What Works showcases public television station successes across the country in the areas of education, public safety, civic leadership and state funding.
APTS Associate Member Spotlight: NHK WORLD
APTS is proud to have NHK WORLD TV as an Associate Member. NHK WORLD TV is the English language channel of Japan’s sole public television broadcaster NHK, a worldwide leader in news, public affairs, information, lifestyle and other programming.
Patrick Butler's Positive Outlook For Public TV
TVNewsCheck recently published an interview with APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler, conducted by editor Harry Jessell. Among the topics discussed are federal funding, the upcoming FCC spectrum auction, the membership growth of APTS and the Public Media Summit. Read the interview here.
KERA Raises Awareness of Asset Poverty in North Texas
KERA, public media for North Texas, created One Crisis Away, a multimedia initiative which increases awareness of asset poverty in North Texas.
APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Receives 2015 Association Leader Award
APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler recently received an award for being a 2015 Trending 40 Association Leader.
WVIZ/PBS ideastream Awarded the Service to Children Award
WVIZ/PBS ideastream was presented with the Service to Children Award by the National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) for outstanding community service.
Community Idea Stations Provides STEM Education For Community
Community Idea Stations, the public television station for central Virginia, provides its audience with locally produced segments on STEM activities.
KVIE Emphasizes In-Depth Conversations With Studio Sacramento
Now in its fifth season, Studio Sacramento is KVIE's weekly public affairs series produced that asks questions, invites opinions and seeks answers for the topics and issues that matter to the local community.
SCETV Provides Valuable Educational Resources To Community
South Carolina ETV's Carolina Classrooms informs the local community about major issues and initiatives involving South Carolina's schools.
WPBS Holds Largest Educational Event In Area
WPBS, the public broadcasting station for Northern New York and Eastern Ontario, held its 19th annual Ready, Set, Fun, Neighbor Days, the largest educational event in the community
Eight, Arizona PBS Provides Local Public Affairs Program
For more than 30 years, viewers have relied on Arizona Horizon for in-depth coverage of issues of concern to Arizonans.
WVPB Airs The Only Live TV Show Covering West Virginia Legislature
West Virginia Public Broadcasting's public affairs program, The Legislature Today, has been providing vital information about local politics to its viewers for over two decades.
WGVU Supports Cancer Patients and Families
WGVU Public Media, based in west and southwest Michigan, has created a local project to support cancer patients and their families called Family Health Matters. One episode, "One Family's Journey," follows WGVU General Manager Michael T. Walenta through his cancer diagnosis and treatment.
The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1979. APTS represents the overwhelming majority of the 171 public television licensees nationwide. The mission of APTS is to conduct – in concert with member stations – advocacy, planning, research and communications activities to foster strong and financially sound noncommercial television. APTS also works to ensure member stations’ commitment and capacity to perform essential public service missions in education, public safety and civic leadership for the American people.
Protect My Public Media
Protect My Public Media is a network of local viewers and listeners in support of a strong public media in the United States.