Popular public television series Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire is back this spring with 13 new episodes just in time for the summer grilling season. Steven Raichlen’s Project Fire comes from the same production team that brought viewers Steven Raichlen’s Project Smoke and Primal Grill. The series is a co-production of Maryland Public Television, Barbacoa Inc. and Resolution Pictures. Steven Raichlen returns to […]
Sports announcer Jim Hunter, most recently with the Baltimore Orioles of Major League Baseball, has joined the talent lineup at Maryland Public Television (MPT). In his new role, he will serve as a host of local pledge productions, provide narration and voice-over services, and will be featured as part of the MPT team representing the statewide public TV […]
The MPT Foundation has appointed Alfred R. Berkeley III to its volunteer board of directors. The MPT Foundation is the 501(c) (3) fundraising affiliate of Maryland Public Television. It comprises approximately two dozen members drawn from Maryland business, civic and cultural communities to assist MPT in securing private contributions and foundation grants. Berkeley is chairman […]
He is responsible for a team of four, managing all of six of the Maryland Public Television broadcast facilities and transmission tower sites across the state.
At a time when many public broadcasters are being told to reduce their dependence on public money and find new forms of revenue through new subscriptions and grants, Maryland Public Television could be getting more money from the state of Maryland under a pending bill.
In a plan that Maryland Public Television President Larry D. Unger estimates will save the broadcaster more than $2 million during the next five years, MPT will outsource the function of master control to Public Media Management, a partnership between Boston’s WGBH and Sony Electronics.
The FCC’s Media Bureau has proposed a $20,000 fine against Maryland Public Television for alleged violations of the agency’s equal opportunity employment rules and “false” reporting to the FCC about the alleged infractions.