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Jan 27, 2021
Cindy Putman of Central Tennessee PBS Receives Bobbi English Champion for Children Award
January 27, 2021 -- Cindy Putman, Ready To Learn Project Manager at WCTE Central Tennessee PBS in Cookeville, Tennessee, was named recipient of the 2021 Bobbi English Champion for Children Award from Sesame Workshop, PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). The award, recognizing...
Feb 26, 2020
CPB Presents American Graduate Champion Award to Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi
Congressman is introducing bipartisan legislation creating a grant program for educational media to prepare young people for the 21st century workforce.
Nov 07, 2019
Former United States Senator David Pryor to Receive Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Lifetime Achievement Award
CPB recognizes Pryor as champion of public media’s trusted independent journalism, diversity and innovation, children’s educational content, and local storytelling
Jul 26, 2019
Latino Media Awards Gala to Honor Corporation For Public Broadcasting
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) will honor CPB with the Lisa Quiroz Award for its commitment to diversity.
Mar 19, 2019
CPB Honors WUFT and Florida Public Radio Emergency Network with Community Lifeline Award
(WASHINGTON, DC) March 19, 2019—The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today presented the Community Lifeline Award to WUFT-TV/FM (WUFT) and the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network (FPREN) during a meeting of the CPB Board of Directors. The award recognizes public media stations providing...
Feb 25, 2019
CPB to Present Thought Leader Award to Congressman Ben Ray Luján
The award honors American leaders who affirm the essential services that public media provides to citizens in areas of education, journalism and the arts.
Oct 22, 2018
NFCB Receives CPB Grant to Strengthen Service in Rural Areas
10 public radio stations serving rural communities will take part in NFCB’s “Community Counts” initiative.
May 08, 2018
CPB funds Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
“Through the Jacquie Jones Scholarship Fund CPB will be encouraging a new generation of storytellers inspired by Jacquie’s work to be brave, creative and innovative,” said CPB President and CEO Patricia Harrison.
Nov 07, 2017
PBS to Honor Tony Bennett in Music Special With Star-Studded Performances From Michael Buble, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Vanessa Williams and Many More, Hosted by Bruce Willis
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA Washington, D.C., today announced the talent and broadcast plans for “Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song,” a PBS music special honoring Tony Bennett’s receipt of the Library of Congress...
Oct 13, 2017
Two Top Prizes for Localore: Finding America at ONA 2017
BOSTON (October 12, 2017) -- The Online News Association (ONA) recognized two small public radio newsrooms for excellence in reporting for work produced with AIR (Association of Independents in Radio) through its Localore: Finding America initiative. The awards were announced in Washington, D.C.,...
Jun 06, 2017
CPB President and CEO Patricia Harrison Honored for Lifetime of Service by David Lynch Foundation
(Washington, D.C. June 6, 2017) – The Center for Health and Wellness of the David Lynch Foundation honored CPB’s President and CEO Patricia Harrison with the “Lifetime of Service to the Public Good Award,” at a star-studded event supporting veterans and at-risk youth.
The Center for Health and...
Mar 01, 2017
CPB Honors Public Media Leaders for Building a Civil Society
PBS’s Paula Kerger, NPR’s Jarl Mohn and APTS’s Patrick Butler Receive Awards