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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...
Mar 01, 2016
CPB Awards $4.4 Million to Fund Eight Journalism Collaborations
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded more than $4.4 million to 46 public media stations in the past six months to support increased news coverage across the country.
Jan 27, 2016
CPB Awards $659,000 News Collaboration Grant to Three Detroit Public Media Organizations
CPB awarded more than $659,000 to public media organizations in Michigan to fund the Detroit Journalism Cooperative, an initiative focused on community life and the city’s future after bankruptcy.
Nov 16, 2015
CPB Awards Grant to Four Arkansas Public Radio Stations to Form News Collaboration
$278,300 grant will allow four Arkansas public radio stations to establish Natural State News, a statewide multimedia journalism collaboration based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Aug 06, 2015
CPB Awards Grant for Creation of Texas Station Collaborative
Led by KERA (Dallas-Fort Worth), the statewide collaboration received a two-year grant totaling $750,000. It includes KUT (Austin), Texas Public Radio (San Antonio) and Houston Public Media as partners.
Feb 10, 2015
CPB Funds Four Radio News Partnerships
The Diverse Perspectives: Enhancing the Diversity, Capacity and Quality of Local and National News is part of CPB's ongoing effort to expand coverage of local, regional, and national issues by promoting collaboration among producing stations.
Sep 22, 2014
Youth Speaks Announces American Graduate Raise Up Winners
Youth Speaks today announced the winners of the RAISE UP project, an online hip-hop and spoken word competition.
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.
Mar 31, 2014
Youth Speaks Launches “RAISE UP,” A Public Media Spoken Word & Hip Hop Contest and Radio Special In Partnership with The Kennedy Center
Nationwide contest to use the power of spoken word and hip hop to foster discussion among a diverse group of young people about their education and future aspirations.
Jan 14, 2014
CPB Funds New Local Journalism Center in Pennsylvania
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded a $1.5 million grant for the creation of a new multimedia local journalism center (LJC), Keystone Crossroads.
Dec 17, 2013
CPB Funds New Local Journalism Center
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded a $1.4 million grant for the creation of a new, multimedia local journalism center, The Energy LJC, that will focus on energy issues.