Schedule: web platform model by year’s end

Posted: June 21, 2010

An NPR-led project this month officially launched planning for a joint Public Media Platform to put public radio and TV content on the Web and mobile devices. By year’s end it aims to create a “proof of concept” prototype…. Continue reading

Ralph Lowell Medal and others, May 2010

Posted: June 18, 2010

The primary figures in the histories of the PBS series Frontline and Sesame Street were saluted by PBS CPB Ralph Lowell Medal: Frontline auteur David Fanning received CPB’s 38th annual Lowell medal May 18 during the PBS Annual Meeting in … Continue reading

APTS Awards for 2009

Posted: June 18, 2010

The Association of Public Television Stations thanked advocates beyond the D.C. Beltway APTS gave its David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award to Dr. Louis Sullivan, board chair of the Atlanta Educational Telecommunications Collaborative Inc. and former U.S. secretary of health … Continue reading

Streamy Awards for 2009

Posted: June 18, 2010

The Secret Life of Scientists, produced by Seftel Productions for WGBH’s Nova unit, won a Streamy The online series on PBS.org was judged the best reality or documentary series in the Streamy Awards announced in May. What’s a Streamy? Streamy … Continue reading

Public Radio News Directors Awards for 2009

Posted: June 18, 2010

Zeleznik tapped for Leo C. Lee Award Maryanne Zeleznik, news director of Cincinnati’s WVXU, received the annual Leo C. Lee Award from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. during its annual conference in Louisville last week. PRNDI also bestowed 93 … Continue reading

LZ morphed from doc to project to movement

Posted: June 7, 2010

Wisconsin Public Television’s LZ Lambeau “welcome home” outreach for Vietnam veterans and their supporters last month was judged so successful that pubcasters in Texas, Oklahoma and Michigan are planning similar tributes to service members. The National Center for Community Engagement … Continue reading

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