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Feb 28, 2018
PBS Launches New Weekly Public Affairs Show Co-hosted by Columnist Michael Gerson and Political Commentator Amy Holmes
"In Principle" will premiere on PBS Friday, April 13 at 8:30 p.m. ET (check local listings)
Feb 22, 2018
CPB Board of Directors to Meet Telephonically on Friday, March 2, 2018
The CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Friday, March 2, 2018 from 12:30 – 3:15 pm ET.
Feb 20, 2018
CPB and Chef Lidia Bastianich Honor American Veterans at Public Media Summit
CPB will host a discussion with American veterans who farm and care for those in their communities during a discussion with PBS Chef Lidia Bastianich at the APTS Public Media Summit on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
Feb 09, 2018
Statement from CPB on the President’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal Eliminating Funding for Public Media
Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), made the following statement regarding the President’s proposed FY 2019 budget, which would rescind all but $15 million of each FY 2019 and FY 2020 funding for public media.
Jan 29, 2018
CPB Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee to Meet Telephonically on February 5, 2018
The Audit and Finance Committee of the CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Monday, February 5, 2018, from 1:30 – 3:00 pm ET. On the draft agenda:
Jan 23, 2018
CPB Awards $3.7 Million in American Graduate: Getting to Work Grants to 19 Public Media Stations
Washington, D.C. (January 23, 2018) —The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced grants of $3.7 million to 19 public media stations for the American Graduate: Getting to Work initiative to help advance education and career readiness in their communities. The stations will work...
Jan 19, 2018
CPB Announces $500,000 in Education Innovation Planning Grants for Public Media Stations
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 22, 2018) – To help spur innovation in public media education content and services, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) will offer $500,000 in grants to help up to 50 public media stations explore innovative education programs or initiatives.
Jan 18, 2018
CPB Awards Partnership Planning Grants to 35 Public TV Stations
(WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 7, 2018) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has awarded $177,697 in planning grants to 35 public television stations to connect new PBS KIDS science and literacy resources to the highest need children in their communities.
Jan 17, 2018
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Launches Season 32 With "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart"
On March 11, 1959, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway and changed the face of American theater forever. As the first-ever black woman to author a play performed on Broadway, she did not shy away from richly drawn characters and unprecedented subject matter. The play...
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