Sara Just was named Executive Producer of "PBS NewsHour" after more than 25 years at ABC News, where she had most recently served as ABC’s Washington Deputy Bureau Chief and Senior Washington Producer for "Good Morning America." She previously spent 17 years at Ted Koppel’s "Nightline."


The PBS series "American Masters" this week debuts its documentary film about great American painter Andrew Wyeth, who painted many of his most famous works in Maine. We discuss Wyeth's life and legacy with those who knew him and have studied his work.

Why We Love the Beatles

Nov 21, 2017

On Sunday, November 26, PBS stations across the country will air Ron Howard's award-winning documentary "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week." We join the celebration of the Beatles by discussing why they remain beloved. Make sure to post your top 5 Beatles songs on our Facebook page.

Guests:  Herb Ivy is "The Captain" and Regional Operations Manager for WBLM.

Mercy Street

Jan 13, 2017

The executive producer of Mercy Street, along with some of the writers and producers of the show, share what to expect during the second season of the big budget PBS drama set during the Civil War.


Lisa Wolfinger, Co-creator and Executive Producer of Mercy Street

Anya Jabour, professor of history at the University of Montana and script review and consultant to the executive producers and screenwriters of Mercy Street

14 Maine Street
Brunswick, Maine
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
7:00 pm start

On hand will be the program's Co-Creator and Executive Producer Lisa Quijano Wolfinger.

FREE and open to the public, BUT seating is very limited and must be secured in advance.

What is Maine Public Passport?
Maine Public Passport is a new member benefit (donate HERE) which provides Maine Public members extended on-demand access to a rich library of quality public television programming online and on your mobile device. This is one of the many benefits that Maine Public provides its members along with Experience Magazine, Maine Public's MemberCard and exclusive invitations and discounts to special events.

PBS President Paula Kerger

Jun 23, 2016

PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger joins us to talk about public broadcasting -- the challenges and successes she has faced leading PBS and its 350 member stations since 2006.

Paula Kreger, president and CEO of PBS


We speak with some of the people behind the big, new PBS TV series, conceived of and co-produced by a Maine filmmaker.

Guests:  Lisa Quijano Wolfinger, Executive Producer, Lone Wolf Media
  Anya Jabour, consultant to film regarding women during Civil War, Professor of History, University of Montana
  Shauna Devine, consultant to film regarding Civil War medicine, Assistant Professor, The University of Western Ontario