A Local and National Treasure
Multimedia is WQED tv 13 /WQEX 16; all-classical WQED fm 89.3
and WQEJ 89.7/Johnstown; and PITTSBURGH magazine. But WQED
Multimedia is more than just what you can see or hear on television
what you can read in the magazine.
WQED has broad
experience in working with partners and managing complex media projects
that involve television, educational video, teacher training modules,
and accompanying printed educational materials for teachers, students,
and general audiences, as well as publishing, promotion, distribution
partnerships, and an increasing array of interactive and multi-media
products for our local and national audiences.
households of viewers and listeners rely on WQED each week, more
than any other Pittsburgh educational or cultural institution.
1954, WQED was the country's first community-owned television station
and became a production center of national programs for the Public
Broadcasting Service. It is distinguished by the high number of
original productions it has contributed to PBS programming.
its history, WQED has been consistently devoted to developing, producing
and presenting programs and projects of the highest quality, and
in recognition has won more than 250 local, national, and international
awards for excellence. These include over 60 Emmys and twelve Peabody
is one of the largest educational community institutions in
Pennsylvania, second only to the public school system.
In a 1994
survey by Ketchum Communications, people in Western Pennsylvania,
both members and non-members of WQED stations, ranked WQED a very
close second to The Carnegie Library as the most recognized and
valued institution in this community, ahead of the sports teams.
WQED tv 13/WQEX
16 reach more than 1,000,000 households per week, according
Nielsen ratings. Through cable, coverage extends well into eastern
Ohio, western Maryland, and central West Virginia.