Within public media there’s been an explosion of journalism collaboration in recent years. It burst from the top down — with grant-funded projects initiated in 2010 by CPB and NPR — and from the ground up, as stations such as KUNC in Greeley, Colo., created their own content-sharing partnerships. Yet eight years later this collaborative journalism web is not yet woven together in a way
Channel X is cloud-based content exchange for public television and radio stations, where producers can upload multimedia programs and reports and stations can discover, license and share with audiences. Public Media programmers can diversify core program offerings with Channel X’s news, film, audio reporting and music performances by downloading individual files or subscribing to content providers. Channel X is built on a custom content management system
Boulder, Colorado – June 21, 2016: Channel X has received a multi-year $490,000 grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in support of plans to expand its public media content exchange. The grant will enable Channel X to continue growing its video sharing platform by bringing in more news reporting, station-produced programming and independent film, while helping public media stations serve their
Boulder, CO (September 29, 2015) – Channel X debuts a game-changing new technology feature today to drive more video sharing across public media. The feature, called Media Asset Collections, allows stations and producers to license packages of single videos and related media assets, such as background video, photos, scripts and audio files.
Boulder, CO (April 1) – Public Media Company (PMC) is proud to announce that Alison Scholly will be Executive Director of Channel X. As former COO of Chicago Public Media, WBEZ in Chicago, and digital media executive for the Chicago Tribune, Scholly joins PMC as a renowned public media leader with a passion for innovative growth and a track record of success. “We are absolutely thrilled to have Alison on board to lead Channel X. In addition to her clear vision for public media’s digital future, she has a management style that drives collaboration,” comments PMC Managing Director Erik Langner.
PMC is pleased to share that it has received additional funding for Channel X, its online marketplace where public TV and radio broadcasters can license content geared toward younger audiences. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation today announced funding for Channel X and two other projects aimed at helping public media organizations create new ways to engage with audiences, develop diverse revenue streams and discover new content.
From Kansas City Public Television’s integration of a Triple A radio service to the “Kentucky Collaboration,” Public Media Company is helping public media outlets find new ways to grow audiences and increase sustainability. We invite you to explore this year’s annual report to learn about our expanded services and new product offerings. Read about the development of Channel X – a news, film and content
Over the past twelve years, Public Radio Capital (PRC) has worked with more than 275 different public broadcasting entities to strengthen and expand public media services to local communities nationwide. Founded to “broaden the reach of public radio”, PRC has worked in 46 states as a public media consultant, broker, policy advocate and strategic advisor. At local and national levels, we are dedicated to building