Public Media Funding Included in President’s Budget

This morning, President Barack Obama released his last annual budget, and it includes federal funding for public media.
 

Today’s news is an encouraging and important step towards securing federal funding for public media for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Public Media

“We must remember that intelligence is not enough. Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education. The complete education gives one not only power of concentration, but worthy objectives upon which to concentrate. ”
– Martin Luther King, Jr. 

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Source: NPR
Today we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Greatest Gifts for Public Media

Just in time for the holidays, we’re excited to announce the greatest gifts for public media that we’ve just received.

22 Best DIY Public Media Inspired Halloween Costumes

It’s coming down to the wire and if you are still hunting for that perfect Halloween costume, look no further. Check out these DIY public media inspired Halloween costumes (some are easier than others) and get inspired by the characters and personalities you know and love, both old and new — perfect for the public media fan in you!
 
       1. Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus

Public TV Advances Public Safety Communications

In honor of National Preparedness Month, we invited Mark O’Brien, the President and CTO of SpectraRep, a public safety partner with public television stations, to author a guest blog, “Public TV Advances Public Safety Communications.” We hope you’ll enjoy his insight on how public television stations are using their technology to support local law enforcement and public safety officials.
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7 Things You Should Know About the PBS Kids Service

You may have heard reports about Sesame Street and HBO’s new five year deal to produce new episodes of Sesame Street. Don’t worry. Big Bird has not flown the coop from your local public TV station.

12 Fascinating Facts About Julia Child

Today, we’re celebrating the 103nd anniversary of Julia Child‘s birthday. Julia brought French cuisine to American households with the debut of her cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her hallmark public television programs. With her unmistakable shrill but warm voice, she welcomed us into her kitchen.

12 Fascinating Facts About Julia Child

Today, we’re celebrating the 103nd anniversary of Julia Child‘s birthday. Julia brought French cuisine to American households with the debut of her cookbook Mastering the Art of French Cooking, and her hallmark public television programs. With her unmistakable shrill but warm voice, she welcomed us into her kitchen.

Five Things I Love about Public Media

Hi, I’m Angela Marler! I’m a summer intern at the Association of Public Television Stations, the organization that co-manages the Protect My Public Media campaign. Right now, I’m a senior at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. I’m studying journalism and I love public media. In fact, one day I hope to work full-time in the public media industry. Here’s my public media story.

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