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It is WFSU Public Media's mission to enrich lives and cultivate diverse perspectives by connecting our community through content and services that inform, educate, and entertain. We fulfill this mission by working with community partners to present entertaining and educational events to remain relevant and involved in our community. We will keep you informed about the projects and events WFSU Public Media is involved in here with WFSU Press.

WFSU Summer Challenge Alert Today Florida Summer of Space Kick-off Event, Jet Propulsion from Ready Jet Go stands on left side of image
WFSU Public Media

Tallahassee, FL - WFSU Public Media and the Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee will host the Alert Today Florida “Summer of Space” Summer Challenge Kick-Off event on Saturday, June 8, 2019, also sponsored by Florida Kid Care

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WFSU

WFSU Public Media has won five regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, the most the station has ever received from the organization. 

Thousands Turn Out For Nature And Fun

Apr 29, 2019
Kim Kelling/WFSU

Kids got to handle turtles and gators at EcoCitizen Day, a part of the 2019 Tallahassee/Leon County Nature Challenge.

Home base was the Market Space next to the FAMU Way playground. From there, participants headed to three locations to spot and identify species: Lake Elberta, the Munson Sandhills, and San Luis Park.

Environment writer Sue Cerulean says it's important for kids to interact more with nature.

many glass awards on a table
Florida Associated Press Broadcasters

Tallahassee —The WFSU Public Media news team was honored with five Florida AP Broadcasters awards, sweeping one category, claiming three first place wins and taking home honors in two other categories. WFSU’s own Gina Jordan was named President of the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters for the 2019-2020 year.

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Bob O'Lary

TALLAHASSEE, FL - On Saturday, April 13th, at 7:30 pm ET, WFSU Public Media will live stream "TRIBUTE!," a concert featuring the Tallahassee Community Chorus and FSU University Symphony Orchestra. The concert is being held at Ruby Diamond Concert Hall.

A bee lands on a white flower to take advantage of its yellow, pollen center (2019).
Rob Diaz de Villegas / WFSU TV

TALLAHASSEE, FL – WFSU Public Media today announced the launch of an initiative to promote scientific observations made by every day citizens, in partnership with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the Coastal Plains Institute, the City of Tallahassee and Leon County. The initiative will build momentum toward several events at the end of April, including a call to take part in the Tallahassee/Leon County City Nature Challenge April 26-29, participation in EcoCitizen Day on April 27, and the viewing of Nature: American Spring LIVE April 29-May 1.

round spelling bee logo with bee in middle big bend regional spelling bee 2019
WFSU Public Media

Watch live Saturday February 16th at 11:00 AM ET

TALLAHASSEE, FL—On Saturday, February 16, 2019, spellers from all over Florida’s Big Bend area will compete at the regional spelling bee sponsored by the Foundation for Leon County Schools. WFSU will be broadcasting the competition live beginning at 11:00 AM ET until conclusion.

Apalachee Elementary School's Roshanna Beard has been named a PBS Early Learning Champion.
WFSU Public Media / Education Outreach

WFSU Public Media is proud to announce Roshanna Beard from Apalachee Tapestry Magnet School of the Arts as a PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion. This new awards program recognizes committed educators who work with infants to second-graders. It offers a variety of community building, leadership and professional learning opportunities provided by PBS and member stations over the next two years. 

Tom Flanigan

WFSU Public Media hosted the third annual Be My Neighbor Day on Saturday. The event helped re-inforce the Capital City's image as a family-friendly community.