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About WSRE

WSRE is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member station, locally owned and licensed to the Pensacola State College District Board of Trustees. Since 1967, WSRE has served Emerald Coast communities with informative, educational and entertaining programs and services.

Located in Pensacola, Florida, WSRE covers a viewing area of 1.5 million people, from the Alabama/Mississippi state line to Destin, with four channels: the signature channel WSRE (23.1); WSRE World (23.2); WSRE Create (23.3) and WSRE PBS KIDS (23.4).

WSRE produces, acquires and distributes programs that address local interests and reflect the diverse cultural, political, geographic and demographic characteristics of the coverage area, and WSRE connects teachers, parents, caregivers and children to trusted PBS KIDS and PBS LearningMedia educational resources.

In support of WSRE’s public service projects furthering education, public safety and civic leadership, the station receives public funding from both federal and state governments through the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

WSRE greatly relies on additional support from individual members and corporate funders for programs, production and capital required to fulfill the station’s mission.

Generous support from local funders helps situate WSRE to keep ahead of advancements in broadcast technology, ensuring the delivery of trusted media that educates, inspires, entertains and expresses a diversity of perspectives.

WSRE public media positively impacts communities through education, entertainment and engagement.

Recognized, utilized and supported by the communities WSRE serves.


Available to all over-the-air, digitally and in community partnerships.

Reflective of our audience, expressing diversity of perspectives.

Committed to continuous improvement.

Measured in fulfillment of our essential public service mission.

Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, genetic identity, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Diversity at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, FL 32504.