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New Study Shows PBS Programming Ranked #1 by the Nation's Educators

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Recent research commissioned by PBS has confirmed that television / video programming remains one of the most often-used types of educational media, and is viewed by educators as a highly valuable teaching tool.

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POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER Will Arrive Fall 2004 On PBS KIDS

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Arthur's best friend, Buster, will soon be hitting the road in his own television show! WGBH Boston, Marc Brown Studios, and CINAR Corporation have begun pre-production on POSTCARDS FROM BUSTER, a new half-hour ARTHUR spin-off series that will blend animation and live-action footage.

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Stephanie Aaronson Appointed Senior Director, Media Relations and Program Promotion for PBS

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has appointed Stephanie Aaronson to Senior Director, Media Relations and Program Promotion. She will report directly to Lea Sloan, Vice President, Media Relations, and will be based at PBS corporate headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.

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PBS Scores Two Major Wins at Daytime Emmys Televised Ceremony

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PBS won two more Emmys for its children's series at the 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall on Friday, May 16.

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PBS Scores Most Children's Show Wins at Daytime Emmy Creative Craft Awards

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PBS bested all other broadcast or cable networks in children's shows wins, tallying eight nods at Saturday's Creative Craft Daytime Emmy Awards, in simultaneous ceremonies held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City and the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles.

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PBS & Local Public Television Stations Across the Country Kick Off Events Celebrating Innovative Children's Literacy Campaign: PBS KIDS Share A Story

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Initiating the next phase in one of the largest projects PBS has ever mounted in its 34-year history, beginning Mother's Day weekend and continuing through Father's Day, more than 100 local public television stations across the country will hold events celebrating a groundbreaking children's literacy drive called PBS KIDS® Share a Story.

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Ellen Flahive to Join PBS as Vice President, Sponsorship Sales

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Ellen Flahive, executive director of the PBS Sponsorship Group, has been appointed vice president, Sponsorship Sales for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Ms. Flahive will be based in New York City and will report directly to Judy L. Harris, executive vice president, PBS Businesses & Development, beginning May 1.

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PBS Online Web Sites Receive Three "Webby" Award Nominations

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PBS.org sites received three nominations for one of the Internet's most celebrated awards -- the Webby, given by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

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PBS.org Reports Record-Breaking Traffic in March

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Breaking an all-time traffic record for the fourth consecutive month, PBS.org reached more than 318 million pageviews in March 2003, a ten percent boost over February's pageviews. Also in March PBS.org received nearly 30 million visits -- a 42 percent increase over February's figure.*

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Bruce Jacobs Receives PBS Excellence in Engineering Award

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Bruce Jacobs, chief technologist, Twin Cities Public Television in Saint Paul, Minnesota, is the winner of this year's PBS Excellence in Engineering Award.

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PBS' First Quarter of 2003 Brings New Programming, Online Initiatives, Industry Awards and Growing Viewership

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PBS Opens The Doors to Its Newest Educational Offering--"PBS CAMPUS"

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For millions of adult learners across the country seeking a state-of-the-art way to sift through the confusing array of educational alternatives available to them, life just got much simpler.

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Barbara Levy Landes Appointed PBS' New CFO

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Barbara Levy Landes has been named the new senior vice president and chief financial officer of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS).

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PBS Changes Schedule To Offer A Special Night of In-Depth Programming- View of Iraq Situation

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PBS Dominates List of Nominations for Children's Programming for 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

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