KCPW has reached an agreement that significantly improves its long-term outlook. The deal restructures the 2008 loan used to purchase the station, and eliminates more than $1.7 million of long-term debt.
Lauren Colucci, KCPW’s General Manager, credits Marc Hand, CEO and Co-Founder of Public Media Company, and the rest of his team for guidance that helped bring about this favorable result. Public Media Company works on sustainability for public broadcasters and has been involved with KCPW for nearly a decade.
If it wasn’t for the initiative and the foresight of Marc Hand and Susan Harmon, co-founders of Public Media Company, dozens of listener-supported public radio and viewer-supported television stations would no longer exist.
Public Media Company submitted comments to the FCC, in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued on February 24, 2017 to authorize television broadcasters to use the ‘Next Generation’ broadcast television transmission standard (ATSC 3.0).
As we transition from the FCC spectrum auction and the FCC auction quiet period, public television stations may face unique and interesting post-auction opportunities that could allow them to improve their service, generate additional revenue, or both.
CPR was represented in the following transaction by Public Media Company: Colorado Public Radio (CPR) today announced plans to broaden the geographic makeup of its newsroom and expand the broadcast reach of its news service (CPR News) along the Front Range.
The first stage of the FCC reverse auction of television spectrum concluded as many analysts had predicted: Sellers’ opening bid prices were more than $60 billion higher than what the forward auction buyers were willing to pay. We believe it’s unlikely that the second stage of the auction will succeed at matching sellers’ prices to […]
Public Media Company hosted the first of three informational meetings for senior station executives to learn more about the upcoming ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard. The upcoming transition to a new digital television standard will require a cultural shift within public television, station executives heard during a meeting examining opportunities and challenges of the new technology. […]
Public Media Co. is hosting three meetings for station executives to learn more about the upcoming ATSC 3.0 broadcast standard. “The overall goal is to bring smaller groups of stations together over two days to focus on giving station managers a firm grounding in ATSC 3.0 and the implications for public television from a mission, […]
The Quello Center is co-hosting a two-day meeting with the Public Media Company (PMC); the event will bring public television station general managers together to discuss the potential of Advanced Television Systems Committee standards 3.0 (ATSC 3.0) for digital television to enhance the public service offerings that public broadcasters can offer their local communities, with […]