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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 Elizabeth Peterson 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 WNMU-TV’s local production schedule for more than 20 years.

Media Meet is produced by host Elizabeth Peterson and producer/director Bob Thomson and airs on both WNMU-TV 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.

WNMU-TV Welcomes New Producer and Host

Get to know our new Host and Producer of Media Meet, Elizabeth Peterson.

November Media Meet Topics:

#1020: Distracted Driving
A look at the research and hazards that led to Michigan's 'texting while driving' ban, along with discussions of driving while eating or phoning, emerging laws and enforcement issues. (Repeat)
Saturday, November 2 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 3 at 2:30 pm ET

#1919: Northern Michigan University Updates
Change is the new normal. We talk with NMU leadership about changes in demographics, the physical campus layout, state funding and new methods of learning extending beyond the classroom.
Saturday, November 9 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 10 at 2:30 pm ET

#1920: Native American Heritage Month
November is recognized as Native American Heritage Month across the United States, a declaration signed by President George Bush in 1990. Here in the Upper Peninsula the designation is sparking conversation and events celebrating, honoring and working toward a better system that protects the traditions and culture of indigenous people. We look at the work being done, the events planned and what it takes to support tribal sovereignty and treaty rights.
Saturday, November 16 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 17 at 2:30 pm ET

#1921: U.P. Tourism Update
The tourism industry in the Upper Peninsula continues to grow, impacting everything from jobs to local economies to outdoor recreation. We talk with leaders in U.P. travel and tourism, what's ahead and how changes to the Pure Michigan Campaign could impact the Upper Peninsula.
Saturday, November 23 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, November 24 at 2:30 pm ET

#1922: Legislative Update
House Representative Sara Cambensy updates us on the latest in Lansing and around the state. We'll talk with her about the budget, mining, prescription drug costs, education, supporting Great Lakes infrastructure and more.
Saturday, November 30 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, December 1 at 2:30 pm ET

Program topics are subject to change.