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THREE PILLARS OF PUBLIC SERVICE SESSION AT 2017 SUMMIT

Three Pillars of Public Service Session at 2017 Summit

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Breakfast Session

Opening remarks by Ronnie Agnew, Professional Vice Chair of APTS and APTS Action, Inc. and Executive Director of Mississippi Public Broadcasting.

This session highlighted Washington D.C. area stations' approach to our three pillars of public service: education, public safety and civic leadership.

  • Sharon Rockefeller, President and CEO, WETA, spoke about her station's leadership in civic leadership.
  • Larry Unger, President and CEO, Maryland Public Television, shared information on his station's education work.
  • Jefferi Lee, General Manager, WHUT, discussed about his station's role in public safety and its celebration of Black History Month.

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