Five Reasons to Build on Public Media’s Journalism Collaborations

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

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Channel X Announces New MacArthur Foundation Support, Continues Strong Growth

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

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Alison Scholly Joins Public Media Company as Channel X Executive Director

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.

Channel X Receives $250,000 From the Knight Foundation

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.

Welcome to our 2013 Annual Report: Changing Public Media, Changing PRC

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

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Public Radio Capital Changes Name to Public Media Company, Launches New Site

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

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