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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...
Jan 15, 2019
StoryCorps Announces One Small Step Communities, Expanding its Newest Initiative to Foster Conversations Across American Political Divides
Six Public Media Stations Will Provide Hubs for People to Engage in Facilitated Interviews; NPR Will Bring Stories to National Audience
Oct 24, 2018
CPB Awards Grant for ‘1A Across America’ to Engage Local Voices in National Dialogue
WAMU 88.5 Leads Two-Year Collaboration with Six Public Media Stations
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.
Aug 16, 2018
CPB Awards $1.3 Million for Public Radio Urban Alternative Initiative
Funding will support KPVU (Houston Metro), WNSB (Norfolk, VA) and KUVO (Denver) transitioning to new locally customized formats using Hip Hop and R&B.
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.