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PBS Names Maximilian Duke Vice President, Station Strategy and Development

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PBS today announced that Maximilian Duke has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President of Station Strategy and Development. In this role, he will create and execute strategies for building station capacity, supporting leadership development and enhancing critical skills for station staff members.

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PBS Names Jill Patrone Vice President, Deputy General Counsel

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PBS today announced that Jill Patrone has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, reporting to Chief Legal Officer Katherine Lauderdale. In this role, Patrone will develop strategies to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of legal services provided by the Office of the Chief Legal Officer.

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PBS Presents Winter 2020 Programming Lineup, Including New MASTERPIECE Dramas SANDITON and HOWARDS END, and Adventure Series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL

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PBS packs its winter schedule with new series, seasons and specials, including the premieres of bingeworthy MASTERPIECE drama series SANDITON and HOWARDS END, new adventure series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL, and programs recognizing International Holocaust Remembrance Day and Black History Month.

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New PBS Series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL Features Modern-Day Adventurer Tackling Stunning World Firsts in Unexplored Corners of the Planet

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PBS’s new 10-episode series EXPEDITION WITH STEVE BACKSHALL reveals there are still parts of our planet yet to be discovered. Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts — unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes — setting foot where no human has been before.

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Ken Burns Classroom Launches on PBS LearningMedia

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Today, PBS announced the launch of Ken Burns Classroom on PBS LearningMedia – a one-stop online destination for free teaching and learning resources inspired by Ken Burns’s renowned documentaries.

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