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Judy Woodruff Receives PBS’s Beacon Award for Outstanding Contributions to American Journalism

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PBS has named broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff as the recipient of the organization’s Beacon Award, which recognizes individuals whose leadership, service and work inspire Americans and enrich our nation.

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PBS Honors Jack Galmiche with the Daniel K. Miller Award for Station Leadership

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Jack Galmiche, former President and Chief Executive Officer of Nine Network Public Media (Channel 9), was honored posthumously as the 2019 recipient of the Daniel K. Miller PBS Station Leadership Award, PBS announced today.

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PBS Names Veteran Investigative Journalist Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor

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PBS has named Ricardo Sandoval-Palos as Public Editor and ombudsman. In this role, he will offer an independent editorial perspective on PBS programming, including matters raised by viewers.

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PBS Appoints Rebecca Reed as Vice President, Business Affairs

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PBS today named Rebecca (“Becky”) Reed as Vice President, Business Affairs. She will report to Perry Simon, PBS Chief Programming Executive and General Manager for General Audience Programming.

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PBS Statement on Administration’s Proposed Elimination of Federal Funding for Public Media

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PBS and our 350 member stations across the country have earned bipartisan Congressional support over the years due to the high value the American people place on the services we provide their communities.

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For the 16th Consecutive Year Americans Rate PBS and its Member Stations Most Trusted Institution

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For the 16th consecutive year, PBS and its member stations have been named #1 in public trust among American institutions in a nationwide annual survey.

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PBS Names Maria Bruno Ruiz Vice President, Program Scheduling

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PBS announced that Maria Bruno Ruiz will join the organization in the position of Vice President, Program Scheduling.

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PBS Names Sharon Philippart Vice President, Strategy & Engagement for PBS KIDS and Education

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PBS has promoted Sharon Philippart to the new role of Vice President, Strategy & Engagement for Children’s Media and Education.

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PBS Names Amy Sample Vice President, Business Intelligence

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Amy Sample has been promoted to the newly created role of Vice President, Business Intelligence with the PBS Digital & Marketing team.

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Three New Members Elected to PBS Board of Directors, Seated at First Meeting of Fiscal Year

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PBS welcomed newly elected and returning board members following its first board meeting of fiscal year 2019. Vivian Riefberg, a Washington, DC-based senior partner at McKinsey & Company, joined the board as a general director.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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PBS Names Multifaceted Television Executive Perry Simon as New Programming Chief

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Perry Simon, an accomplished television leader who has held top posts at BBC America, Vulcan Productions, Viacom Productions and NBC Entertainment, will join PBS as the organization’s next chief programming executive and general manager, General Audience Programming.

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PBS Names Meghan Biggs Vice President, Controller

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PBS announced that Meghan Biggs has joined the organization as Vice President, Controller. In this role, Biggs will serve as the chief accounting officer for PBS with oversight of all accounting operations.

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PBS Names CET & ThinkTV’s Sue Ellen Stuebing as 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year

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PBS has named Sue Ellen Stuebing, Vice President and Chief Development Officer at Ohio member stations CET & ThinkTV, as the recipient of the 2018 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award.

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2018 PBS Development Award Winners Hail From Ohio, Oregon, Arizona, Oklahoma and Chicago

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Ohio’s CET & ThinkTV, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB), Arizona Public Media and the Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) Foundation were named today by PBS as the category winners for the 2018 PBS Development Awards.

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