JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 31, 2020) Innovative Iowa science teachers are invited to join Iowa PBS for a professional development cohort exploring science phenomena. Facilitated by Iowa PBS Education staff with assistance from Iowa experts in the field of science and phenomena-based instruction, the Iowa Science Phenomena professional-development experience will empower teachers to curate, collect, and share media-based science phenomena for use in Iowa classrooms.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 26, 2020) Iowa PBS will hold an Iowa Press debate for the 2nd Congressional District on Thursday, September 24, at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston. The hour-long debate will begin at 7PM. The program will air live on statewide Iowa PBS and be streamed on, YouTube and Facebook.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 21, 2020) Join Iowa PBS virtually on Saturday, September 5, at 10AM, for a preview of the newest PBS KIDS program, Elinor Wonders Why. Alongside Elinor and her engaging friends Ari and Olive, kids will learn early science lessons that last a lifetime.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 20, 2020) Join Iowa PBS and EveryStep Care and Support Services virtually on Tuesday, September 8, at 7PM, for a Pop-Up Film Series event featuring the documentary Speaking Grief. This film explores the transformative experience of losing a family member in a society that works to avoid both death and grief.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (August 13, 2020) Iowa PBS will hold Iowa Press debates for the US Senate, 1st Congressional District and 3rd Congressional District races, in September and October at Iowa PBS studios in Johnston.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (July 13, 2020) Tune in to statewide Iowa PBS for Iowa Press Special: Americans with Disabilities Act on Monday, July 20, at 8:30PM.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 26, 2020) While there won't be corndogs, queen contestants, or a sale of champions this year, Iowans may still look forward to five nights of Iowa State Fair highlights from the past five decades on Iowa PBS.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 26, 2020) Iowa PBS Foundation President Susan Moritz Scharnberg has announced plans for her retirement, slated for mid-October 2020. After nearly 40 successful years in the non-profit fundraising sector, nineteen devoted to leading the Iowa PBS Foundation, Scharnberg plans to spend more time with family, traveling, volunteering, and enjoying her many hobbies.

JOHNSTON, IOWA (June 24, 2020) July marks the 30th anniversary of The Americans with Disabilities Act, the civil-rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life.

IOWA FALLS, IOWA (June 11, 2020)  With the cancellation of the 2020