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KNPB begins new programs with local news commentary


Brent_Boynton_publicityKNPB has announced the launch of PBS Newshour Weekend with Hari Sreenivasan as an extension of its  lineup of news and public affairs programs.

The station is also partnering with the Reno Gazette-Journal and Northern Nevada Business Weekly to provide local content to the PBS Newshour Weekend broadcast.

PBS Newshour Weekend features local content on Saturday and Sunday during two-minute segments produced and anchored by KNPB Vice President of News and Production, Brent Boynton. Saturday’s segment includes local news provided by Business Weekly about the past week’s top business stories.

Northern Nevada Business Weekly covers substantive business news, and we are glad to partner with KNPB,” said John Seelmeyer Editor of NNBW.

Sunday’s two-minutes of local news will preview the upcoming week, with news from the Reno Gazette-Journal. Kelly Scott, executive editors aid: “The RGJ works to ensure citizens are aware of local government changes and kelly-ann-scott-3864505-3223260happenings. Our partnership with KNPB is an important part of reaching that goal.”

The PBS Newshour Weekend airs Saturdays at 5:00 pm, followed by Charlie Rose-The Week. The PBS Newshour Weekend airs at 5:00 pm Sundays, followed by A Conversation, hosted by Brent Boynton.

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