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Get the scoop on WETA Television and Classical WETA Radio

We have deep roots in the Washington community

Sharon Percy Rockefeller

Meet WETA's executives and board of trustees

Ken Burns

For over 30 years WETA has partnered with America's foremost documentary filmmaker.

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WETA Pressroom

Get the latest news about developments at WETA and the scoop on our radio and television productions.

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Our First Broadcast

WETA Channel 26 hit the Washington airwaves on October 2, 1961, when station manager George Baker introduced viewers to WETA's inaugural broadcast, The New Era.

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WETA is made strong by a highly qualified, diverse and talented staff who are vital to WETA’s future. Interested in joining our team? Check out our current job openings.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about WETA Television, Classical WETA radio, or anything else we do? We have answers!

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Map and Directions

WETA's offices and studios are located in two buildings in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C.

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