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Jan 29, 2018
CPB Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee to Meet Telephonically on February 5, 2018
The Audit and Finance Committee of the CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically on Monday, February 5, 2018, from 1:30 – 3:00 pm ET. On the draft agenda:
Jan 23, 2018
CPB Awards $3.7 Million in American Graduate: Getting to Work Grants to 19 Public Media Stations
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.
Jan 17, 2018
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Launches Season 32 With "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart"
On March 11, 1959, Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun opened on Broadway and changed the face of American theater forever. As the first-ever black woman to author a play performed on Broadway, she did not shy away from richly drawn characters and unprecedented subject matter. The play...
Nov 28, 2017
Public Media Thought Leader Forum Opens 2018 NETA Conference
Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2018) - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting announced today its sponsorship, in collaboration with the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA), of the first Public Media Thought Leader Forum on the opening day of the 2018 NETA Conference,...
Nov 08, 2017
THIRTEEN’s American Masters Series Launches its First Web Series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman
(NEW YORK – November 8, 2017) Today, American Masters, THIRTEEN’s 28-time Emmy-winning arts and culture documentary series on PBS, launched its first web series, Inspiring Woman, at pbs.org/inspiringwoman. The six-part web series features inspiring influencers:
Tracy Clayton (available now),...
Nov 07, 2017
American Public Media Receives $1.5 Million from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to Launch New Investigative Journalism Initiative
Partners include Public Radio Stations in Los Angeles, New York City, Atlanta and Kansas City
Nov 07, 2017
PBS to Honor Tony Bennett in Music Special With Star-Studded Performances From Michael Buble, Michael Feinstein, Josh Groban, Vanessa Williams and Many More, Hosted by Bruce Willis
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sharon Percy Rockefeller, president and CEO of WETA Washington, D.C., today announced the talent and broadcast plans for “Tony Bennett: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song,” a PBS music special honoring Tony Bennett’s receipt of the Library of Congress...
Nov 03, 2017
CPB Board of Directors to Meet on November 13, 2017
The CPB Board of Directors will meet in Washington, D.C., on Monday, November 13, 2017, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm Eastern Time.
On the draft agenda:
Nov 01, 2017
Award-Winning Director Stanley Nelson and Firelight Films Launches HBCU Tour with Public Media Stations for 'Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities'
The tour is a major part of HBCU Rising, the year-long multi-platform engagement project designed to drive dialogue sparked by the film among a variety of audiences.
Oct 18, 2017
CPB Board of Directors Audit and Finance Committee and Executive Compensation Committee to Meet Telephonically
The following committees of the CPB Board of Directors will meet telephonically:
Audit & Finance – Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 1:00 – 1:30 pm ET re: minutes and confidential, personnel matters (executive session).
Executive Compensation - Monday, November 6, 2017 from 1:30 – 3:30 pm ET...