Blue Ridge PBS Service Area
Blue Ridge PBS, founded in 1967, is the sole public multimedia enterprise serving 2.5 million individuals in portions of five states.
Through our over-the-air broadcast and cable channels, the station reaches southwestern, central and southside Virginia as well as bordering counties in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and North Carolina.
As the region's storyteller, Blue Ridge PBS offers outstanding informational, educational and cultural programming, along with an award-winning local production team devoted to regional issues and interests.
Over 200,000 schoolchildren and their teachers benefit from the station's educational programs that provide a safe, trusted environment for innovative on-air and online learning.
Based in Roanoke, Va., Blue Ridge PBS is comprised of four channels: WBRA-TV 15.1, Southwest Virginia PTV 15.2, Blue Ridge PBS Kids 15.3 and Blue Ridge PBS Create 15.4.
In addition, Blue Ridge PBS has two streaming channels: Blue Ridge Streaming and Project Southwest. Project Southwest focuses on sharing the sights, sounds and stories of far Southwest Virginia with people from all over the world.