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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.,...
Sep 26, 2017
CPB Awards Grant to NPR to Help Public Radio Stations Improve Emergency Messaging
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 26, 2017) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded a $419,000 grant to NPR, manager of the Public Radio Satellite System (PRSS), to help public radio stations in “Tornado Alley” improve and expand their local emergency-messaging capabilities on mobile...
Sep 08, 2017
CPB Awards $3.3 Million to Five New Journalism Collaborations
Washington, D.C. (September 13, 2017) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is awarding $3.3 million to five regional journalism collaborations to promote local news coverage and newsgathering efficiency. The grants will help a total of 23 public media stations coordinate news services as well...
Sep 07, 2017
American Graduate Day 2017 Highlights Student Pathways to Career Success and Workforce Development Opportunities on PBS Stations October 14, 2017
September 8, 2017, New York, NY – Broadcast live from Tisch WNET Studios in NYC on public television stations across the country, and streaming on americangraduate.org, the 6th annual American Graduate Day on October 14, 2017 2-6PM ET (check local listings) will examine the vital role mentorship...
Sep 01, 2017
CPB to Provide Emergency Grants to Areas Devastated by Hurricane Harvey
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 1, 2017) – The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced that it will provide up to $500,000 in emergency funds to public television and radio stations in areas of Texas and Louisiana devastated by Hurricane Harvey. These grants will help stations...
Jun 21, 2017
CPB Awards Grant to Drive Diversity in News Coverage, Audiences and Staff
St. Louis Public Radio, KCUR-Kansas City, WNPR-Hartford, Oregon Public Broadcasting Join Forces
May 22, 2017
Statement from CPB on the President’s FY 2018 Budget Proposal Eliminating Funding for Public Media
Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), made the following statement regarding the President’s proposed FY 2018 budget that would rescind all FY 2019 funding for public media ($445 million) and all but $30.45 million in FY 2018 that would be designated...
May 04, 2017
CPB Statement on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017
Comment from Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Mar 14, 2017
Statement from CPB on the President’s Budget Proposal Eliminating Funding for Public Media
From President and CEO Patricia Harrison
Mar 13, 2017
Statement of Patricia de Stacy Harrison President and CEO, Corporation for Public Broadcasting Before the Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies, House Committee on Appropriations
Chairman Cole, Ranking Member DeLauro, and distinguished members of the subcommittee, thank you for allowing me to submit this testimony on behalf of America’s public media service—public television and public radio—on-air, online and in the community. The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB...
Jan 13, 2017
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Presents Exclusive U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, February 21 on PBS
(PASADENA – January 17, 2017) Distinctly referred to as “a redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) led a prolific life. As a singer, dancer, activist, poet and writer, she inspired generations with lyrical modern African-American thought...
Dec 14, 2016
PBS KIDS Premieres Splash and Bubbles 'One Big Ocean' Movie January 16
PBS KIDS’ newest series invites children to “Dive in!” to the fascinating world of ocean science while building important social-emotional skills