WCTE Welcomes Two New Board Members in 2015

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS is governed by a board of directors known as the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council. New members in 2015 include Joe Albrecht and Kelly Swallows.

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Grant Awarded to WCTE by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

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The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee announces more than $1.79 million in grants to 280 nonprofit organizations as part of The Foundation’s annual discretionary grantmaking process.

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WCTE to Air Cookeville Christmas Parade Coverage

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WCTE’s parade program will air later this month on the following dates: December 18 at 10 p.m., December 20 at 5:30 p.m., and December 24 at 7 p.m. This coverage will be hosted by WCTE’s Lee Wray and Celeste Flatt Bennett.

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WCTE Program Growing Education: Branching Out Premieres Nov. 26

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Branching Out, the fifth episode in WCTE’s original documentary series titled Growing Education, will premiere on Thursday, November 26 at 7 p.m. CDT. This series on ‘cradle to career’ education is part of American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, a public media initiative supported by the CPB

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Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon Continues to Grow

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The 7th annual Upper Cumberland Haunted Half Marathon was held on October 17 and all proceeds support public television in the Upper Cumberland. A total of 418 runners from 14 states participated this year.

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Downton Abbey Season 6 Preview Screenings at 3 Upper Cumberland Locations

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Season 6 of the wildly popular series Downton Abbey on MASTERPIECE will premiere on PBS stations on January 3, 2016. In anticipation of the new season, WCTE will offer FREE preview screening events at three Upper Cumberland locations.

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WCTE Season of FREE Documentary Film Screenings Opens Nov. 11

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First Screening of Autism in Love Offers a Rare Glimpse into the Emotional Lives of Adults on the Autism Spectrum.

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Craft Beer: Learn, Taste, Enjoy at Blues & Brews Oct. 17

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The Upper Cumberland’s second annual Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival is coming up Saturday, October 17. This event will run from 12-5 p.m. in Cookeville’s beautiful Dogwood Park.

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WCTE Education Outreach Receives Multi-Year Funding

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS to Continue and Expand Early Learning Partnerships Locally to Support Low-income Families.

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WCTE Distributed Over 3000 Books to Kids This Summer!

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WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS was able to distribute a multitude of free books to Upper Cumberland children this summer, thanks to the local Ready To Learn initiative, Read Up! events, and partnerships with great local organizations.

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Public Media Kicks-off New School Year with American Graduate Day

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4th Annual LIVE American Graduate Day Broadcast from Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center, Saturday, October 3rd Highlights Community Leaders, Educators and Youth Making a Difference.

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Corey Mac to Sing the Blues at Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival

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Featuring craft beer, blues music, and community fellowship, WCTE’s 2nd annual Blues & Brews Craft Beer Festival will take place in Cookeville’s Dogwood Park on Saturday, October 17.

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WCTE’s Growing Education: The Middle Years Premieres Sept. 24

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The Middle Years, the fourth episode in WCTE’s original documentary series titled Growing Education, will premiere on Thursday, September 24 at 7 p.m. CDT, with additional airings on October 4 at 6 p.m. and October 22 at 7 p.m.

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Latin Band, Free Books, and Walkaround Elmo at WCTE Stations of Imagination

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WCTE’s Stations of Imagination at Cookeville’s Fall FunFest will take place on September 11 and 12 on the Cookeville Square.

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Sesame Street Still Part of the WCTE Lineup!

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You may have heard the news that Sesame Street is adding HBO as a distribution partner. This decision was no doubt one that came after much careful thought and consideration on the part of Sesame Workshop.

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