Annual Audit Results

Thanks to your support, SOPTV brings you “the best television, on television.” We appreciate your ongoing support, which gives SOPTV the resources to purchase programming from PBS and other distributors and to maintain our extensive network of translators throughout Southern … Continued

Generous Supporters Make SOPTV Possible

SOPTV is available to all in Southern Oregon with a television or online access.
Annual membership support, underwriting, and contributions from generous donors help SOPTV obtain and pay for our share of the national program service, as well as special acquisitions … Continued


It’s been quite a summer as we prepare for the fall season of “TV Worth Watching” on SOPTV I wanted to share the list of award-winning programs you helped support last year.

44 (!) News & Documentary Emmy Nominations including The … Continued

Learn More With PBS

For nearly 50 years, SOPTV and public stations throughout the United States have provided trusted programming and content for viewers and for supporting teachers in the classroom.
PBS was founded to use the power of media to educate, engage, and inspire … Continued


Next month, on Tuesday, June 5th, SOPTV will pay tribute to our veterans with a special recognition event at the Medford Armory. The community is welcome to attend the recognition event, but please be sure to RSVP at or … Continued


This month SOPTV has its biggest membership drive ofthe year, beginning on March 3. You can see the tribute to the Beatles’ George Harrison in Concert for George on March 3, take a look back at the 50th anniversary of … Continued


Ann Curry is no stranger to southern Oregon viewers. Ann, who graduated from Ashland High School, earned her B.A. degree in Journalism at the University of Oregon and returned home to the Rogue Valley to start her career at KTVL … Continued

The Vietnam War

This month, SOPTV features Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s 10-part, 18-hour documentary series: The Vietnam War. Ten years in the making, Vietnam tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. The … Continued

Your Local Support Is Important to Us 

Dear Friends,
As I write this month’s column, we just recently completed our June membership drive — the final pledge drive of our fiscal year. If you renewed your membership or sent an additional gift during our year-end campaign, thank you! We … Continued