JOHNSTON, IOWA (December 2, 2019) — As Iowa Public Television concludes the yearlong celebration of its 50th anniversary, the statewide public-television network is changing its name to better position it for the future. Executive Director and General Manager Molly Phillips announced today that, beginning January 1, 2020, Iowa Public Television will become Iowa PBS. Likewise, the Friends organization which raises funds for the network will now become Friends of Iowa PBS Foundation.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (November 6, 2019) — Iowa Public Television announced today the launch of its newest online series, The Life Autistic.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 31, 2019) — Coverage of Iowa girls' high school championships continues, as teams from across the state take to the court for the 2019 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Volleyball Championships. Coverage of each class title game will take place at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 23, 2019) — IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC continues Thursday, October 31 at 3:30PM at the Building 6 auditorium at DMACC's Ankeny campus with guest Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 23, 2019) — Iowa Public Television's annual fall pledge event, FestiFall, will take place this year November 10-11, 16-17, and 23-24, November 28-December 2, and December 4 and 15. Featuring a wide variety of specials, FestiFall offers viewers the opportunity to support the programming and services they enjoy all year long, and help make it possible for all Iowans to continue watching these programs.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 7, 2019) — The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences — Upper Midwest Chapter recently honored Iowa Public Television staff with four Regional Emmy(r) Awards.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (October 2, 2019) — Iowa Public Television’s (IPTV) commitment to early-childhood education continues with the expansion of its Ready for School initiative. Educational specialists will work with educators, parents, child-care providers, and community partners in several Iowa communities to implement STEM and literacy-based activities for children ages 2 through 6 years old.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 26, 2019) — Iowa Public Television will provide live coverage of The World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony at the Iowa Capitol on Thursday, October 17, at 7PM.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 17, 2019) — IPTV Presents Conversations with Presidential Candidates Hosted by DMACC continues Saturday, September 21, at 6:15PM in the Building 6 auditorium at DMACC's Ankeny campus with guest former Representative Beto O'Rourke (D-TX).

JOHNSTON, IOWA (September 17, 2019) — Season 13 of Woodsmith Shop will feature more woodworking projects, tips, and techniques than ever before, all with the fine craftsmanship that viewers love to see in the workshop. The new season premieres Tuesday, October 1, at 6:30PM, on statewide Iowa Public Television. New episodes will air weekly throughout the fall.