About Almanac North
In-Depth Discussion on Local Issues for over 25 Years
Almanac North is your source for in-depth conversations around issues and events that affect our region, led by hosts Julie Zenner and Dennis Anderson. Every week we invite business leaders, educators, politicians and local experts to share their knowledge with you, our viewer.
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Sundays at 10:30am
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Saturdays at 5pm
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On Friday, November 22 we'll welcome staff from Lake Superior College to discuss “The Inside Out Prison Exchange Program”.
If you're interested in this topic, also tune in Monday November 25 and Tuesday November 26 at 8pm on PBS North for College Behind Bars, a four-hour documentary produced by Ken Burns that explores the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees – and a chance at new beginnings – from one of the country’s most rigorous prison education programs.
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Julie Zenner is a seasoned veteran of Almanac North and has co-hosted the program since 1993. Zenner comes from a solid news background in producing and reporting including producing a number of mini-documentaries for WDSE•WRPT's Album series.
Dennis Anderson, our region’s longest-tenured newsman, joined Almanac North in 2011 after retiring as the news anchor at WDIO/WIRT. Denny has been working for more than 50 years as a broadcast journalist. Anderson and Zenner bring their unmatched years of experience and knowledge to bear on every issue discussed on Almanac North.
Producer Greg Grell has been in the news business for over 30 years. Hired by WDSE•WRPT in 1992 to launch Almanac North, Greg's tenure as producer spans 3 decades and brings continuity to the weekly public affairs program. The addition of Anderson to Almanac North is a reunion of former co-workers; Grell produced newscasts for Anderson from 1985 to 1992 at WDIO/WIRT.