Iowa PBS News

Department of Cultural Affairs and IPTV announce open call for submissions to new TV program

Posted:  June 15, 2016
The Film Lounge to showcase short, independent films by Iowa artists

Iowa Winner Announced for Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

Posted:  June 10, 2016
Healthy Lunchtime Challenge Iowa winner, Lola Shourney,created American Gothic Calzones

IPTV Hires New Education Services Director

Posted:  June 9, 2016
Kenneth R. Harrison joins IPTV team from Chariton CSD

IPTV Presents Girls State Soccer Championships

IPTV is proud to be the home for Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union Championships. The 2016 IGHSAU Iowa Farm Bureau Girls State Soccer Championships at the James W. Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines will be broadcast LIVE on statewide IPTV. Teams from across the state will compete for their respective class titles. Live coverage as follows: Saturday, June 11 11:00 a.m. Class 1A 1:30 p.m. Class 2A 4:00 p.m. Class 3A Each game will also be live streamed and archived at . Connect with fans on social media using #IPTVSports. During soccer coverage, IPTV will air exclusive highlights on...

Iowa Outdoors Season 6 Premieres June 2 at 6:30 p.m.

On Thursday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m., viewers across the state can enjoy the premiere of season 6 of Iowa Outdoors , an IPTV series focusing on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, conservation initiatives and Iowa’s outdoor natural resources. The series is created through a partnership between IPTV and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. In season six, Iowa Outdoors hosts Scott Siepker and Kellie Kramer revisit viewer favorites from the first five seasons of Iowa Outdoors. This season looks back on the photographers, thrill seekers, water adventurers, conservationists and winter...

IPTV Premieres Ode to Joy Sioux City Symphony Orchestra 100th Year

Posted:  May 25, 2016
IPTV will air an exclusive broadcast of the Sioux City Symphony Orchestra’s 2016 “Ode to Joy” concert, honoring a milestone in musical achievement. Ode to Joy Sioux City Symphony Orchestra 100th Year premieres on statewide IPTV Monday, June 6 at 8 p.m. and will air again Sunday, June 12 at 3:30 p.m. The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra (SCSO) celebrates its 100th anniversary this year with a season of great performances. The landmark series tops a century of musical excellence and community enrichment with a concert featuring Copland’s “Fanfare for the Common Man” and “Lincoln Portrait.” The...

IPTV to Hold Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary

Posted:  May 3, 2016
Live statewide broadcast Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m.

IPTV wins multiple Iowa Broadcast News Association Awards

Posted:  April 28, 2016
The Iowa Broadcast News Association (IBNA) recently awarded IPTV with multiple awards. IPTV’s Market to Market staff took first and second place in the Farm and Agribusiness category. Josh Buettner was recognized with the top award for his feature Tributaries on Trial Water Woes and Colleen Brandford Krantz took second place for her feature U.S. Farmers Enlist Old Techniques to Round Up Super Weeds. John Torpy was recognized for his Market to Market feature Is Booming Oil Industry Causing Earthquakes in Oklahoma? He won third place in the General Reporting category. IBNA also awarded IPTV’s...

IPTV to Hold Iowa Press Debate: U.S. Senate Democratic Primary

Posted:  April 25, 2016
Live statewide broadcast Thursday, May 26, 7-8 p.m.

IPTV’s High School Mentorship Program

Posted:  April 8, 2016
In order to broaden opportunities for Iowa minority and female high school students, IPTV is offering a television production mentorship program for summer 2016. The unpaid mentorship program will give one student the opportunity to observe and gain hands-on experience in several aspects of television production including videography, lighting, video editing, graphic design, web production and story writing. The selected mentee will shadow and assist IPTV personnel during the process of creating broadcast and online content. Students will have the opportunity to work on IPTV programs like...