Digital Culture Accelerator

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Any qualified person or entity may apply.


October 17, 2016

Request for Proposals

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of a consultant(s) (Consultant) to work with three public media chief executive officers and assist them in accelerating their efforts to transform their organizations from traditional linear broadcast operations to multiplatform organizations prepared to thrive in the digital era.

CPB is looking for a Consultant that will serve as a valued and trusted partner of the three CEOs over a six-month period. The CEOs will depend on the Consultant’s expertise and guidance to transform their decision making processes, their organization’s culture, and how they respond to audience and community needs and expectations in the digital era.

CPB also expects the Consultant to propose an approach to accelerating the digital transformation of public media that can be scaled to serve a variety of noncommercial television and radio stations and organizations. The Consultant will develop and document methodologies and best practices that will serve as a guide to digital transformation for all public media stations.

The contract term will extend for a period of eight months. During the initial two months Consultant will work closely with CPB to develop criteria and help select the three public media organizations for this project. During the remaining six months, Consultant will focus on directly working with chosen organizations and their CEOs.

The Consultant must have strong knowledge and experience in digital and broadcast media and in the digital transformation of legacy media organizations and/or building digital media organizations.

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