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PBS Announces Broadcast Premiere of Ron Howard’s Acclaimed Film THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK – THE TOURING YEARS

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PBS today announced the U.S. broadcast premiere of Academy Award®-winner Ron Howard’s authorized and highly acclaimed Emmy® Award and GRAMMY Award®-winning documentary film about The Beatles’ phenomenal early career.

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PBS Names Award-Winning Journalist Madhulika Sikka As New Public Editor

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Following an extensive nationwide search, PBS has named former NPR Executive Editor Madhulika Sikka as its new Public Editor. Like her predecessor Michael Getler, who retired after 10 years as PBS’ ombudsman, Sikka will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With Rich Performances, Touching Tributes and Compelling History

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month and as part of its yearlong commitment to celebrating the diversity of our nation, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans who have shaped Latino — and American — history.

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PBS Names Jennifer Rankin Byrne Vice President, Corporate Communications

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PBS announced today that Jennifer Rankin Byrne has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Corporate Communications. A member of PBS’ senior leadership team, she reports to Jonathan Barzilay, PBS Chief Operating Officer.

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PBS Names Dana Golub Vice President, Programs Management, Technology and Operations

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PBS today announced that Dana Golub has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President, Programs Management. Golub will continue to serve on PBS’ Technology and Operations team, reporting to PBS Chief Technology Officer Mario Vecchi.

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