ATSC’s Richer to Receive APTS Award
America’s Public Television Stations (APTS) will hold its 2018 Public Media Summit February 26-28 in Washington. The theme of the 2018 Summit will be The Power of Public Media. The 2018 Summit will feature presentations and discussions on the most important issues facing public service media.
On Tuesday, Feb. 27, at 11 a.m., the 2018 EDGE Award for Excellence in Digital Innovation will be presented to Mark Richer, President of the Advanced Television Systems Committee, for “the successful and timely completion of the ATSC 3.0 standard, and the integral role the committee played in ensuring public television stations’ repacking efforts are synched with the Next Generation broadcasting standard.”