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Online-First Content

In this day and age of digital content being delivered to mobile devices, freeing up your time to spend more of it doing things you enjoy, Milwaukee PBS has launched two new "online-first" initiatives. Follow the links below to these new projects produced by the individuals who spend most of their time behind the camera. Viewing the world through a lens offers the opportunity to see things in a fresh light.

These short-form stories offer you, the viewer, opportunities to seek out more information on your own or experience things you may not have had the chance to do in the past. We hope you enjoy this new content. Please be sure to contact us and give us your feedback, or share your own stories for our consideration!

My Backyard

My Wisconsin Backyard will feature a weekly environmentally friendly/outdoor segment for the web focusing on things people are doing outside, in nature at this time in our city and state.

These features will focus on the benefits of outdoor activity including, mental and physical health, Eco-friendly gardening, and community engagement.

In addition, the stories will highlight how to remain active while following CDC guidelines.

Chime In Storytelling for Good Health

Focusing on the power of the digital story. Features such as "TimeSlips", Next Avenue Moments and Community conversations are combined with instruction on how to create your own digital story. We will share outside contributions on this page.

Our goal is to make the world a smaller place by better understanding the similarities we all share.

Healing through story.

Adelante Pronto!

Bienvenidos! Join Andrea Rivera de Vega in Adelante Pronto! a Milwaukee PBS podcast that amplifies the voices of the Latino community of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Adelante Pronto! shares the stories of struggle and hope, discusses common topics under the Latino lens, and provides resources to the community.

Celebrating the diversity and complexity of the Latinos in Wisconsin. Adelante Pronto! stories that resonate, stories that empower.

Youth Rising Up

Student activists from North Division High School's Youth Rising Up organized a march followed by a chalk-a-thon to assure that those that couldn't hear their message would read their words printed around City Hall. "If they can't hear us, they can read us."

Kitty O'Meara Poem

One day in the future, long after we are gone, others who follow will study what the world was like in 2020 during the extraordinary time of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here is Kitty O'Meara reading "In the Time of Pandemic," which was produced by Milwaukee PBS.

"Milwaukee in Pain" filmmaker Theo Rogers

"Milwaukee in Pain" is a documentary currently available on Amazon Prime by filmmaker Theo Rogers, a native Milwaukeean. It documents the horrific impact Covid-19 has had on a community already besieged by systematic racism.

Travel with Milwaukee PBS to London!

As a lover of PBS and the excellence of British programming, it is a great pleasure to present To The Manor Born, a tour designed to include many of the sights you know so well from public television and iconic British programs seen on Milwaukee PBS. This exclusive tour will be a memorable journey for each person involved.
Andrew Lannard, our tour host from Transcendent Travels has a wealth of knowledge that he intends to share during this unforgettable tour. Each hotel, attraction, restaurant or experience has been carefully selected to ensure that our time together is memorable from start to finish.

To The Manor Born

More information provided by Transcendent Travel

Voting, absentee ballots and how to ensure your vote is counted

Host Earl Arms sits down with Claire Woodall-Vogg, Executive Director of the City of Milwaukee Election Commission about voting and absentee voting in the November election. Woodall-Vogg offers information on how to ensure your vote is counted. Alexandria Mason talks with young voters about their specific issues and James Causey talks with Reggie Jackson about voter suppression.

10THIRTYSIX discussion of Senior vote and Wisconsin's rural vote.

Days before the first Presidential debate, 10THIRTYSIX talks with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Washington Bureau reporter, Craig Gilbert. Gilbert discusses several topics related to the upcoming debate, including COVID-19, the Senior vote and the impact of Wisconsin's rural vote. And in a "Porch Politics" report, 10THIRTYSIX also talks with Milwaukee area voters.

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