This week on Need to Know Rochester on WXXI-TV, a conversation with Harris RF Communications Group President Dana Mehnert about his company's success and continued growth locally.
WXXI Innovation Trail reporter Zack Seward interviewed Mehnert about leading the 2,300 local employees of the high tech communications company.
Also, a look at a student from an upstate NY college and his preparation for a journey as one of a new generation of Freedom Riders as part of the 50th anniversary of the civil rights rides.
Watch Need to Know Rochester Friday nights at 8:30 and Sunday afternoon at 12:30 only on WXXI-TV.
You can watch the premiere of PBS' "Freedom Riders" on WXXI-TV Monday, May 16 at 9:00pm.
See highlights of all of WXXI's Civil Rights programming on our dedicated section.