From the President

 

Abbey New Year from WXXI!

If you're a fan of Downton Abbey, WXXI has an exclusive experience that cannot be missed! Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Gala in the grandeur of Downton Abbey! Join WXXI for an evening of Downton-themed festivities including; a multi-course, white-gloved serviced dinner complete with a period-inspired menu and wine pairings, Downton-era dance and musical performances, whiskey and scotch tastings, and more! The evening takes place Wednesday, December 31st at the luxurious Century Club of Rochester located on East Avenue, and if you have ever wanted to discover what it's like to spend an evening at Highclere Castle, this is as close as you will ever come!

Please join me New Year's Eve for this once-in-a-lifetime experience! Ticket packages and any other information can be found here on our Abbey New Year page.

Help us ring in 2015 in Downton style!

More Recent Messages

WXXI launches Innovation Trail, a major journalism initiative

If you have been listening to the radio lately, you have no doubt heard reports from the Innovation Trail emerging in our news stories. In fact, you may have caught yourself listening even more intently as topics like turbine wind power and the Marcellus Shale “hydrofracking” endeavors were discussed in fascinating depth.

The summer season proves to be a busy one

As summer winds down, I think the long-held belief that the season is a quiet time for rest and relaxation has been lost on most of us. We all find our weekends' book up quickly and the good weather has us out doing more things than we ever anticipated! It’s the very same here at WXXI – in fact, many of you may have seen us in your travels.

Our volunteers are the lifeblood of WXXI

At WXXI, we strive to develop a healthy and engaged community through our programs and services. One of the ways we measure the success of that mission is through the ardent support of our volunteers who value what we do so much that they give freely of their time. In appreciation of their commitment, we recently had the pleasure of hosting our Annual Volunteer Recognition Reception.