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.
WNED-TV Full Schedule
National Productions Regional Productions WNED-TV Video
PBS Kids (launch site)
About ThinkBright & Well / WORLD
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.
View WBFO-FM HD1 Schedule
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.
Go to Main Radio Page >>
Classical 94.5 WNED Schedule
Classical 94.5 WNED Team
Classics by Request
Donate, Join, Renew
Membership Levels Monthly Giving Matching Gifts Member Benefits Membership Help
Major Giving Clubs
Bequests & Planned Gifts
Other Ways to Give
Gift Memberships In Memoriam Stock Vehicle Donation
The WNED Foundation
Find out about the digital edition of WNED ǀ WBFO Magazine
Connecting Your Business with People Who Shape Western New York and Southern Ontario.
The mission of the Western New York Public Broadcasting Association is to provide programming and services that enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate.
Join the many volunteers who help make WNED come alive through station promotion, community outreach and fund-raising activities. It’s fun! It’s challenging! It’s creative!
Check out our Calendar for fundraising events!
Press Room Archives
Submit Community Billboard Event
Submit event for Fine Arts Report
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>>
For more than 50 years, viewers have turned to member-supported WNED ǀ WBFO as a powerful and trusted resource.
Go To Main About Us Page >>
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.
WNED’s production facilities are available for professional and/or broadcast production use. Learn More.
WNED is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Read More.
Follow Us On Social Media
WNED|WBFO Annual Report
Board of Trustees and Meeting Schedule
View our listing of the cable and satellite systems that carry WNED.
WNED-TV | ThinkBright & Well/WORLD WBFO-FM 88.7Classical 94.5 WNED WNJA-FM 89.7 WUBJ-FM 88.1 WOLN-FM 91.3
Western New York Public Broadcasting Association
WNED is currently accepting applications for the position of Capital Campaign Administrator. The job description is attached. Interested applicants may submit cover letter & resume to:
Position Title: Capital Campaign Administrator
Reports to: Sr. Vice President for Development & Corporate Communications
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Date: March 2014
Responsible for all administrative functions related to Capital Campaign with expected duration of 3-5 years.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of Database Reports Specialist. The job description is below. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter & resume to:
Position Title: Database & Report Specialist
Reports to: Senior Director of Membership
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Date: March 2014
Duties & Responsibilities:
Segmentation & Data Pulls
a) Work with Senior Director of Membership to determine (and then generate) segmentation pulls for all direct mail, email and telemarketing campaigns.
b) Generate and deliver monthly and weekly file pulls: acknowledgements, pledge reminders, renewals and program guides.
c) Work with Major Gifts Director to determine (and then generate) segmentation pulls for all fundraising campaigns.
d) Generate Fundraising Event ticket sales data pulls and reports as needed.
a) Work as vendor liaison for direct fulfillment of premiums.
b) Maintain records and handle fulfillment of ticket premiums.
c) Maintain records and order product for local premium fulfillment.
d) Coordinate and handle MemberCard fulfillment for Major, Sustainer and Regular donors.
e) Modify member records and trouble shoot delivery problems as needed.
a) Work with Senior Director of Membership to provide data for agency reports and generate data for annual donorCentrics reports.
b) Work with Senior Director of Membership & SVP of Development to generate pledge drive reports.
c) Update internal reports on monthly basis: renewal mail, telemarketing and payment analysis reports.
d) Compile and deliver external reports and data: PBS QDR, donorCentrics, Target Tags, etc.
Miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Required:
§ Computer skills required, with strong background in report generation and data management.
§ Ability to multi-task and complete projects with strict deadlines in a timely fashion.
§ Ability to work well with a variety of personality types.
§ Good analytical ability.
§ College Degree preferred.
WNED|WBFO is currently accepting applications for the position of WBFO Part-Time News Program Host. The job description is below. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter & resume to:
Position Title: WBFO Part-Time News Program Host
Reports To: News Director/Program Director
The WBFO Part-time News Program Host is the station’s primary on-air presence. He/she is responsible for writing, compiling and delivering newscasts and filling all local breaks during NPR and other public radio programming. The host may also required to take part in on-air membership campaigns. Must be available for evening and weekend shifts.
1. Serves as local host during national and local programs,
including preparation of local newscasts and other on-air content.
Must also maintain program log.
2. Coordinates news coverage with news director and other staff
and helps maintain station website.
3. Participate in on-air pledge drives.
Qualifications and Education Required:
Position Title: Director of News & Public Affairs
Department: WBFO Radio
Division: Radio Broadcasting
Reports to: Chief Program Officer
Status: Full-time, Exempt
Date: March 7, 2014
The News Director is responsible for the management of WBFO Radio and the news department and ensures the highest journalistic standards and public service ethics are met. Supervises all news gathering activity, in charge of day-to-day operations of the newsroom, and sets policy & procedures for news department staff. The News Director is responsible for overseeing the news and public affairs content of local programs produced by WNED-TV. Working with senior management, creates and implements the vision, strategy and plan to enable WBFO to be a valued and critical community news and information service. Works with other departments on cross platform projects related to news and public affairs, creating high quality news and information programming for broadcast, web and mobile.
II. Duties & Responsibilities: % Time Spent
schedule, local programming and production, and the 24/7 news gathering
operation; oversees all WBFO new and digital media activities; maintains
budgets, develops procedures & policies for station operations, evaluates
staff development & performance; schedules staff; makes hiring
recommendations; plans and administers departmental and project budgets;
works with development department to coordinate on-air fund drives.
organizations to further WNYPBA goals, serves as primary contact with
NPR and other public radio entities, and represents WBFO at community
and professional events.
meetings, discussions and reviews of overall organizational activities
and operations; participates in strategic planning and annual planning
for WBFO and other departments and activities.
affairs programs including community forums, long form interviews,
debates and other news and public affairs programs.
Qualifications & Experience:
· Significant journalism and reporting experience with demonstrated skills in writing, reporting and editing procedures.
· Experience in maintaining the high journalistic standards including objectivity, balance and fairness.
· Minimum 4-6 years of public radio experience including management or supervisory experience, but will consider combination of public and commercial radio experience.
· Strong communications and leadership skills with a demonstrated ability to work with internal and external partners and the ability to lead, train, grow and motivate staff.
· Knowledge of online news platforms and production.
· Bachelor’s degree from accredited university in journalism, broadcasting or related field.
P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, New York
140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, New York
477 Richmond Street West - Suite 602
Toronto, ON M5V 3E7
Please select the department that best deals with your issue by clicking the associated link below.
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.
The Public & Broadcasting | EEO Public File | FCC PUBLIC FILE WNED-TV
Copyright © 2014 WNYPBA. All Rights Reserved. · Website Design by OtherWisz Creative