WFYI launches new channel just for children

WFYI-TV Channel 20 on Monday plans to launch PBS Kids on the station’s 20.2 digital channel. The channel will feature “Sesame Street,” “Splash and Bubbles” and 19 other children’s shows designed to be educational and entertaining.

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WFYI, other public radio stations bulk up news staffs

A decade ago, WFYI’s on-air personalities mostly read local stories from other sources. With its four additions, WFYI will have 15 staffers dedicated to gathering, reporting and disseminating local stories statewide and beyond.

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Quirky campaign aims to win new listeners for WFYI

National Public Radio is spending $750,000 on an aggressive advertising campaign designed to boost its audience in four test cities, including Indianapolis, by pointing out the wide variety of people who listen to public radio.

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WFYI adds art show to television lineup

Indianapolis public broadcaster WFYI aims will expose its popular “The Art of the Matter” radio show to television audiences beginning Tuesday. WFYI is scheduled to produce 20 episodes of the weekly TV show during its pilot season.

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Local PBS station warns of potential scam

WFYI is alerting local organizations and corporate partners about a Florida-based company asking for $20,000-plus to produce programs on not-for-profits that likely would not air on public television, as promised.

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