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Oct 25, 2018
CPB Awards $1 Million for Editorial Integrity and Leadership Initiative
2-year program will build public media’s editorial capacity and strengthen editorial integrity by developing 100 leaders at the editorial level
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
CPB Expands Digital Culture Accelerator Program to Ignite Digital Growth
WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 22, 2018) The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced it is expanding the Digital Culture Accelerator initiative to help 20 public media leaders transform their stations for the digital age.
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.
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 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...
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...
Jul 12, 2018
CPB Statement on Funding Decisions by the House and Senate Appropriations Committees
Washington, DC (July 12, 2018) -- Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), made the following statement.
“Recently, the House and Senate Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2019 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies...
Jul 09, 2018
CPB Awards New York Public Radio $200,000 to Support Women in Podcasting
CHICAGO (July 11, 2018) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded a $200,000 grant to New York Public Radio (WNYC) for its Women’s Voices Initiative and its signature event, Werk It: A Women’s Podcasting Festival. The grant was announced today at the Public Media Development and...
Jul 09, 2018
CPB Funds PRX Public Media Podcasting Development Project
CHICAGO (July 11, 2018) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has awarded PRX $1.5 million to fund a second round of Project Catapult, the podcasting development project that identifies and develops new talent while building public media’s capacity to create content across platforms. The grant...
May 10, 2018
PBS and OZY Media Announce the Premiere of a New Primetime Documentary Series, 'Breaking Big,' Airing This Summer on PBS Stations
ARLINGTON, Va., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (May 9, 2018) — PBS and OZY Media announced today that the third primetime television show from OZY Media, BREAKING BIG, will premiere Friday, June 15, 2018, 8:30-9:00 p.m. ET on PBS stations nationwide. BREAKING BIG, a 12-episode documentary series,...