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Nov 28, 2017
Public Media Thought Leader Forum Opens 2018 NETA Conference
Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2018) - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting announced today its sponsorship, in collaboration with the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA), of the first Public Media Thought Leader Forum on the opening day of the 2018 NETA Conference,...
Nov 08, 2017
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Series Launches its First Web Series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman
(NEW YORK – November 8, 2017) Today, American Masters, THIRTEEN’s 28-time Emmy-winning arts and culture documentary series on PBS, launched its first web series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman. The six-part web series features inspiring influencers:
Tracy Clayton (available now),...
Nov 07, 2017
American Public Media Receives $1.5 Million from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to Launch New Investigative Journalism Initiative
Partners include Public Radio Stations in Los Angeles, New York City, Atlanta and Kansas City
Nov 07, 2017
PBS to Honor Tony Bennett in Music Special With Star-Studded Performances From Michael Buble, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Vanessa Williams and Many More, Hosted by Bruce Willis
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA Washington, D.C., today announced the talent and broadcast plans for “Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song,” a PBS music special honoring Tony Bennett’s receipt of the Library of Congress...
Nov 03, 2017
CPB Board of Directors to Meet on November 13, 2017
The CPB Board of Directors will meet in Washington, D.C., on Monday, November 13, 2017, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Eastern Time.
On the draft agenda:
Nov 01, 2017
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour with Public Media Stations for 'Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities'
(NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2017) – Firelight Films, the award-winning production company committed to making films about pivotal events, movements and people in American history, is partnering with public media stations to present the latest film from Stanley Nelson, the pre-eminent storyteller of the...
Oct 18, 2017
CPB Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee and Executive Compensation Committee to Meet Telephonically
The following committees of the CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically:
Audit & Finance – Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 1:00 – 1:30 pm ET re: minutes and confidential, personnel matters (executive session).
Executive Compensation - Monday, November 6, 2017 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm ET...
Oct 17, 2017
CPB Commits $5.6 Million to Enhance PBS KIDS Digital Learning Experiences for Children
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 17, 2017) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded PBS KIDS a $5.6 million grant for digital innovation, which will help fund the creation of integrated video-and-game experiences for children, experimentation with short-form video and community engagement...
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.,...
Oct 02, 2017
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Board of Directors Re-Elects Lori Gilbert as Chair and Bruce Ramer as Vice-Chair
Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2017) — The Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the steward of the federal government’s investment in public broadcasting, today unanimously elected Lori Gilbert and Bruce Ramer to serve a second one-year term as chair and vice chair,...
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 25, 2017
CPB Board of Directors to Meet on October 2-3, 2017
The CPB Board of Directors will hold its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Monday, October 2, 2017, from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm, and Tuesday, October 3, 2017, from 9:00 am – 12:15 pm.