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Hispanic Heritage Month

WGBY hopes you will join us Sept. 18 at the Puerto Rican Parade in Springfield. Our very own Vanessa Pabón-Hernandez, WGBY’s Director of Community Engagement & Education, is this year’s Grand Marshal in honor of her work in education and as executive producer of Presencia. Get Parade Details »

Second Grade Philosophers

A diverse group of second graders at an urban charter school in Springfield, MA, learns to love books and reading as they argue about some of life’s headiest issues using picture books as a starting point for their discussions.

Coming Soon

New England’s largest fair is much more than fried foods and carnival rides. Get to know its century-long history with WGBY’s 100 Years on the Avenue: The Story of the Big E, a feature-length documentary in production now. WATCH THE TRAILER »


With all the political spin these days, it’s easy to drift out of orbit. Come back down to Earth and get grounded on a local level with WGBY’s Connecting Point, which has curated video segments relating to the 2016 ballot issues. BE AN INFORMED VOTER »