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That’s just the tip of the iceberg. We’ve been serving our community since 1954, adding exciting offering all the time. We are your local NPR station, create dozens of local TV and radio programs, and, through our WHYY News service and dozens of events each year, are at the center of civic life in the region. Stick around - there’s always something new to discover!

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See what’s around us with new eyes. Science journalist Ed Yong offers fascinating insights into the "sensory bubbles" of...
09/21/2022

See what’s around us with new eyes. Science journalist Ed Yong offers fascinating insights into the "sensory bubbles" of animals: elephants that scan for clues with their trunks, snakes that smell with their tongues, butterflies with ears on their wings and beetles that can sense fire...

October 12 at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.

Register: https://bit.ly/3SoMTXW

REMINDER, tonight @ 8pm:THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn...
09/21/2022

REMINDER, tonight @ 8pm:
THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century.

New episode airing today!In Your Democracy, an animated series, join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall...
09/20/2022

New episode airing today!

In Your Democracy, an animated series, join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall as we explore the history of the U.S. Constitution, and how it continues to impact our everyday lives.

Subscribe to the WHYY YouTube Channel today: bit.ly/3pXkziZ https://bit.ly/3BoIY6h

REMINDER, tonight @ 8pm:THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn...
09/20/2022

REMINDER, tonight @ 8pm:
THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century.

WHYY presents a fun, family education on the U.S. Constitution in an animated, five-part series. Join Constitutional Law...
09/20/2022

WHYY presents a fun, family education on the U.S. Constitution in an animated, five-part series. Join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall as we learn about the foundation of our government and explore how the Constitution shapes our everyday lives. Subscribe TODAY through our WHYY YouTube Channel. Episodes drop each Tuesday!

Watch and subscribe here: https://bit.ly/3BAzmXE

09/20/2022
Amy Goyer, ‘Choosing to Care’ | Solutions Journalism Collaborative Summit Keynote Speaker

Amy Goyer, AARP’s national family and caregiving expert, begins the second day of the Solutions Journalism Collaborative Summit with a presentation, “Choosing to Care,” focusing on the intersection of mental health and caregiving and real-world solutions for journalists to vet and turn into impactful stories.

Amy Goyer is AARP’s national family and caregiving expert and moderates its Family Caregivers Discussion Group on Facebook. She has more than 35 years of professional experience serving and advocating for older adults, children and families, and people with disabilities. She has been a family caregiver her entire adult life, caring for her grandparents, parents, sisters and other relatives and friends. She has written three books and appears regularly as a caregiving authority on network news shows, including more than a dozen times on NBC’s “Today.” She has been a guest on “Dr. Phil” and “The Doctors” and been interviewed by CNN, NPR, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and People, among other media outlets.

This speaker event is part of the Solutions Journalism Collaborative Summit, hosted by the New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, the Southwest Michigan Journalism Collaborative and Detroit Public TV.

Watch today until noon for reporting on the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and a recap of coverage of the morning's histo...
09/19/2022

Watch today until noon for reporting on the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and a recap of coverage of the morning's historic ceremony tonight at 8 on WHYY-TV 12.
https://to.pbs.org/3ShKVbs

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botste...
09/18/2022

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century. Part One premieres Sunday, Sept. 18th @8 p.m. Parts 2 and 3 will air Tuesday, Sept. 20th and Wednesday, Sept. 21st @8 p.m., respectively.

09/18/2022
THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botste...
09/17/2022

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century. Part One premieres Sunday, Sept. 18th @8 p.m. Parts 2 and 3 will air Tuesday, Sept. 20th and Wednesday, Sept. 21st @8 p.m., respectively.

We're thrilled to be one of Apple Podcasts' New & Noteworthy shows!Discover if the cure to AIDS was real, who kept it un...
09/16/2022

We're thrilled to be one of Apple Podcasts' New & Noteworthy shows!

Discover if the cure to AIDS was real, who kept it under wraps & what happened to the doctor that invented it.

Catch up before the last episode drops on Sept. 20th!

Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

WHYY presents a fun, family education on the U.S. Constitution in an animated, five-part series. Join Constitutional Law...
09/16/2022

WHYY presents a fun, family education on the U.S. Constitution in an animated, five-part series. Join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall as we learn about the foundation of our government and explore how the Constitution shapes our everyday lives. Subscribe TODAY through our WHYY YouTube Channel. Episodes drop each Tuesday!

Watch and subscribe here: https://bit.ly/3BAzmXE

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botste...
09/14/2022

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century. Part One premieres Sunday, Sept. 18th @8 p.m. Parts 2 and 3 will air Tuesday, Sept. 20th and Wednesday, Sept. 21st @8 p.m., respectively.

WHYY presents a fun, family education on the U.S. Constitution in an animated, five-part series. Join Constitutional Law...
09/13/2022

WHYY presents a fun, family education on the U.S. Constitution in an animated, five-part series. Join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall as we learn about the foundation of our government and explore how the Constitution shapes our everyday lives. Subscribe TODAY through our WHYY YouTube Channel. Episodes drop each Tuesday!

Watch and subscribe here: https://bit.ly/3BAzmXE

On Thursday, September 15 at 6 p.m., the reporters and producers of BBC Newshour are visiting WHYY for a live, in-person...
09/13/2022

On Thursday, September 15 at 6 p.m., the reporters and producers of BBC Newshour are visiting WHYY for a live, in-person event. WHYY political reporter Katie Meyer will host the on-stage conversation with Newshour editor and producer, Michael Innes and Newshour host, Tim Franks. After the discussion, you'll have a chance to ask the team your questions during the audience Q&A.

For tickets, visit https://bit.ly/3RWjYe1.

Learn more about our own Terry Gross’ ancestry on Finding Your Roots Tuesday night, September 13 at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12...
09/13/2022

Learn more about our own Terry Gross’ ancestry on Finding Your Roots Tuesday night, September 13 at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

For more info: https://to.pbs.org/2CgimH2

Find easy recipes from around the world.Watch Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.Fo...
09/13/2022

Find easy recipes from around the world.

Watch Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

For more info: https://to.pbs.org/3csTvoE

Kids are headed back to school, and many are still feeling the ripple effect of the pandemic. How can parents, caregiver...
09/12/2022

Kids are headed back to school, and many are still feeling the ripple effect of the pandemic. How can parents, caregivers and teachers help children as they navigate the new school year?
Mighty Writers and WHYY's The Pulse are teaming up to discuss these issues and offer up resources during a free, virtual panel discussion with mental health experts.
To register: https://bit.ly/3xgWHuU

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botste...
09/09/2022

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century.

Join us as Radio Times’ Marty Moss-Coane hosts a preview screening of the documentary and conversation about America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history, the Holocaust.

Watch live on WHYY-TV 12 Sunday night, September 18 at 9 p.m. or stream anytime

Learn more about our own Terry Gross’ ancestry on Finding Your Roots Tuesday night, September 13 at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12...
09/09/2022

Learn more about our own Terry Gross’ ancestry on Finding Your Roots Tuesday night, September 13 at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

For more info: https://to.pbs.org/2CgimH2

In commemoration of the life of Queen Elizabeth II, PBS NewsHour will present “Queen Elizabeth: A Royal Life.” The speci...
09/08/2022

In commemoration of the life of Queen Elizabeth II, PBS NewsHour will present “Queen Elizabeth: A Royal Life.” The special will explore Queen Elizabeth’s legacy, and her influence within the royal family, across the United Kingdom, and around the world. Tonight at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

Watch here: https://to.pbs.org/3RMFFfV

The U.S. Constitution has shaped our country since the early days of our democracy. Written and signed in Philadelphia i...
09/08/2022

The U.S. Constitution has shaped our country since the early days of our democracy. Written and signed in Philadelphia in 1787, it is a living document that has served as the foundation for rights in America.

In Your Democracy, an animated series, join Constitutional Law expert Gloria J. Browne-Marshall as we explore the history of the U.S. Constitution, and how it continues to impact our everyday lives.

Subscribe to the WHYY YouTube Channel today: https://bit.ly/3pXkziZ

09/08/2022
WHYY and WITF are thrilled to present a live virtual conversation between Fresh Air's Terry Gross and Dave Davies!During...
09/07/2022

WHYY and WITF are thrilled to present a live virtual conversation between Fresh Air's Terry Gross and Dave Davies!

During this special event, "Looking Back, Listening Forward," Terry and Dave will reflect on the more than 60 years in public radio they have between them. Plus, you have the opportunity to purchase VIP tickets for an intimate virtual reception.

For tickets: https://bit.ly/3wQWe29

Proceeds from this event go to support programs and services at WHYY and WITF, your local NPR and PBS member stations.

Join WHYY’s Marty Moss-Coane from Radio Times as she hosts a preview and discussion on the new documentary "The U.S. and...
09/07/2022

Join WHYY’s Marty Moss-Coane from Radio Times as she hosts a preview and discussion on the new documentary "The U.S. and the Holocaust" by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein. The film explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century. The event will be held in person at the National Museum of American Jewish History on Wednesday, Sept. 14th at 6 p.m. To register for this free event: https://bit.ly/3cDiyWh

"The U.S. and the Holocaust" documentary premieres September 18, 2022, at 8 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botste...
09/06/2022

THE U.S. AND THE HOLOCAUST, a new 3-part, 6-hour series directed and produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick and Sarah Botstein, explores America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises of the 20th century.

Join us as Radio Times’ Marty Moss-Coane hosts a preview screening of the documentary and conversation about America’s response to one of the greatest humanitarian crises in history, the Holocaust.

Learn more: whyy.org/events

Find easy recipes from around the world. Watch Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.F...
09/06/2022

Find easy recipes from around the world. Watch Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

For more info: https://to.pbs.org/3csTvoE

WHYY and WITF are thrilled to present a live virtual conversation between Fresh Air's Terry Gross and Dave Davies!During...
09/04/2022

WHYY and WITF are thrilled to present a live virtual conversation between Fresh Air's Terry Gross and Dave Davies!

During this special event, "Looking Back, Listening Forward," Terry and Dave will reflect on the more than 60 years in public radio they have between them. Plus, you have the opportunity to purchase VIP tickets for an intimate virtual reception.

For tickets: https://bit.ly/3wQWe29

Proceeds from this event go to support programs and services at WHYY and WITF, your local NPR and PBS member stations.

WHYY and WITF are thrilled to present a live virtual conversation between Fresh Air's Terry Gross and Dave Davies!During...
09/01/2022

WHYY and WITF are thrilled to present a live virtual conversation between Fresh Air's Terry Gross and Dave Davies!

During this special event, "Looking Back, Listening Forward," Terry and Dave will reflect on the more than 60 years in public radio they have between them. Plus, you have the opportunity to purchase VIP tickets for an intimate virtual reception.

For tickets: https://bit.ly/3wQWe29

Proceeds from this event go to support programs and services at WHYY and WITF, your local NPR and PBS member stations.

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gratitude to Alterra Property Group for supporting Uplift and An UPLIFTing Evening 2022 as a Resilience level sponsor!

Hosted by WHYY's Cherri Gregg, An UPLIFTing Evening takes place on Thursday, May 5 at Vie By Cescaphe. Get your tickets at upliftphilly.ejoinme.org/uplifting2022
Thank you WHYY for stopping by East Passyunk to showcase woman owned businesses!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rdnp9SygjN0&list=PLjdphKjPqgdZlK83kt4zTrRIINcYEzhNp&index=1
“Trees make our Philadelphia communities healthier, safer, and more resilient to the devastating effects of climate change. Kathryn Ott Lovell, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Through community partnerships, Tree Philly seeks to reverse Philadelphia’s unequal & declining tree canopy.

WHYY Fairmount Park Conservancy Bartram's Garden Heritage Community Development Corporation Philly Forests Tookany/Tacony-Frankford (TTF) Watershed Partnership Riverfront North Partnership Tioga United Esperanza: Strengthening Hispanic Communities Frankford CDC Friends of Northwood PARK Holly Street Neighbors Community Garden Friends of Heinz Refuge at Tinicum John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge At Tinicum Get Fresh Daily
I was honored to be a Special Guest w/Poppa BamBam on WHYY-TV’s “You Oughta Know” Program Introducing a Philadelphia Treasure VAL SHIVELY and his R&B Record’s in Upper Darby Pa. It’s The World’s Greatest 3-Story Record Store aka The Oldies Capital Of The World over stuffed with 4 Million Records! The Older,More Obscure the better. Val Shively is in The Library Of Congress!!! If you are a true music lover (and know what you want) don’t let the signs on the door scare you lol Val is a Sweetheart, but like he says “If he don’t have it u don’t need it”! Long Live Vinyl and Long Live My Good Friend Val Shively and his R&B Records!! Thanks to WHYY-TV’s “You Oughta Know” Producer Lisa White Gray for this wonderful segment ! Please tell Val I sent you & Thanks for watching!! xo BAMBAM

In case you missed it here is the link! Please watch it if you call yourself a true music lover!!

https://wmmr.com/2022/03/30/yououghtaknow-whyy

Lisa White Gray WHYY PBS 93.3 WMMR Philadelphia Val Shively's R&B Records Shively Val Records
Join a live virtual event and preview clips from the upcoming two-part series, , TONIGHT, March 29 at 7PM ET. Hosted by WHYY.
▻ Featuring Ken Burns, Walter Isaacson, Erica Dunbar & WHYY’s Marty Moss Cane.
Register here: https://pbs.vye.live/ben-franklin-march-23/
Join the hour-long discussion on "Franklin and Revolution"with Ken Burns and special guests; Walter Isaacson, author of "Benjamin Franklin: An American Life;" and Erica Dunbar, Professor of History, Rutgers University. Moderated by Marty Moss-Coane, Host and Executive Producer of "Radio Times" on WHYY. The discussion will feature clips from the two-part series, Benjamin Franklin.

Tune in tomorrow, March 29th at 7PM:
Girls Nite Live and Sisterly Love Citywide Food Fair partnered on March 28, 2022, to celebrate Women's History Month.

Click to watch the day's events: https://youtu.be/0My0_qeyseA

Segment #1 (0:19:06) Being on Camera, Public Speaking, Public Relations
Led by Bailey King-Foxglove Communications
with panelists
Kiki Aranita- Chef, Artist, Freelance Writer, and Owner Poi Dog Philly
Rosemary Connors - NBC10 Philadelphia News Anchor and Reporter
Kae Lani Palmisano- TV Host and Journalist, WHYY
Marisa Magnatta -Radio Producer, 93.3 WMMR Philadelphia/ Podcast Hots, Delicious City Philly

Segment #2 (2:20:25) Preserving Local Abundance: Food Waste & Fermentation
Introduced by Jill Weber Sojourn Philly
April MacGreger-Fermentation Expert, Author & Founder, Farmer's Daughter
Valerie Erwin- Chef/ Food Justice, Geechee Girl Cafe
Christa Barfield- Founder & CEO, FarmerJawn Community Supported Agriculture & Viva Leaf Tea Products

Segment #3 (3:25:15) Let’s Solve It – Workshopping Our Businesses
Led by Ellen Yin- Co-Founder, High Street Hospitality Group
with panelists
Nicole Marquis- Founder & CEO, Bar Bombón, Charlie Was a Sinner., and HipCityVeg
Nicole Perkins- Principal, Gresham Partners/ Author
Emily Turner- Vice President, Goldman Sachs
Gia Vecchio- Founder and CEO, Foxglove Communications
Amy Zitelman- CEO and Co-Founder, Soom Foods/ Author, GNL Workshop Presenter
Check out this WHYY article on the $5 million gift Habitat Philadelphia received from MacKenzie Scott and learn how we plan to use the gift:
https://whyy.org/articles/habitat-for-humanity-philadelphia-receives-a-5-million-unrestricted-donation-from-mackenzie-scott/
Our partner Hillary Moonay was interviewed by WHYY about the skyrocketing numbers of disputes between ex-spouses. https://bit.ly/3Ixujrd
This year, Philly’s regional spelling bee is being sponsored by WHYY and Billy Penn 🐝
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