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Feb 19, 2020
StoryCorps Announces Its Military Voices Initiative Tour
In each city on the tour, StoryCorps will partner with the local public radio station, which will air a selection of the interviews recorded and host a listening event.
Jan 24, 2020
Powered by CPB Grant, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center to Research New Ways for Public Media to Engage with Preteen and Teen Audiences
Oct 11, 2019
CPB Extends Funding to PBS for Professional Development to Help Public Media Stations Accelerate Digital Transformation
$650,000 grant funds Digital Immersion Program expansion
Dec 20, 2018
CPB Selects 17 Stations for the Second Round of the Digital Culture Accelerator
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 20, 2018) The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has named 17 public media stations to participate in the second round of the Digital Culture Accelerator. Created to spur digital transformation at public media stations, the Digital Culture Accelerator helps...
Nov 30, 2018
Stations Selected for Project Catapult, PRX Public Media Podcast Accelerator
The CPB-funded project helps the stations identify podcasting talent and increase their capacity to create content across platforms.
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 09, 2018
New PBS Series Films In North Carolina November 10 & 17
"Family Pictures USA," coming to PBS in 2019, is a new television series that explores neighborhoods and cities through the lens of the family photo album.
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...
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...
Jul 28, 2017
PBS KIDS Announces the Return of Fan Favorite with New Digital Series THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW
Beverly Hills, CA, July 30, 2017 – Today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, PBS KIDS announced that this fall, the star of the classic series FETCH! WITH RUFF RUFFMAN returns in THE RUFF RUFFMAN SHOW, an all-new short-form animated digital series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn...