PBS NewsHour Weekend's production of solid, reliable reporting throughout the pandemic, the 2020 Presidential Election and other national issues is what makes it one of the most trusted news programs in television.
2021 Deadline Club Award Winner
The NYC Society of Professional Journalists honored PBS NewsHour Weekend‘s segment on the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for best “National TV Spot News Reporting.”
“Comprehensive spot coverage of RBG’s death. The reporting provides a strong understanding of her life and legacy, but also provides solid context of the political ramifications of her death.” – NYC Society of Professional Journalists
PBS NewsHour Weekend broadcasts the weekend after the January 6th riots at the U.S. Capitol received more than one million YouTube views (accounting for nearly 8% of all FY21 YouTube views). For one segment, anchor Hari Sreenivasan welcomed former CBS News anchor Dan Rather to reflect on American politics.