Fred Vigeant is WITF's Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio. Fred manages the schedules for our radio and television platforms. He also analyzes audience research and manages the public affairs program Smart Talk. Previously, Fred was at WRVO in Oswego, NY for 12 years serving in various roles including Program Director and before that Operations Manager. Fred graduated from the State University of New York College at Oswego with a B.A. in Mass Communications and Broadcasting.
Sunday September 1 at 9:00pm – Mrs. Wilson (Marathon) – Meet Alison Wilson, a recent widow who discovers her spy novelist husband lived a double life. Determined to uncover the truth about the man she loved, she soon finds herself at the center of a mystery that proves truth can be stranger than fiction.
Monday September 2 at 10:00pm – POV – “Farmsteaders” follows Nick Nolan and his young family on a journey to resurrect his late grandfather’s dairy farm as agriculture moves toward large-scale farming.
Tuesday September 3 at 8:00pm – American Experience – Go inside the bitter battle to unionize coal miners at the dawn of the 20th century. The struggle over the power that fueled America led to the largest armed insurrection since the Civil War, and turned parts of West Virginia into a bloody war zone.
Wednesday September 4 at 8:00pm – Animal Babies: First Year on Earth – Learn the new challenges baby animals face once they can get around on their own. Every day brings new trials and tribulations, like searching for food, surviving in harsh environments and bonding with family members.
Thursday September 5 at 8:00pm – Transforming Health – For much of history, the mentally ill have been treated very poorly. We’ll examine the roots of mental health stigma and how it can prevent people from seeking treatment. Plus, we’ll highlight local organizations that are working to eliminate stigma and raise awareness.
Friday September 6 at 9:00pm – Live from Lincoln Center – Join the extraordinary musicians of the Chamber Music Society on a remarkable journey across iconic settings as they perform signature works in venues like the Ancient Amphitheater of Larissa, the historic Church of the Taxiarchon in Pelion and more.
Saturday September 7 at 10:00am – Professor T – Not everyone in the Antwerp Homicide division is pleased to receive the expert advice of Jasper Teerlinck, a professor of criminology whose curious methods ruffle a few feathers. From Walter Presents, in Flemish with English subtitles.