Afghanistan and a poet and social entrepreneur from Iraq who had experienced resettlement themselves and offered valuable insight. Working with local nonprofits, VPM held a series of storytelling workshops in the community and recorded at booths during international festivals around the state.

Justice Deferred

Kansas City PBS creates “Zoom juries” as a novel approach to engaging citizens on critical pandemic related issues. In ‘Justice Deferred’ we partnered with area courts to examine what it will take to restart criminal jury trials suspended since stay-at-home orders went into effect in March.

Be My Neighbor Week

Prior to the pandemic, WFYI had set up a Be My Neighbor Day event at the city library with several community partners, a sensory-friendly area and an expected 1,200 guests. COVID-19 forced us to cancel the live event, so we pivoted to a mix of educational outreach and volunteer engagement for a Be My Neighbor Week.

STEM Adventures

When COVID-19 shutdowns wiped out the possibility of our in-person, hands-on SciGirls Summer camp program for 2020, we created a 5-part series of television programs (30 minutes each) focusing on STEM careers and subjects using modified production resources. Not only was the final result available to the young women who would normally have been part of our camp, but it was also available to our entire community through broadcast, cable, online access and supporting partner organizations.

It’s Camp! Virtual Summer Camp

COVID-19 and the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s orders for social distancing put a damper on traditional kids’ summer camps. PBS39’s “It’s Camp!” brought the best parts of camp into kids’ homes every weekday during the summer of 2020. This 30-minute program for kids ages 9-14 taught science, art, fitness, survival skills, connecting with nature, and more.