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Jul 09, 2018
CPB Awards New York Public Radio $200,000 to Support Women in Podcasting
CHICAGO (July 11, 2018) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded a $200,000 grant to New York Public Radio (WNYC) for its Women’s Voices Initiative and its signature event, Werk It: A Women’s Podcasting Festival. The grant was announced today at the Public Media Development and...
Jul 09, 2018
CPB Funds PRX Public Media Podcasting Development Project
CHICAGO (July 11, 2018) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded PRX $1.5 million to fund a second round of Project Catapult, the podcasting development project that identifies and develops new talent while building public media’s capacity to create content across platforms. The grant...
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...
Jul 28, 2017
PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW
Beverly Hills, CA, July 30, 2017 – Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS KIDS announced that this fall, the star of the classic series FETCH! WITH RUFF RUFFMAN returns in THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW, an all-new short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn...
Sep 21, 2016
PRX Announces Catapult Podcast Development Initiative for Stations
Corporation for Public Broadcasting provides $1M grant to help stations develop new media capacity
Jun 15, 2016
New PBS KIDS 'Measure Up!' App Encourages Kids and Parents to Play and Learn Together
Free app builds measurement skills and includes a companion app for parents and caregivers to support learning
Jan 15, 2016
PBS KIDS Unveils Sneak Peek of New Series Ready Jet Go! on Digital Platforms Ahead of February Broadcast Premiere
Today, PBS KIDS debuted full-length streaming video content and digital games from its newest multiplatform media property READY JET GO!.
Oct 27, 2015
American Archive of Public Broadcasting Launches Online Reading Room Making Historical Public Media Content Available to the Public
In conjunction with UNESCO World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, WGBH and the Library of Congress are pleased to announce the launch of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Online Reading Room.
Dec 10, 2014
CPB and PBS Increase Commitment to Providing Educational Television and Digital Media Resources for Children, Parents and Educators
At the White House Summit on Early Learning, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS highlighted public media’s commitment to support early learning through high-quality educational media and digital learning tools for preschool children, educators and parents.
Oct 31, 2014
CPB Awards Grants for American Graduate Digital Video Projects
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded three $15,000 grants to the recipients of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) World Channel American Graduate Digital Video Project.
May 15, 2014
Public Media Stations Announce Plans for New Music Discovery Video Platform
A $750,000 grant will fund a historic collaboration among five public media stations to build a new, national, online music video showcase featuring exclusive live performances of new and emerging bands.