Get Involved and Have Fun
If you like volunteering, Public Television and meeting people– you'll love being a WQPT/PBS Ambassador.
This fun and rewarding experience offers regional college students hands-on experience by representing WQPT. Since 2004, the WQPT/PBS Ambassador program has provided more than 100 students hands-on experience in the fields of marketing, public affairs, event planning and much more. This invaluable opportunity allows students to gain real world experience while representing one of America's must trusted brands—Public Television.
Ambassadors are a highly trained extension of the WQPT volunteer force. Students have fun engaging with the public in a variety of settings like Imagination Station and other station events and activities. Apply today
Students Just Like You
The majority of WQPT/PBS Ambassadors have been students from these regional colleges and universities: Augustana College, Black Hawk College, Illinois College, Illinois State University, Kaplan University, Northern Illinois University, Scott Community College, St. Ambrose University, University of Iowa, Monmouth College and Western Illinois University.
Pictured above Front Left: Cody Hageman(1), Iame Rea(2), Kasey Fish(1), Grace Brasel(3) and Christopher Black(4). Back Left: John McAfoos(1), Rich Yerington(1), Lauren Tague(5), Kathryn Reed(5), Remona Laing(6) and Nicolas Riojas(3). Not Pictured: Alexandra Lenger(7) and Katherine Williams(6).
The application deadline was Friday, May 1, 2015 for the 2015-16 academic year. Applications will be accepted in the spring of 2016 for the 2016-17 academic year.