WNED-TV consistently ranks among the most-watched U.S. public television stations in prime time. Our popular line-up draws from PBS and various other sources, including the BBC and American Public Television. As a leading producer of single-topic documentaries, our national and regional broadcasts have been seen by millions of people across the continent, stimulating cultural and heritage tourism to the Buffalo/Niagara/Toronto region.
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ThinkBright and Well/WORLD TV continues its commitment to quality health and wellness programming. Also in the mix are outstanding news and information shows as well as independent films with a global perspective.
WBFO-FM 88.7 has the largest radio newsroom staff in the Buffalo/Niagara region. In addition to extensive local and regional journalism, WBFO also features the best of public radio from NPR, PRI, the BBC and American Public Media.
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Classical 94.5 WNED is a robust full-time service that provides the best of our regional, national, and international classical music scene. Some of public radio’s most knowledgeable announcers curate programming from a music library boasting more than 32,000 CDs.
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Education & Outreach ThinkBright & Well began as ThinkBright Lifelong Learning. ThinkBright Lifelong Learning included a television channel and an online service that supported and enhanced the educational experiences of teachers, students, families, and adult learners throughout New York State. Go to Education & Outreach>>
WNED ǀ WBFO is a leading binational public broadcasting organization...
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For more than 50 years, viewers have turned to member-supported WNED as a powerful and trusted resource.
The support and dedication WNED has received from our Southern Ontario viewers has enabled the station to enrich countless lives through the quality and impact of public television. Read More.
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Join the many volunteers who help make WNED | WBFO come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fundraising activities. Join this dynamic group of people to give a hand or learn new skills. Work with fantastic people and contribute to a valuable community resource, your PBS station WNED ǀ WBFO. It’s fun! It’s challenging! It’s creative!
Whatever your interest, there’s a role for you. Previous experience is not necessary — we’ll train you.
TV and Radio Campaigns During the campaigns, volunteers record pledges called in by viewers/listeners. The task is essential, but also great fun. Refreshments are provided. Open to volunteers age 15 or older.
Special Events Volunteers help out with our special events. Recent examples include the Antique’s Home Show, Blues Bash, Buffalo City Forum presentations, and premieres of WNED ǀ WBFO-produced productions.
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Would you like to see your organization featured on TV?
WNED ǀ WBFO offers a prime opportunity for organizations that provide 10 or more volunteers for TV Membership Campaigns.
As a thank you, each group receives:
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Delivering the highest concentration of educated, affluent and influential citizens, WNED-TV, ThinkBright and Well TV, WBFO-FM 88.7 and Classical 94.5 WNED offer unparalleled marketing opportunities in Western New York and Southern Ontario.
Your company's sponsorship messages provide you with an unrivaled reach to an influential, well-positioned, highly educated audience. Your message will reach into the homes, automobiles and offices of consumer and business decision makers that regard your message as a statement of character from a company that supports public broadcasting just like they do.
Our listeners and viewers are your clients, customers, patrons and employees. They will respond to your message and visit your establishment, do business with you, and thank you for your support of public broadcasting. It's a testament to the incredible loyalty which public broadcasting enjoys - a loyalty that is unique in the marketing community.
Your sponsorship represents a unique opportunity for your company to enhance its corporate image and demonstrate a commitment to the community. You’ll be aligned with excellent, trusted programs and, at the same time, reach your specific target markets.
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Our radio and television stations deliver news and entertainment, classical masterpieces and program specials that attract a highly desirable demographic.
WBFO-FM 88.7 carries trusted, national and international news including programs such as "Morning Edition" and "All Things Considered "- while the station’s own team of award-winning radio journalists cover state and regional issues with the same insightful perspective.
Classical 94.5 WNED presents music for the heart, mind, and spirit. It is an entertaining mix of classical music, combined with informative commentary, providing daily companionship, inspiration and respite from life’s stresses. The station serves as a guide to the local arts and cultural events, and its educational outreach programs, "Classics for Kids" and "From the Top" introduces classical music to the next generation.
WNED-TV and ThinkBright and Well / WORLD TV enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate our communities with programming 24 hours a day. "NOVA," "Frontline" and "PBS NewsHour" captivate the viewer; "Masterpiece!" entertains and delights; "Sesame Street" fuels the imagination of children of all ages.
A Dynamic Audience
Our stations attract a loyal audience from all walks of life. They are highly educated, culturally passionate and concerned about the issues facing their community and the world at large.
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WNED ǀ WBFO is a trusted public media resource that enriches its audiences by providing educational, entertaining programming and services, as well as engaging the Western New York and Southern Ontario communities through cultural and civic involvement.
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