‘Your DNA Secrets Revealed’ airing Dec. 6 on Arkansas PBS explains the power of genetic code


Understanding to aid in more informed health choices

CONWAY, Ark. (Arkansas PBS) — “Your DNA Secrets Revealed,” a new special airing on Arkansas PBS Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m., uncovers the science behind DNA and reveals the role that genetics plays in peoples’ lives. Hosted by author, educator and genetic genealogist Diahan Southard, the program will help viewers understand how the secrets of their future might lie in their past – and why genealogical study is critical.

With the latest technology, putting genealogy and the science of DNA together can help everyone chart a better path forward. Interviews with noted genealogists, biologists and researchers show the impact of understanding genetics for everyone.

“Your DNA Secrets Revealed” shares transformative stories of individuals who discovered surprising results from testing their DNA – and reveals how those results helped them make smarter, more informed choices about their health and well-being.

Southard has 20+ years of genetic genealogy experience, teaches internationally, writes for popular magazines, authored Your DNA Guide–The Book, and produces Your DNA Guide–the Academy, an online learning experience.

About Arkansas PBS

Arkansas PBS, Arkansas’s only statewide public media network, empowers learners of all ages by educating, informing, entertaining and inspiring communities. Arkansas PBS serves as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans by creating, sharing, celebrating and driving conversation around Arkansas stories and classic, trusted PBS programs through multiple digital platforms, including livestreaming at myarpbs.org/watch, on-demand services and YouTube TV, and the distinct channels Arkansas PBS, Arkansas PBS Create, Arkansas PBS KIDS, Arkansas PBS WORLD and Arkansas PBS AIRS on SAP. Members with Arkansas PBS Passport have extended on-demand access to a rich library of public television programming. Arkansas PBS depends on the generosity of Arkansans and the State of Arkansas to continue offering quality programming. Additional information is available at myarkansaspbs.org. Arkansas PBS is broadcast on KETS (Little Rock), KEMV (Mountain View), KETG (Arkadelphia), KAFT (Fayetteville), KTEJ (Jonesboro), KETZ (El Dorado), KETS (Lee Mountain), KETS (Forrest City) and KETS (Gaither).