The Cities with Jim Mertens

The Cities with Jim Mertens

The Cities focuses on issues facing communities around the Quad Cities metropolitan area.

The Cities, WQPT's weekly public affairs program hosted by Jim Mertens focuses on the issues facing the communities of western Illinois and eastern Iowa. The Cities also explores topics of national importance. Guests discuss a variety of topics with a unique and local focus along with our community calendar (Out and About), which promotes events, exhibits and other activities happening in the Quad

The Cities with Jim Mertens is a local public television program presented by WQPT PBS.

The Cities is proudly funded by Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home & Crematory.