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Sep 28, 2018
CPB Statement on Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act of 2019
Washington, DC (September 28, 2018) -- Today, the President signed the Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act and Continuing Appropriations Act of 2019, which includes $445 million in FY 2021 for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)....
Sep 26, 2018
StoryCorps Announces One Small Step, a Major New Initiative to Reclaim America’s Civil Discourse
The Largest Collection of Human Voices in History Now Applies Its Belief in the Power of Listening to Connect Americans of Opposing Viewpoints
Sep 20, 2018
CPB Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee to Meet Telephonically on October 1, 2018
The Audit and Finance Committee of the CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Monday, October 1 from 2-4 pm ET. On the draft agenda:
Sep 20, 2018
WBUR's BizLab Launches Open Call to Conduct Revenue Experiments for Sustainability in the Digital Age
BOSTON (October 1, 2018) - WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, is pleased to announce that its innovation initiative, BizLab, has launched an open call to public media stations interested in designing and conducting revenue experiments for public radio in the digital age. Six public radio stations...
Sep 07, 2018
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Statement on Public Media Leader Susan Howarth
WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 7, 2018) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting remembered Susan Howarth, WEDU President and CEO, who died on September 5 after battling cancer.
Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) issued the following statement:
Sep 06, 2018
New PBS Series to Film in Southwest Florida
FORT MYERS, FLA., Sept. 11, 2018 – WGCU in Fort Myers will anchor a Southwest Florida episode of the new public television series Family Pictures USA, showcasing neighborhoods and cities using local residents’ photo albums. Hosted by artist and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris, and with major support...
Sep 04, 2018
Co-producers WORLD Channel and American Documentary announce the U.S. broadcast premiere of PERSONAL STATEMENT on WORLD and PBS Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 8 p.m.
CPB-supported film follows three inspirational teens in Brooklyn who take it upon themselves to make a difference by becoming peer college counselors in their schools.
Aug 17, 2018
CPB Board of Directors to Hold Special Telephonic Meeting on August 27, 2018
The CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Monday, August 27, from 2:00 – 3:30 pm ET. The following executive session topics will be discussed: Report on Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiative and Resolution; Committee Chair Report; and an Update on CPB Office Space and...
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.
Aug 13, 2018
Black Public Media Announces Call for Applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund
NEW YORK (August 13, 2018)—Black Public Media (BPM) today announced a call for applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund (JJMSF). Established with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the $300,000 scholarship fund is inspired by the life and work of...
Aug 03, 2018
CPB Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee to Meet Telephonically on August 13, 2018
The Audit and Finance Committee of the CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically.
Jul 30, 2018
PBS Announces "Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History"
BEVERLY HILLS, CA; July 30, 2018 — Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS announced Ken Burns Presents The Gene: An Intimate History, a new three-hour documentary executive produced by Ken Burns, will premiere over three nights in Spring 2020 on PBS. Pulitzer Prize-winning...