Beth Jacobs Named CPB Digital Strategies VP

The digital media executive will help accelerate cultural transformation, innovation and content creation throughout the public media system.

Public TV Opposes Sale Of EBS Spectrum

Representatives of noncommercial stations tell FCC officials that allowing sales of the educational spectrum could create a “hostile leasing environment.”

Trump Takes Aim At Public Media Once Again

President Trump has once again recommended phasing out federal funding for noncommercial TV and radio — comprising about 15% of noncom’s total budget — but if recent past is any guide, he does not have enough support in Congress on either side of the aisle. The phase-out was part of the President’s budget, submitted to Congress last week.

U.S. Senate Confirms Three To CPB Board

The United States Senate has confirmed the nominations of Janice Miriam Hellreich and Robert A. Mandell and the renomination of Bruce Ramer to the board of directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Hellreich, of Kailua, Hawaii, is a speech language pathologist who founded the first speech and language therapy program at Taipei American School […]

‘PBS NewsHour’ Launches West Coast Bureau


KLVX Las Vegas Aims To Save Residents’ Photos

APTS Honors Sen. Susan Collins

America’s Public Television Stations celebrates the senior U.S. senator from Maine with the group’s Champion of Public Broadcasting Award, citing her longtime support for federal funding for public media.

Butler: CPB Funding Request Will Grow By $50M

‘PBS NewsHour’ Adds Foreign Affairs Producer

Knight Doubling Spending To Boost Local News

The Knight Foundation says it will invest $300 million in local journalism over the next five years. Among the beneficiaries are the American Journalism Project, which provides grants to local nonprofit news organizations; the investigative site ProPublica; Report for America, a service organization that pays for the hiring of local journalists; and PBS’s Frontline, the documentary program that’s making its first foray into local news.