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:


Michigan DNR: State Parks & Cultural Resources
A discussion about Michigan Department of Natural Resources-managed cultural resources, their range and significance for the Upper Peninsula. Guests: Parks & Recreation District Supervisor Doug Rich; Trails Coordinator Ron Yesney; and Michigan Iron Industry Museum Historian Barry James. (Repeat from June)
Saturday, July 6 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, July 7 at 2:30 pm ET

Upper Peninsula Psychiatry Residency
An initiative designed to increase access to Mental Health services in the Michigan rural areas takes root this summer, involving the state and four medical schools. We'll talk about the need, origins, focus, and U.P. operations. Guests: UPHS Behavioral Health Director Rose Young, MSU Medical College Regional CEO Stuart Johnson, and Portage Health Foundation Executive Director Kevin Shore.
Saturday, July 13 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, July 14 at 2:30 pm ET

Michigan Energy Issues
A conversation with the latest appointee to the Michigan Public Service Commission, Dan Scripps. Topics include state energy policy, distributed generation, rates, broadband access and others relevant to the Upper Peninsula. (Repeat from June)
Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, July 21 at 2:30 pm ET

Social Media – Social Issues
A look at the popularity and influence of social media in public and private life. The panel will discuss the risks involved in social media, as well as the benefits, and what's being done to make users less vulnerable.
Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 pm ET
Sunday, July 28 at 2:30 pm ET


Program topics are subject to change.