Washington Week, one of America’s longest-running public affairs programs, is sounding hip thanks to a jazzy new music package from Stephen Arnold Music.
“It was a privilege working with WETA/PBS to carry out their vision of updating the sonic brand of such an iconic and venerable program, and musically relaying the show’s unique ability to cover serious topics in an intelligent and lively fashion,” said Chad Cook from Stephen Arnold Music.
Washington Week, which is moderated by Robert Costa, has long been lauded for its non-partisan approach to journalism.
Produced by PBS and WETA Washington, Washington Week has aired on PBS since 1967.
The Stephen Arnold Music team collaborated closely with WETA/PBS on their clear vision for the sound’s direction, which accompanies an updated set and graphics package.
The result is music that expresses the program’s journalistic integrity and mission with a modern, energetic, clean and forward-looking sensibility.
The music package themes combine orchestral Americana with a driving jazz feel, utilizing an agile arrangement of keys, strings, horns, timpani, and effected drums.