Pub TV Leaders Learn About New Digital Television Standard

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. ATSC 3.0, developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee,...

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Public Media Company’s 2014-15 Annual Report

New Insights. Informed Decisions. Meaningful Actions. Since 2001, Public Media Company (PMC) has been nurturing public media so that communities nationwide have the benefit of strong, independent, local media voices. From the perspectives of rigorous analysis, finance, and a deep understanding of how public media works, PMC has partnered with more than 300 public media outlets to preserve, expand and strengthen services. To read...

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Meetings for Station Leaders Will Focus on ATSC 3.0 TV Broadcast Standard

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, business, revenue and strategic perspective,” said Marc Hand, CEO of...

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ATSC 3.0 – New Standards and the Future of Broadcasting

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 an emphasis on opportunities in education. The event will...

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We’re 15!

It’s an anniversary year for Public Media Company and we are marveling at all the change that’s taken place since we were formed in 2001 as Public Radio Capital. Public Media Company is the leading non-profit strategic consulting company designed to serve all public media stations who need help acquiring, merging and growing operations to keep our network strong. Since our inception, we’ve worked...

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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...

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VuHaus Celebrates One Year with Exclusive Live Stream From NON-COMM 2016

PMC’s VuHaus, the music discovery video platform and its network of the country’s leading public radio music stations, will be celebrating its one year anniversary by live streaming from the 16th annual WXPN NON-COMMvention in Philadelphia, May 18, 19 and 20, 2016. VuHaus launched in May 2015 at the NON-COMM with a coalition of public radio member stations that have become the nation’s musical...

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Public television spectrum valued at up to $6.8 billion in FCC auction

A recently completed computer simulation commissioned by Public Media Company from CRA International Inc. predicts that television spectrum held by public TV stations could be valued at as much as $6.8 billion in the FCC auction taking place this year. Actual outcomes of the auction will vary based upon which stations participate, as well as the amount of broadcast spectrum the FCC decides to...

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Music Project VuHaus led by Public Media Company expands

VuHaus, a music video collaboration conceived and launched in partnership with five leading public radio stations, was featured on Current.org highlighting the progress of the past nine months and announcing the next grant for the project. VuHaus is a new form of cross-station collaboration that’s attracting younger audiences to public media and solidifying the stations role as natural  curators of independent music. Read the...

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