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Recent Press Releases

PBS and PBS KIDS Receive 31 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

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On March 22, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced the nominees for the 44th Annual Daytime Emmy® Entertainment Awards. PBS and PBS KIDS programs received 31 Daytime Emmy® Award nominations. In addition, APT received a total of 7 nominations and NETA earned one for a combined total of 39 nominations for public media.

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Sara Schapiro Joins PBS as Vice President of Education

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PBS announced today that education leader Sara Schapiro has been named Vice President, Education. She will report to Lesli Rotenberg, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Children’s Media and Education.

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Statement from PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger On Proposed Cuts to Federal Funding for Public Broadcasting

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"PBS and our nearly 350 member stations, along with our viewers, continue to remind Congress of our strong support among Republican and Democratic voters, in rural and urban areas across every region of the country. We have always had support from both parties in Congress, and will again make clear what the public receives in return for federal funding for public broadcasting..."

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Statement from Paula Kerger, President & CEO, PBS on Ward Chamberlin Jr.

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PBS deeply mourns the loss of our friend and colleague Ward Chamberlin Jr.

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Nationwide Survey Confirms That PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution for the 14th Consecutive Year

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For the 14th consecutive year, a nationwide study recently confirmed that PBS and its member stations are rated #1 in public trust among nationally known institutions. In addition, the same survey found that parents rank PBS KIDS as the #1 educational media brand for children, significantly outscoring cable and commercial broadcast television networks.

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