CPB gives $2.5 mil to Firelight Media diversity initiative

Posted: August 25, 2014

Firelight Media, the documentary filmmaking company founded by Stanley Nelson, received a $2.55 million grant from CPB Aug. 20 to expand Producers’ Lab, a public television documentary mentorship project. Producers’ Lab recruits filmmakers and producers from underrepresented regions across the … Continue reading

Chicago/Midwest Emmys find broadcast home on WYCC

Posted: August 25, 2014

This year’s Chicago/Midwest Emmy awards will be televised for the first time in 25 years by WYCC PBS Chicago. WYCC plans to cover the November 1 award ceremony with a two-hour live special and additional content streaming online. “We’re looking … Continue reading

WFYI expands to Terre Haute with rebroadcast deal

Posted: August 22, 2014

Indianapolis-based WFYI Public Media will expand to the Terre Haute, Ind., market next month through a rebroadcast deal with Indiana State University. Terre Haute–based Indiana State University owns a pair of signals in the city, WISU-FM 89.7 and WZIS-FM 90.7. … Continue reading

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