WSRE will positively influence the daily lives of all on the Gulf Coast through broadcast programming and educational outreach services that encourage us to engage more deeply in the world around us.
The mission of WSRE is to open doors to a larger world with quality programming and educational outreach services for every person on the Gulf Coast who desires to be more educated, informed and entertained. WSRE helps people make informed decisions with a better understanding of the community and world in which they live. As a community-supported, outreach service of Pensacola State College, WSRE brings forth culture and ideas that enhance the quality of life and promote the joy of discovery and learning.
WSRE was founded and first signed on the air September 11, 1967. WSRE is licensed to the District Board of Trustees of Pensacola State College, and is operated from its main studios in Pensacola as a service of Pensacola State College. WSRE offers four free, over-the-air digital channels 24/7 providing 35,040 hours of television each year, and on-demand viewing through WSRE.org and PBS.org streaming. WSRE has garnered four regional Emmy® Award nominations and nine Telly Awards for original programming since 2008. WSRE’s robust local production lineup includes Conversations with Jeff Weeks, StudioAmped, Pensacola State Today, AWARE, In Your Own Backyard, Legislative Review, RALLY, and various award-winning documentaries. WSRE’s Educational Services and Literacy Outreach programs reach thousands of children every year and distribute free books and educational resources annually to children, parents, and teachers. PSC’s Learning Lab/WSRE’s Imagination Station (opened in April 2013), located at the Blue Wahoos Stadium in Pensacola reaches thousands of parents and children in a fun, learning-rich environment that is free of charge.
For more information, please visit www.wsre.org or call (850) 484-1200.