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PBS Nominated for 46 News & Documentary Emmys®

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On July 25, 2017 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 46 nominations, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Announces Educators Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

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PBS announced the educators across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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It’s a Wonderful Month in the Neighborhood! Twitch Announces Marathon of PBS KIDS’ Iconic Series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood

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Social video platform Twitch today announced it will host a free 18-day, 886-episode marathon of the beloved PBS KIDS series Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company.

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PBS KIDS Announces PBS KIDS PLUG & PLAY™, The First Kids’ Television and Playtime Streaming Stick

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PBS KIDS, the leader in children’s educational media, today announced a new way for families to access educational content wherever they go with the launch of the PBS KIDS Plug & Play. The first kids’ TV and playtime streaming stick, PBS KIDS Plug & Play provides a one-stop destination for a variety of PBS KIDS educational content.

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PBS Digital Studios Announces the Premiere of MUTANT MENU, an Immersive Look into Genetic Engineering

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PBS Digital Studios’ first long-form video, MUTANT MENU was created by Vanessa Hill of the popular PBS Digital Studios series “BrainCraft,” and will premiere on May 10 on the “BrainCraft” YouTube channel.

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PBS & Producers Honored with Seven Awards at 2017 Webbys

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PBS and PBS producers were honored with a total of seven awards – two Webby wins and five People’s Voice honors.

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Rhonda Holt Named Vice President, Software Development and Operations at PBS

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PBS announced that technology industry veteran Rhonda Holt has been appointed Vice President, Software Development and Operations.

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PBS and Key Industry Partners Successfully Produce, Transmit and Receive/Render a Next-Generation Live UHDTV experience with HDR and DTS:X Immersive Audio

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PBS announced that its Advanced Format Center @ NPR, in cooperation with a few of the industry’s leading technology providers, successfully completed an end-to-end test of the next-generation live production, delivery and home reception of a program segment in Ultra High Definition (UHD), utilizing HDR (HLG10 per ITU-R BT.2100) and DTS:X Next Generation Audio (NGA).

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PBS Names Ira Rubenstein Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced that Ira Rubenstein has been named Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for PBS, and that Kenji Thielstrom has joined the team as Vice President, Creative Services.

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James E. Dunford Named Vice President, Programming and Operations at PBS

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Public television veteran James E. Dunford has been appointed Vice President, Programming and Operations for PBS. Dunford will assume this new role on Monday, October 3, and will report to Michael Kelley, Senior Vice President, Programming & Business Affairs.

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Chris Homer and Renard Jenkins Take on New Roles on PBS Technology and Operations Team

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PBS Chief Technology Officer Mario Vecchi announced new roles for two members of the PBS Technology and Operations Team. Chris Homer has been appointed Vice President, Engineering and Renard Jenkins has been promoted to Vice President, Operations. Both Homer and Jenkins report directly to Vecchi.

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PBS Nominated for 54 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs received 54 nominations for the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Rolls Out New Dramas, Arts, Performance, History and Election Coverage This Fall

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PBS Confirms Premiere Date for HAMILTON’S AMERICA, a Behind-the-Scenes Special on the Making of the Tony Award-Winning Broadway Phenomenon and Centerpiece of PBS Arts Fall Festival

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PBS and National Geographic Channels International Commission Six-Part Series GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING

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GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING, from production company Bigger Bang, will be presented and narrated by renowned theoretical physicist Prof. Stephen Hawking.

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PBS, Member Stations and Producers Score a Combined 10 Webby Nominations and 13 Honoree Recognitions

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On April 5, the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) announced the nominees of the 19th Annual Webby Awards – the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet. PBS, member stations and producers received a combined 10 Webby Award nominations and 13 Honoree designations in the categories listed below.

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