Fred Vigeant, Director of Programming and Promotions for TV and Radio

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.

Latest by Fred Vigeant


How it Feels to be Free

Discover icons Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln, Nina Simone, Diahann Carroll, Cicely Tyson and Pam Grier.
By Fred Vigeant

Summer of Rockets

A semi-autobiographical thriller from BAFTA and Emmy-winning writer Stephen Poliakoff.

By Fred Vigeant

Miss Scarlet & The Duke on Masterpiece

Go on the case with private eye Eliza Scarlet, Victorian England’s first-ever female sleuth.

By Fred Vigeant

What Now?

A Statewide Town Hall on Civic and Electoral Participation
By Fred Vigeant

TV Schedule Change – 1/15/21

American Reckoning: A PBS NewsHour Special Report replaces In Concert At The Hollywood Bowl

By Fred Vigeant

2021 Inauguration

By Fred Vigeant

A weekly history lesson

Join WITF for a weekly one-hour narrative history series

By Fred Vigeant

Getting Real About Getting Older

A National Conversation About Aging with Anna Sale and Jo Ann Allen

By Fred Vigeant

All Creatures Great and Small

James Herriot’s adventures as a veterinarian in 1930’s Yorkshire get a glorious new adaptation in a seven-part series based on his beloved stories. Exciting newcomer Nicholas Ralph will make his television debut as the iconic vet who became renowned for his inspiring humor, compassion and love of life. The 1970s adaptation, which aired on public broadcasting, was a favorite of millions of viewers.

By Fred Vigeant

Odd Squad hits the End of the Road

By Fred Vigeant
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