WPBT 2, full service television station broadcasting to Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and Palm Beaches areas in Florida, on local digital UHF channel 2. It is an affiliate of Public Broadcasting service. WPBT is one is the oldest public station in Florida, organized in 1953 and signing on in 1955, sharing
their facility with Dade County Board of Public Instruction's station, WTHS-TV. this continued until 1979, when Dade County chose to focus on its other station WLRN-TV, educational television.
WPBT had several break though moments in broadcasting history, including the first station in Florida with color capacity, fist to connect two continents via satellite in 1980, and it was at this station that The Nightly Business Report originated, a news show that now reaches 92 percent of all U.S. households and 120 countries worldwide.