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Bill Isler, Former President & CEO of The Fred Rogers Company, Receives 2017 PBS “Be more” Award

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Early childhood educator William (Bill) H. Isler, who helped bring to life loveable characters such as Daniel Tiger as the chief of The Fred Rogers Company, is the 14th leader to be recognized with the PBS “Be more” Award.

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PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce New Class of Students Selected for the Emperor Science Awards

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A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in the second year of PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.

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AETN Leader Allen Weatherly Honored Posthumously with PBS Station Leadership Award

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Allen Weatherly, former executive director of Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), was honored posthumously as the 2017 recipient of the Daniel K. Miller PBS Station Leadership Award, PBS announced today.

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PBS Names KQED Fundraising Leader Earl Blauner as C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year for 2017

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PBS has named Earl Blauner, Special Counsel for Gift Planning and Endowment at Northern California public television station KQED, as the recipient of the 2017 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award.

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2016 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Wins CINE Golden Eagle Award

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On Friday, April 28, the 60th Annual CINE Golden Eagle finalists and winners were announced. Using criteria emphasizing excellence in storytelling and originality, the CINE Golden Eagle Awards honor media across platforms and genres, including scripted and documentary content, advertising, news, and virtual reality.

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PBS Programs Win Seven Daytime Emmy® Awards

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On April 28 and 30 the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners of the Daytime Emmy® Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. PBS programs won seven Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, including five for ODD SQUAD and two for THE MIND OF A CHEF.

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PBS Programs Win Two James Beard Foundation Awards

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Winners of the 2017 James Beard Media Award were announced on Tuesday, April 25. The annual James Beard Awards are given by the James Beard Foundation and are the highest honor for food and beverage professionals working in North America.

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PBS Programs Receive Four Peabody Awards

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PBS programs received four awards in the documentary category, including “Confronting ISIS” and “Exodus” from FRONTLINE as well as INDEPENDENT LENS “Trapped” and POV “Hooligan Sparrow.”

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PBS Programs Receive 11 Peabody Award Nominations

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On April 5, 2017, finalists for the 76th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the best in electronic media for 2016, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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CALL THE MIDWIFE Cast and MERCY STREET Producer Lisa Quijano Wolfinger Win Gracie Awards

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On Tuesday, March 28 winners of the 42nd Annual Gracie Awards were announced. CALL THE MIDWIFE was honored for Ensemble Cast and Lisa Quijano Wolfinger was honored for her production work on MERCY STREET.

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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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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, FRONTLINE and JACKIE ROBINSON Win Writers Guild Awards

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On Sunday, February 19 winners of the 69th Annual Writers Guild Awards were announced from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills and the Edison Ballroom from New York City.

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PBS KIDS and PBS KIDS Producers Win 5 Kidscreen Awards

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PBS KIDS received two awards for Best Channel Website (for pbskids.org) and Best Game App (for PBS KIDS Games). Additionally, PBS KIDS producers took home 3 awards.

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VICIOUS Receives 2017 GLAAD Media Awards Nomination

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On January 31, 2017 GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) announced the nominees for the 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. PBS is honored that the series finale of VICIOUS is nominated for Outstanding TV Movie or Limited Series, marking the series’ second GLAAD nomination.

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INDEPENDENT LENS “I Am Not Your Negro” Honored with Academy Award Nomination for Best Documentary (Feature)

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On January 24, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science announced nominations for the 89th Annual Academy Awards. PBS programs, including “I Am Not Your Negro,” coming to INDEPENDENT LENS in a future season, and “Watani: My Homeland” received nominations.

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