WNMU Public TV 13, a public service of Northern Michigan University
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Watch on 13.1, Saturdays at 6:30 pm ET and Sundays at 2:30 pm ET
Media Meet is WNMU’s weekly public affairs program which delves into the issues that are important to the people of the Upper Great Lakes Region. During the half-hour program community leaders and special guests of local, regional, national, and international prominence, engage with moderator Bill Hart and media guests in intelligent discussion and candid debate regarding topics of local interest. With its unbiased, quality public affairs reporting, Media Meet has been a cornerstone of Public TV 13’s local production schedule for more than 20 years.

Media Meet is produced by host Bill Hart and producer/director Bob Thomson and airs on both Public TV 13 and Public Radio 90. Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events.

Broadcast Schedule:
Saturdays at 6:30 pm ET on Public TV 13, with an encore Sundays at 2:30 pm ET;
and Sundays at 7:30 am ET on Public Radio 90, repeating Mondays at 3:30 pm ET.

Watch full episodes of Media Meet with our Online Video Player and PBS Video Apps. Listen to Media Meet audio podcasts from Public Radio 90. [Programs area available online the week after they air.]

Recordings of recent Media Meet programs are available on DVD for $19.95, which includes shipping. Call 800-227-9668, or 227-1300 during regular business hours (8 am-5 pm ET weekdays) and order by phone with your credit card. Please let us know the program title or broadcast date of the program you want to purchase when you call. Or download and print our video order form to order by mail.

Upcoming Media Meet Topics:


109th District Update - Sara Cambensy
Interview with State Representative Sara Cambensy, elected to finish the term of the late John Kivela. Topics include state politics, House rules and practices, current issues and activities. Media guest: Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala. (Repeat from March 3)
Saturday, March 31 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, April 1 at 2:30 pm ET

Making Votes Matter, Part 1
A survey of proposals aimed at increasing voter response. Topics include voter behavior, a proposed constitutional amendment to lift certain voter restrictions in Michigan, and efforts to address issues with political gerrymandering.
Saturday, April 7 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, April 8 at 2:30 pm ET
Schedule note: The previously announced topic for this week, Empire Recovery, has been postponed.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Discussion of a baffling and often misrepresented condition affecting up to 2.5 million Americans. Topics include the signs and symptoms, possible causes, research history and contemporary efforts to control it. Guests: Family Physician Scott Doughty, CFS patient and activist Kelly Parks, and Mining Journal Staff Writer Christie Bleck. (Repeat from March)
Saturday, April 14 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, April 15 at 2:30 pm ET

Making Votes Matter, Part 2
The discussion about voter access, integrity and accountability continues with Marquette County Clerk Linda Talsma, Marquette City Clerk Kris Hazeres and retired NMU political science Professor Robert Kulisheck. Single party voting, polls, and gerrymandering are addressed.
Saturday, April 21 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, April 22 at 2:30 pm ET

College to Work
A discussion of hiring trends and job issues for college graduates with Michigan State University Collegiate Employment Research Institute Director Philip Gardener, who is also an expert on Millennials in the workplace. (Repeat from March)
Saturday, April 28 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, April 29 at 2:30 pm ET

Program topics are subject to change in order to cover timely news and events.