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:


2017 Year in Review
A panel of area journalists looks back on the year's key news stories. Guests: WLUC-TV6 News Director Steve Asplund and Great Lakes Radio News Director Walt Lindala. (Repeat from January)
Saturday, February 3 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 4 at 2:30 pm ET

Elder Abuse
It’s a crime that affects our communities every day. Experts discuss the frequency, consequences and prevention of a growing elder abuse problem. Guests: Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress Long Term Care Programs Director Mark Bomberg, Retired UPCAP Quality Assurance Specialist Cathy Klintworth, Michigan State Police Community Service Trooper Dale Hongisto and Marquette County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Wiese. (Repeat from June)
Saturday, February 10 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 11 at 2:30 pm ET

Schedule Change: The previously scheduled episode on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome has been postponed.

Medicinal Plants Chemistry
A look at a new chemistry course of study on medicinal plants being offered at Northern Michigan University. Topics include research and markets for plant-based medicines and supplements, precedents for education, relevant curricula and methods, and opportunities. (Repeat from January)
Saturday, February 17 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 18 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.
Saturday, February 24 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, February 25 at 2:30 pm ET

Schedule Change: The previously scheduled episode on Bicycle Traffic Safety has been postponed.

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