is a PBS
member television station
in Reno, Nevada
, broadcasting locally on channel 5. Founded April 19
, the station is owned by Channel 5 Public Broadcasting, Inc, a community licensee.
KNPB began broadcasting on September 29, 1983, with the first program being "Sesame Street
." The station's studio's and offices were located in the College of Education building on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno
. Prior to 1983, PBS programming was made available to Reno either from the city's commercial stations (on a per-program basis) or via cable from KVIE
, the nearest PBS station available.
In the early 90's, KNPB moved into current facility built at 1670 North Virginia Street, also on the university campus.
KNPB Online went active on September 29, 1997.
- A Gathering of Gamblers
- A Gathering of Governors
- A Gathering of Speakers
- Art Beat
- Book Talk
- Capitol Issues
- Dream Deceivers: The Story Behind James Vance Vs. Judas Priest
- Corporate Quiz
- Great Expectations
- High School Academic Challenge
- House With A History
- Kitchen Coach
- Lights, Camera, Auction
- Open Line
- Teen Driving Minutes
- The Nevada Experience
- Wild Nevada
The station's digital channel is multiplexed:
In 2009, KNPB will leave channel 5 and move to channel 15 when the analog to digital conversion is complete.
KNPB is rebroadcast on the following translator stations:
Digital Only Signal: