WQPT Quad Cities PBS


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About Us

WQPT is your Quad Cities PBS station that strives to educate, enlighten and entertain.

WQPT's broadcast schedule features a dynamic mix of programming, including award-winning favorites like Nature, Frontline, NOVA, This Old House and American Experience. WQPT also produces local programs like The Cities with Jim Mertens and Artists in Profile. In addition, WQPT's daily schedule features beloved kids' programs like Sesame Street, Curious George and Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. WQPT delivers a second channel with programming from MHz Worldview.

As part of our mission to harness the power of media to create lifelong learn opportunities, WQPT's Educational Outreach extends the life of on-air programming through important community-based initiatives, supplemental materials and community outreach. Recent outreach projects include American Graduate, Stop Bullying, PBS Kids Writers Contest and the Ready to Learn conference among others. Now through 2015, WQPT will be working with organizations to deliver our latest initiative, Embracing Our Military.