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WXXI Public Media is the essential, life-long educational media resource for the Greater Rochester area in New York State. WXXI puts the community first with programming that stimulates and expands thought, inspires the spirit, opens cultural horizons and promotes understanding of diverse community issues. WXXI also has a long-term affiliation with Little Theatre, which helps enhance the cultural life of the community and strengthens two of Rochester's most vital arts institutions.

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Joan Lunden to Host Public Television’s Healthcare Series ‘Second Opinion’

Joan Lunden. Credit: Daphne Youree.

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and women’s health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden, has been named host of “Second Opinion,” public television’s Emmy-nominated national healthcare series.

Six PBS Stations Join A National Initiative to Break The Stereotypes of Individuals with Disabilities

Move to Include 2020

ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 29, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — July 2020 marks the 30th anniversary of President Bush signing into law the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration of this civil rights law, WXXI Public Media (Rochester, New York) is leading a pilot project to expand its innovative “Move to Include” initiative into five additional communities.