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July Leadership Council Call With Ken Burns

This month's Leadership Council call on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET will feature renowned documentary filmmaker Ken Burns. Ken will preview his upcoming film The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, which will air this fall on public television stations. For details, click here.

Design A Tote Bag Contest

What accessory is the ultimate display of public media pride? A tote bag, of course. And Protect My Public Media, a collaboration of more than 400 local public radio and television stations, wants you to design their first official tote bag. The winning designer gets an iPad mini!

WVIA Shows Local History To Its Viewers

WVIA Public Media explores Northeastern Pennsylvania’s history by taking residents Back in the Day. This program uses video and imagery in conjunction with those impacted by its existence, bringing to life the past and discussing what these people and places meant to the region.

PBS39 Focuses On Healthy Cooking In Pennsylvania

PBS39, public television in Pennsylvania, has teamed up with Emmy-winning Philadelphia chef Walter Staib to bring the healthy cooking show SuperFoods.

KBYU Helps Local Utah Residents Prepare For Disaster

KBYU Eleven, a service of Brigham Young University and broadcasting to residents of Utah, is using interactive technology to promote public safety for disaster awareness and preparedness.

WTVI PBS Charlotte Highlights Local Issues and People of Their Region

WTVI PBS Charlotte explores the issues, people and places that impact the heart of their region with the local program Carolina Impact.

KENW Provides New Mexico With Unique Public Affairs Program

Report from Santa Fe, KENW's weekly public affairs program, has been providing New Mexico residents conversations with famous and esteemed guests for nearly 40 years.

APTS Featured In The New York Times

The New York Times published an article quoting APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler which discusses the need to ensure universal free access to public television in the upcoming spectrum auction.

Nine Network Wins A-List Award For Best News Program in Region

Nine Network of Public Media in St. Louis wins the A-List Award as the Best News Program in the region for Stay Tuned, the weekly series which brings people face to face for in-depth discussions of local issues.

KLRN Provides A Voice For Local Veterans

KLRN of San Antonio, Texas, is providing an outlet for local veterans through the program Veterans Voices. The initiative enables veterans to discuss the issues that pertain to themselves and their families when on active duty and returning home.

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Receives Increase in State Funding

The Mississippi state legislature approved a 9 percent increase in funding for Mississippi Public Broadcasting. The bill was approved unanimously in the Senate and with only three dissenting votes in the House.

The Tide Is Turning For Public Television Funding

The New York Times published an article by journalist Elizabeth Jensen, "In Reversal Since the Recession, Some States Give More Money to Public Television."


APTS and PBS held a webinar for member stations on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET which...
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