The Tri-State region is rich in vibrant stories. Telling them is WNIN's passion. Our TV production team is dedicated to preserving our past, discussing today's concerns, and helping people of all ages learn something new about the place where they live.
Beyond entertainment alone, WNIN's local programming focuses on issues that relate to making the Tri-State an even better place to live, work and raise a family.
Here are some examples of the programs WNIN Channel 9 produces:
Produced in 2018, this program features local and state experts as they discuss the various types of scams facing seniors today. In addition, the program highlights the many resources available to protect seniors and help them in the event of a scam. Watch
The history of beer in Evansville is the focus of this program as we examine the breweries and beers that were an integral part of our community from the start in the 1830’s to today’s craft brews. Watch
Evansville at War is a two-part documentary highlighting Evansville, Indiana's role in the World War II effort through the personal stories of members of our community. Produced in 2016, this special features many local personalities as they tell the stories that describe an eager and growing city that made a large impact on the war efforts with the production of planes, ships, and ammunition. Watch
Produced in 2015 and 2016, this series of ten half hours features local historical experts discussing photographs from the 20's through the 70's. Episodes include Evansville main street and riverfront, hotels and theaters, WWII and the shipyard, the 1937 flood, Mesker Park Zoo, Evansville’s automotive history, historic homes and schools, famous people and places, African American history, Breweries, and postcards. Watch
Investigate the history of one of Evansville’s signature landmarks, the third oldest ballpark in the US behind Fenway Park and Wrigley Field, and the noted location of many scenes from the 1992 Hollywood classic ‘A League of Their Own’. Produced in 2015, this hour highlights the field’s history through the personal testimonials of those most involved in its growth and popularity. Watch
Explore the nature of New Harmony, Indiana, a special community that draws artists and creative types from around the world. Tour New Harmony’s arts and culture, architecture and history. Stops featured include the Atheneum Visitors Center, The Granary, Thrall’s Opera House, Murphy Auditorium, the Workingmen’s Institute, the New Harmony Soap Company and Sara’s Harmony Way Coffee Shop and Wine Bar. Produced in 2015. Watch
What was the worst disaster in our area or the best coach? WNIN’s Top 9 counts down topics, from the least liked to the best liked as determined by a panel of community participants. Topics in the countdowns include weather disasters, barbecue restaurants, infamous crimes, basketball teams, historic buildings, news personalities, local events, football coaches, musicians, and civic leaders. Watch
This series of five half hours was produced in 2014 in conjunction with One Chick Productions and focuses on local unique kitchens. Kitchen themes include historic heritage, contemporary living, kitchens with a unique twist, dream home kitchens, and outdoor kitchens. Watch
Discover local personalities that have a story or hobby that is a little off the beaten path, including a birdhouse builder, a yarn producer, a jewelry maker, and musicians. Watch episodes of Tri-State Life. Watch