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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,...
Mar 22, 2018
CPB Statement on the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018
Washington, DC (March 23, 2018) -- Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), made the following statement.
“Today, the U.S. Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which provides $445 million for CPB’s FY 2020 advance appropriation...
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 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.
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...