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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 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...
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
Oct 05, 2016
PRSS Wins CPB Grant to Provide Metadata For California Disaster Simulation in October
6 stations will add digital information to earthquake preparedness drill
Sep 20, 2016
CPB Awards Grant to Honor NPR Journalists Killed in Afghanistan
Provides Lead Gift for David Gilkey and Zabihullah Tamanna Memorial Fund for International Coverage and Photojournalism
Oct 01, 2015
CPB Comment on IG Report RE Public Media Platform, Inc.
Public Media Platform, Inc. (PMP), a non-profit organization, was created by five major public media organizations (NPR, PBS, American Public Media (APM), Public Radio International (PRI) and Public Radio Exchange (PRX)) to develop and operate a system to publish and distribute digital media.
Jul 07, 2015
CPB Presents Edward R. Murrow Award to NPR's David Gilkey and Ofeibea Quist-Arcton
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) honors two journalists with the Edward R. Murrow Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to public radio and honors individuals whose work has fostered the growth, quality and positive image of public radio.
Jan 08, 2015
Statement by Pat Harrison Announcing Grants to FRONTLINE, NPR's International Coverage, PBS NewsHour, and PRI's The World
To honor the murdered journalists of Charlie Hebdo and in support of freedom of the press and freedom of expression, CPB has announced a total of $7.5 million to support four of public media’s flagship journalism enterprises - FRONTLINE, NPR’s International Coverage, PBS NewsHour, and PRI’s The...
Oct 02, 2014
CPB Awards Grant to NPR for International News Coverage
The one year grant will help fund direct costs associated with the creation of content and the operation of NPR's 17 foreign news bureaus.
Aug 02, 2012
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Announces a $1.5 Million Grant to NPR to Expand its Coverage of a Diverse America
New journalism initiative will help significantly strengthen public media’s capacity to cover topics and issues related to underserved and un-served communities.
Mar 27, 2012
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Awards Grant to NPR for Foreign News Coverage
The $500,000 grant to NPR will support continued foreign news reporting from some of the world’s most challenging regions in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
Oct 03, 2011
CPB Congratulates Knell in New Role As Head of NPR
CPB's President and CEO Patricia Harrison congratulates Gary Knell on being named president and CEO of NPR.