2010 Fiscal Year

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  • "Saturday Night Shuffle" Premieres on WHYY-FM

    "Saturday Night Shuffle" Premieres on WHYY-FM
    WHYY-FM kicks off "Saturday Night Shuffle," spotlighting musical artists such as Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Patti Smith and Bruce Springsteen.
  • "Delaware Tonight" Ends Run; WHYY Launches New Coverage for Delaware

    "Delaware Tonight" Ends Run; WHYY Launches New Coverage for Delaware
    WHYY-TV broadcasts its final episode of "Delaware Tonight" after 46 years while launching additional coverage of the First State on WHYY-FM and WHYY.org. Plans to premiere a weekly public affairs program dedicated to serving Delaware are in motion.
  • WHYY Hosts Eds-Meds Forum

    WHYY Hosts Eds-Meds Forum
    More than 30 stakeholders in industries such as health care, life sciences, higher education and economic and workforce development discuss education and the medical industry during WHYY’s Ed-Meds Forum.
  • WHYY Welcomes Students to Young Journalists Summer Camp

    WHYY Welcomes Students to Young Journalists Summer Camp
    WHYY’s first Young Journalists Summer Camp kicks off. High school students will learn journalism, television and radio production, Internet video, blogging and writing under the guidance of Learning Lab instructors and WHYY producers and reporters. Two weeklong sessions will be held from Aug. 10 to 14 and 17 to 21.
  • Ken Burns Attends Preview Screening of "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea"

    Ken Burns Attends Preview Screening of "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea"
    WHYY welcomes Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan to its sneak preview of "The National Parks: America’s Best Idea." More than 700 pack WHYY’s Independence Foundation Civic Space and Independence Visitor Center for the screenings. Burns directed the documentary series, and Duncan served as its co-producer and writer.
  • WHYY-TV Broadcasts Historic Delaware College Football Game

    WHYY-TV Broadcasts Historic Delaware College Football Game
    WHYY-TV broadcasts the first scheduled football game between the Delaware Blue Hens and Delaware State Hornets.
  • "On Canvas’" Third Season Begins

    "On Canvas’" Third Season Begins
    WHYY-TV’s arts and culture program "On Canvas" returns with a strong fall lineup featuring performances and interviews with talented and inspiring artists such as Lionel Loueke and Rufus Wainwright.
  • "First" Premieres on WHYY-TV

    "First" Premieres on WHYY-TV
    "First," WHYY-TV’s 30-minute weekly public affairs program dedicated to serving Delaware, premieres.
  • "On Stage at Curtis" Returns for Fourth Season

    "On Stage at Curtis" Returns for Fourth Season
    With performances recorded by three robotic cameras installed in Field Concert Hall, WHYY-TV’s "On Stage at Curtis" kicks off its fourth season of performances.
  • "Creative Campus" Arts Festival a Celebration of Arts and Culture

    "Creative Campus" Arts Festival a Celebration of Arts and Culture
    More than 100 students from Greater Philadelphia colleges and universities perform and present exhibitions during WHYY’s "Creative Campus" Arts Festival. The festival brings to life the WHYY series of about 150 videos on the students’ work.
  • WHYY Afterschool Begins

    WHYY Afterschool Begins
    WHYY Afterschool, the Learning Lab’s documentary workshop, launches another series of workshops, with 30 students from five local high schools.
  • WHYY-FM Listenership Increases

    WHYY-FM Listenership Increases
    WHYY-FM’s cume listenership increased 7 percent from fall 2008 to spring 2009 and 18 percent from spring 2008 to spring 2009. That performance eclipsed NPR member stations. Nationally, listenership decreased 2 percent from fall 2008 to spring 2009 and increased 3 percent from spring 2008 to spring 2009.
  • WHYY-FM Fall Membership Campaign Exceeds Goals

    WHYY-FM Fall Membership Campaign Exceeds Goals
    The WHYY-FM fall membership campaign raised more than $632,000 — about $100,000 greater than the goal — despite a challenging economic climate. About $535,000 was raised during the campaign in fall 2008.
  • WHYY Serves as Media Partner for Paul Robeson Book Project

    WHYY Serves as Media Partner for Paul Robeson Book Project
    WHYY.org launches a special Web page featuring audio interviews by WHYY’s Elisabeth Perez-Luna of individuals who knew Paul Robeson, a renowned late West Philadelphia figure. WHYY served as the media partner in the production of the book Stories From the Paul Robeson House: Lives Touched by a Renaissance Man.
  • Sixth Annual Y Kids Club Halloween Bash

    Sixth Annual Y Kids Club Halloween Bash
    PBS KIDS characters Super WHY! and Princess Presto joins children and their parents for WHYY’s Sixth Annual Y Kids Club Halloween Bash.
  • WHYY Hosts Y12K and Y Kids Family Fit Zone

    WHYY Hosts Y12K and Y Kids Family Fit Zone
    WHYY hosts the Y12K and Y Kids Family Fit Zone, attracting runners young and old.
  • WHYY-TV Broadcasts "'First' Special Report: State of the State

    WHYY-TV Broadcasts "'First' Special Report: State of the State
    WHYY-TV presents “'First' Special Report: State of
    the State." The program contains Delaware Gov. Jack
    Markell’s complete address to the Legislature.
  • Rendell Interviewed for "A Conversation With the Governor"

    Rendell Interviewed for "A Conversation With the Governor"
    Marty Moss-Coane, host of WHYY-FM’s "Radio Times," interviews Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell for the fourth annual "A Conversation With the Governor," held in the Perelman Theater of the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia.
  • WHYY Hosts Tours

    WHYY Hosts Tours
    WHYY welcomes Spring House Estates, the first of several retirement communities that received tours of the WHYY Technology Center in February and beyond.
  • Y Parents Club Provides Continued Membership Benefits

    Y Parents Club Provides Continued Membership Benefits
    WHYY introduces Y Parents Club, an interactive
    membership experience aimed at parents of children aged 8 to18 who may have outgrown traditional children’s programming. Y Parents keeps parents connected to WHYY for news, information and educational opportunities — all of which can help them as they raise their children through their adolescent years.
  • "Friday Arts" premieres

    "Friday Arts" premieres
    "Friday Arts," a 30-minute monthly arts, culture and entertainment magazine with a strong online component, premieres on WHYY-TV and launches at WHYY.org
  • WHYY-TV Producing Reports by Delaware Governor

    WHYY-TV Producing Reports by Delaware Governor
    WHYY-TV broadcast the first weekly video message by Delaware Gov. Jack Markell. The reports are also made available at WHYY.org, and audio-only versions are made available to radio stations throughout the state and iTunes as podcasts.
  • President's Dinner Honors Carl Kasell

    President's Dinner Honors Carl Kasell
    WHYY’s ninth annual President’s Dinner pays tribute to longtime NPR broadcaster Carl Kasell. Terry Gross, host of WHYY-FM’s "Fresh Air," interviews Kasell before more than 275 guests. The event raises about $250,000 for WHYY.
  • The Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons Dedicated

    The Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons Dedicated
    The Dorrance H. Hamilton Public Media Commons is dedicated at the ninth annual WHYY President's Dinner. A $12 million project, Hamilton Commons will be part media
    laboratory, part classroom and part performance and production space. The building features the 4,100-square-foot Lincoln Financial Digital Education Studio, two media
    classrooms, editing stations, student-based digital control room, meeting space and reception-display area showcasing student projects.
  • WHYY Welcomes Students to Young Journalists Summer Camp

    WHYY Welcomes Students to Young Journalists Summer Camp
    WHYY’s second annual Young Journalists Summer Camp kicks off. High school students will learn journalism, television and radio production, Internet video, blogging and writing under the guidance of Learning Lab instructors and WHYY producers and reporters. A pair of two-week sessions will be held from June 21 to July 2 and Aug. 16 to 27.