We are pleased to announce a WSEC Ambassador Series program on Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Our guest will be Ambassador James C. Kenny, former United States Ambassador to Ireland and a native of Illinois. The event will begin at noon in the Ballroom of the Sangamo Club, 227 East Adams Street in downtown Springfield. The … Read moreNew Ambassador Series Event May 30
Cardia episodes air Thursdays at 7:00 p.m., Sundays at 4:00 p.m., and Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Episode 1: Nationally known cardiologist Dr. Dean Ornish discusses his groundbreaking work that demonstrates heart disease and other ailments can actually be reversed through lifestyle changes. Episode 2: Dr. Dave Albert, a cardiologist who is also a brilliant inventor, … Read moreNew! Cardia: Hearts and Sciences
Mark McDonald, Producer/Host of Illinois Stories, will be the narrator of “A Lincoln Portrait”, the masterpiece composed by Aaron Copland. It will be performed by the Quincy Concert Band in honor of Illinois’ 200th birthday. The performance will take place on Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 PM at the Morrison Theater, Quincy Junior High.
For our WSEC viewers: DirecTV has now approved our signal and their engineer has recommended our return on the DirecTV system. DirecTV’s engineers have been very professional in helping correct the signal quality issue. However, we still need DirecTV subscribers to call and ask that WSEC is restored to the lineup of DirecTV as soon … Read moreUpdate on DirecTV Service
President Donald Trump’s annual budget proposal eliminates public media funding.Specifically, the budget eliminates funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which distributes critical seed funding to local public radio and television stations. Here’s why the President’s call to eliminate public media funding is a dangerous proposal:• Studies confirm there is no replacement for federal … Read morePresident’s Budget Eliminates Public Media Funding
WSEC/ PBS Springfield is still dealing with signal carriage issues for DirecTV customers despite a fully restored signal. The issue began with AT&T, now the parent company of DirecTV. Engineers have continuously monitored and recorded WSEC/PBS Springfield’s signal quality and reliability since February 1 as it feeds into DirecTV’s head-end in Decatur. The signal now … Read moreViewers are encouraged to demand reinstatement of DirecTV signal