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Moline’s WQPT Nominated For Regional Emmys

August 30th, 2023
Moline's WQPT Nominated For Regional Emmys

Two of WQPT’s locally written and produced programs have been nominated for a Mid-American Regional Emmy Award, one of the most prestigious awards in television. The Categories for which WQPT was nominated include: DOCUMENTARY – HISTORICAL: Snapshots: Your Dutch Friend ­ The story of how two young sisters, Juanita and Betty Wagner of Danville, Iowa became pen pals with Anne Frank and her sister Margo, just as Amsterdam was occupied by Nazi Germany on May 10, 1940. The letters that united these four young girls are now owned and displayed by the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, CA.... Read More

Illinois’ PBS Station WQPT Bringing Back Ready To Learn Early Childhood Conference

March 8th, 2023
Illinois' PBS Station WQPT Bringing Back Ready To Learn Early Childhood Conference

WQPT, Quad Cities PBS is bringing back the “Ready to Learn Early Childhood” Conference. The event is offered in partnership with Star Net regions I and III, Western Illinois University, with support from the Grad Center – providing current and relevant information on a variety of topics related to early childhood education, including Equity and Access and is scheduled for Saturday, April 29. The “Ready to Learn Early Childhood” conference was last offered in 2018. WQPT’s director of educational outreach, Melissa Gravert – a former teacher – wanted to relaunch the conference to provide... Read More