Campus News

TV station debuts two new programs during fall semester

WUGA-TV has launched two new television programs this fall.

Unscripted, a 30-minute interview show, features conversations with distinguished guests visiting the university. The show’s host is Alan Flurry, an editor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. 

Filmed at various locations on the campus and in Athens, Unscripted features dignitaries, lecturers, artists, scholars and newsmakers. Upcoming guests include filmmaker Sterlin Harjo, actor and UGA alumnus Fred Newman, poet Anne Waldman, Duke University history professor Peter Wood, law professor Robert Garda Jr., stage and screen veteran Brian Reddy, Pulitzer Prize winner and UGA visiting professor Cynthia Tucker, novelist and critic Charles McNair, educator and national children’s success advocate Paul Tough, physics professor Francis Slakey and writer and critic Paddy Johnson.

The UGA Alumni Show is a collection of interviews with alumni, faculty, students and administrators who share personal stories and news about the university. Deborah Dietzler, executive director of the UGA Alumni Association, and Charlie McAlexander, a program coordinator at WUGA-TV, serve as hosts. Each episode  of The UGA Alumni Show also features an interview from the series “Goin’ Back: Remembering UGA,” an oral history of the university.