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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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"Cutting federal funding for public media would result in a tremendous loss to our country that would be especially devastating for rural and underserved communities."

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East Tennessee PBS, WHYY, Community Idea Stations and Georgia Public Broadcasting Garner Top Honors in 2017 PBS Development Awards

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East Tennessee PBS, WHYY, Community Idea Stations and Georgia Public Broadcasting were named today by PBS as the category winners for the 2017 PBS Development Awards, which recognizes member stations for outstanding corporate support, membership, philanthropy and special achievement fundraising efforts in local communities.

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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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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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Tom Tardivo Appointed Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of PBS

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Tom Tardivo has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of PBS. A nearly 20-year veteran of PBS, Mr. Tardivo is an experienced financial leader with extensive knowledge of both PBS and the public media system.

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Joint Statement from APTS, CPB and PBS on FCC Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction and Repack

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Today the FCC announced the results of the broadcast spectrum incentive auction and the channel reassignment schedule for individual television stations remaining on the air. APTS, CPB and PBS are working together to review and analyze the results...

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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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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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New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including Most Republicans – Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

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A new national survey conducted jointly by leading Republican and Democratic researchers reveals that voters across the political spectrum overwhelmingly oppose eliminating federal funding for public television and that more than 7 in 10 see public television as a good or excellent value for their tax dollars, on par with investments in highways, roads and bridges.

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Chuck Hagel Elected to PBS Board of Directors

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Secretary Chuck Hagel, former U.S. Secretary of Defense and U.S. Senator from Nebraska, has been elected to serve as a General Director on the PBS Board of Directors.

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The Great British Baking Show Returns to PBS for a Fourth Season of Merriment in the Kitchen

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The Great British Baking Show will return for a fourth season on June 16, airing Friday nights at 9:00 p.m. ET (check local listings)

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PBS and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios Celebrate 40th Anniversary of NASA Voyager Launch in THE FARTHEST (w.t.)

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THE FARTHEST (w.t.), a two-hour documentary that spotlights the extraordinary success story of NASA’s Voyager mission, which began 40 years ago this August.

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PBS and Time Inc. Announce Beyond A Year in Space

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Beyond A Year in Space, a follow-up documentary to 2016’s A Year in Space special, is scheduled to premiere on PBS in November 2017.

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PBS Announces New Summer of Adventure

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PBS Summer of Adventure, six new limited series that take viewers to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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