Business and Media Strategy Consultant

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The consultant must have extensive experience with the public television system, including the following:

• Digital technology – experience with digital product and business development.
• Business models – experience assessing, analyzing, and implementing nascent business strategies.
• Station strategy and operations – experience with strategic planning and tactical operations in public media.
• Public policy – experience with policy development, review and implementation.


March 24, 2017

Request for Proposals

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (“CPB”), System Development and Media Strategy (MSTRA) is seeking a consultant to provide counsel and assistance on the issues facing the public television system, including the impact of the spectrum auction on system composition and public policy, changes in consumer behavior and content delivery technology, and evolving business strategies in a digital environment.

The consultant will assist CPB in identifying research gaps, and developing potential grant programs focusing on: technology, digital and broadcast infrastructure, digital behavior and models, and new business models.

The term of the agreement is expected to be for up to one year, beginning upon execution of this agreement. The monthly hours on engagement will not exceed 60. The consultant(s) must be available to begin working as early as March 27, 2017. The contract will be renewable for two additional six-month terms at CPB’s sole discretion.

Please download the Request for Proposals below for detailed information, including application requirements.
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