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:

Global Issues on Aging
A look at the recent United Nations Open-Ended Work Group on Aging, focusing on a proposed charter for the rights of the elderly. Topics include elder independence and autonomy, long-term and palliative care, and other issues.
Saturday, September 29 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, September 30 at 2:30 pm ET

Suicide Awareness and Prevention
A look at suicide prevention efforts in the Upper Peninsula and the state of Michigan with guests Marquette County Health Department Health Educator Sarah Derwin; Pathways Community Mental Health Outpatient Services Supervisor Ashley Jenema; and Dial Help Rural Coordinator Kristine Putz. (Repeat from September)
Saturday, October 6 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, October 7 at 2:30 pm ET


Election 2018 Candidate Forum: 109th House District
Candidates running for Michigan's 109th House District Representative, Sara Cambensy (D) and Melody Wagner (R), answer questions about issues of interest to voters.
Saturday, October 13 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, October 14 at 2:30 pm ET


Peter White Public Library Tax Proposal
Discussion of a local November ballot proposal to recoup $224,000 in tax repeal funding losses that would restore important library services. Guests: Peter White Public Library Director Andrea Ingmire; Library Board Member John Mallo; 'Vote Yes Committee member Janet Joswiak of Chocolay Township; and Powell Township Resident Kathy Nelson.
Saturday, October 20 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, October 21 at 2:30 pm ET


Election 2018 Candidate Forum: 38th Senate District
Candidates running for Michigan's 38th District Senate seat, Scott Dianda (D) and Ed McBroom (R), answer questions about issues of interest to voters.
Saturday, October 27 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, October 28 at 2:30 pm ET


Schedule Note: The episode order for October changed after the print edition of FanFare was published.