WBAI fails to meet payroll, pay rent

Posted: May 21, 2013

Money shortfalls at New York’s WBAI, one of two Pacifica Foundation stations that must relocate their studios later this month, continue to worsen. At the end of April, WBAI lacked funds to pay staff or rent on its antenna, according … Continue reading

Lacy coaxes creative talents to share stories of their lives

Posted: May 20, 2013

The whole idea behind American Masters, the biographical series produced at New York’s WNET, was to build a library of America’s cultural history. To meet that goal, Executive Producer Susan Lacy had to mount high-quality productions in sufficient quantity to make an impression on TV viewers and potential subjects. Continue reading

Pubcasters win total of 173 regional Murrow Awards

Posted: May 20, 2013

NPR stations won 82 large-market regional Murrow Awards, while small-market pubcasters captured 91. Among all stations, WLRN in Miami topped public radio’s regional winners by taking 11 awards in 13 Murrow categories: overall excellence, breaking news, continuing coverage, feature reporting, … Continue reading

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