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CPB RFP: NextGen TV Transition and Broadcast Engineering Expert

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks the services of an expert(s) (Expert) knowledgeable in television broadcasting technology, spectrum, business operations and policy to advise CPB on issues relating to market transition considerations for NextGen TV (ATSC 3.0), FCC’s TV spectrum repack, 5G wireless technology, and other NextGen TV and spectrum-related issues as it relates […]

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CPB and PBS Receive Ready To Learn Grant from the U.S. Department of Education

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 7, 2020) The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS received a Ready To Learn grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. The grant, set for a five-year cycle, provides $24,322,018 per year to fund CPB and PBS’s comprehensive multi-media learning and station engagement initiative. This […]

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Maja Mrkoci, CPB’s Chief Content and Innovation Officer is Stepping Down 

Maja Mrkoci, CPB’s Chief Content and Innovation Officer is Stepping Down The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) announced that Chief Content Officer Maja Mrkoci is resigning on October 2. Her personal remarks and advice for Public Media:   “During my years of working in public media and in light of the pandemic, two things have really […]

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Ken Burns’ Country Music PBS Docuseries gains CPB Grants for Promotion

Thirty-seven public radio and television stations received grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting totaling $366,200 for the promotion of Ken Burns’ new docuseries Country Music. These grants will fund companion programming from various stations focused on the theme “country music.” They aim to both bring audiences together and reach viewers and listeners new to […]

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CPB Awards $500,000 Grant to Local Stations

On July 11, 2019, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting gave a $500,000 grant to fund a new course for local stations, Public Media Major Giving Academy.  CPB really believes in helping local stations to expand content and reach a wide array of audiences.  This course will include a 13-week training program focused on leadership for […]

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Shana Teehan Named Vice President of Communications for CPB

Shana Teehan became the new Vice President of Communications for CPB June 24, 2019. As Vice President of Communications at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting she will leads the development and implementation of multi-faceted communications and messaging strategies to advance awareness of public media and its value to American society. Prior to joining CPB, Teehan […]

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