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PBS Strengthens Technology Leadership with the Promotions of Rhonda Holt and Scott Nourse

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PBS today announced the promotions of Rhonda Holt to Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Scott Nourse to Senior Vice President, Product & Innovation.

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PBS Returns to the Rio Grande Valley

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Today, PBS joined Rep. Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) to announce the return of public television in South Texas.

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Amy Wigler Joins PBS as Vice President, Marketing

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PBS today announced the hiring of Amy Wigler as Vice President, Marketing. She will begin her post on June 22, 2020 and will report  to Ira Rubenstein, PBS Chief Digital and Marketing Officer. 

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PBS KIDS and Little Free Library Team Up for Story-Times This Summer

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Dwyane Wade, Camila Alves McConaughey, Tim Gunn, Carla Hall, Anthony Ramos, Marley Dias, Boris Kodjoe & Nicole Ari Parker, and Misty Copeland are the latest special guests to Join PBS KIDS’ popular read-along initiative for families nationwide.

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The Ninth Annual PBS Short Film Festival Celebrates Independent Filmmakers and Showcases Diverse Storytelling

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The PBS Short Film Festival will return for a ninth year from July 13-24 to all PBS and station digital platforms, including PBS.org, YouTube and Facebook. The festival features 25 short-form independent films presented in five categories: culture, environment, family, humanity and race.

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PBS Promotes Jeremy Teres to Vice President, Business Development

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PBS today announced the promotion of Jeremy Teres to Vice President, Business Development. He will report to Ira Rubenstein, PBS Chief Digital and Marketing Officer.  

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PBS Programs Receive More Peabody Awards Than Any Other Organization

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On June 10, 2020, the Peabody Awards Board of Jurors announced 30 winners for the 79th Annual Peabody Awards honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019. PBS programs received seven awards, more than any other organization. Among the winners are MOLLY OF DENALI, FRONTLINE, INDEPENDENT LENS and POV.

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PBS NewsHour’s Yamiche Alcindor Named Recipient of WHCA’s Aldo Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House Coverage

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The White House Correspondents’ Association today named PBS NewsHour White House correspondent Yamiche Alcindor the recipient of the prestigious Aldo Beckman Award for Overall Excellence in White House Coverage.

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Families Invited to Join PBS for a Summer of Learning

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As parents and educators face unprecedented concerns about summer learning loss, PBS aims to help with new resources, content, activities and virtual events on the national and local levels. This summer, while schedules are difficult to predict and usual activities may not be an option, PBS is supporting distance learning and making trusted educational activities accessible to all.

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PBS to Address Race and Racism in America Through Broadcast and Streaming Content

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PBS announced today that it will broadcast a series of films and new specials focused on race in America following the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, and the ensuing protests that erupted across the country.

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Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words Airs on PBS May 18, 2020

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Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words, a new film tracing the life story of Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, airs on PBS on Monday, May 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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PBS Celebrates Pride Month with PRIDELAND, a Short-Form Digital Series and New One-Hour Special with Host and Actor Dyllón Burnside, Exploring LGBTQ+ Identity in the U.S. South

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PBS is celebrating LGTBQ+ Pride Month with the launch of PRIDELAND, a new one-hour special and short-form digital series following host and actor Dyllón Burnside (from FX’s “Pose”) on a journey across the South.

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PBS Earns 18 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

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On May 21, 2020, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. PBS and PBS KIDS programs received 18 nominations and APT (American Public Television) earned 10 nominations, for a combined total of 28 nominations for public media.

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Discover the Legacy and Impact of Three of Europe’s Most Iconic Queens in LUCY WORSLEY’S ROYAL MYTHS & SECRETS, Sundays, June 21-July 5 on PBS

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Rediscover the true stories behind three of history’s most remarkable queens—Elizabeth I, Queen Anne and Marie Antoinette

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“Mondays with Michelle Obama” Extended

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Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced that “Mondays with Michelle Obama,” its special collaboration with the former First Lady of the United States, will be extended with four new storytimes on Monday, May 18, and Monday, May 25, featuring special surprise guests.

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