Historic Merger Finalized for South Florida PBS

“Throughout the merger process, we have been honored by the support of our communities in creating a joint organization that can dramatically increase the level of public media service to South Florida,” said WPBT2 President/CEO Dolores Sukhdeo, who will serve as CEO of South Florida PBS. “As the largest public media company in South Florida, we will be using all media platforms to achieve...

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Public Radio Station WNTI/Hackettstown, NJ is Purchased by Philadelphia Public Radio Station WXPN

Centenary College of Hackettstown, New Jersey and Philadelphia public radio station WXPN 88.5, owned by the University of Pennsylvania, jointly announced a sales agreement and transfer of ownership for the broadcasting license of WNTI 91.9 FM, the public radio station owned by Centenary College, to WXPN. WXPN's award-winning music programming will be broadcast on WNTI starting at noon ET on Thursday, October 15, 2015....

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NHPR Finances 20,000 Square Foot Space with $6 Million Loan

With 39 fulltime employees and signals reaching 90% of the state’s population with news and information, the only thing small about New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) was their building. Cramped cubicles, mazes of extension cords and a makeshift recording studio were part and parcel of day-to-day operations at NHPR. This behind the scenes view was invisible to the 150,000 weekly listeners who rely on...

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VuHaus Launches Today – Come in. See the Music.

"You really just need to browse the VuHaus site and see the quality of the videos for yourself to understand why so many people have been waiting with anticipation for this launch,” comments Erik Langner, President of VuHaus and Managing Director of Public Media Company (PMC). “For more than a year, PMC has been working with the best music stations in the country to...

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VuHaus Unveiled as Brand Name for Public Media’s New Music Discovery Video Platform – Mark Abuzzahab Joins VuHaus as Program Director

Boulder, CO (March 5, 2015) – “VuHaus” is unveiled as the brand name for a new, non-profit video collaboration of public radio’s leading music discovery stations. Known by the code name “Music X” since it was announced in May 2014, VuHaus (“view house”) is a collaboration of founding stations WFUV/New York, KCRW/Los Angeles, WXPN/Philadelphia, KUTX/Austin, and KTBG/Kansas City. The stations have joined together to...

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To Participate or Not: The Spectrum Auction

Even before the FCC raised $45 billion in the recent wireless Spectrum Auction, Public Broadcasting was in agreement – the upcoming television FCC Spectrum Auction will change the world of Public Television as we know it. Public Media Company (PMC) sees the Auction as, potentially, the most significant opportunity to positively transform the public television system since its inception. We also recognize that, if...

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Music X Project to be Unveiled at SXSW 2015

The Music X Project will be officially named and launched at SXSW 2015 in a panel session called, “MTV for 2015: A New Music Video Channel by PubRadio.” This streaming platform will feature unique music videos of live performances from stations across the country. While other noncommercial stations will join the collaboration, the project is currently being led by 5 founding stations (KCRW/LA, WXPN/Philly,...

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