Program areas at WETA
Television production - Weta is annually one of the three largest producing stations for public television in the united states. Weta productions include "Washington week," "pbs newshour," documentaries from ken burns, and performance specials from the white house, the john f. kennedy center for the performing arts, and the west lawn of the u.s. capitol. Weta also produces specials that address current, local and national topics and issues.
Online resources - Weta's interactive Educational initiatives include readingrockets.org, a multimedia project that helps struggling readers; colorincolorado.org, a bilingual project that offers resources, in both english and spanish, for parents and teachers of english-language learners (ells); ldonline.org, the leading website on learning disabilities and adhd for parents, teachers and students; adlit.org, which supports the literacy of adolescent readers; and brainline.org, the most comprehensive source of brain-injury information on the web. In conjunction with their broadcast offerings, the stations are making available digital at-home learning tools from pbs learning media designed for parents, caregivers, teachers, and children.
Local broadcasting - television & radio - Weta is the flagship public television station in the Greater Washington area. Weta offers quality television programming on five digital channels 24 hours a day: Weta pbs, Weta pbs kids, Weta uk, Weta world and Weta metro. Weta broadcasts a children's Educational television service that delights children while building reading, science, technology and math skills; programming for lifelong learning; public affairs analysis and documentaries; performance programming celebrating the cultural diversity of the country; acclaimed history, science and nature programming; and the best in british television. Classical Weta radio broadcasts on Weta 90.9 fm, wgms 89.1 fm and Weta 88.9 fm, providing a 24-hour classical music service. Weta is the exclusive broadcaster of classical music in the Greater Washington area. Classical Weta 90.9 fm provides an important connection between many fine performing arts organizations in the area and the community through partnerships to record and broadcast concerts, promote events, and by highlighting the rich cultural offerings of our region.