NJTV News and NJ Spotlight Join Forces as WNET Acquires NJ Spotlight

Public Media Company served as a key advisor and facilitator of this acquisition, and believes it will provide great service to the residents of New Jersey. Underlining the importance of strong local news, this unique pairing of public television with an independent online news site will reach more residents and have greater impact. FROM NEW JERSEY PUBLIC MEDIA: Furthering its commitment to New Jersey public

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Creating a Capital Needs Plan for Indiana

Think collaboration, even when replacing broadcast infrastructure. Public Media Company recently developed a 5-year capital investment plan for Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations, a consortium of 11 public broadcasting entities that own and operate 32 radio and television signals in Indiana. Public Media Company surveyed the current state of broadcast and production equipment owned by IPBS members. We also documented a shared vision for future investments,

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ATSC 3.0 One Year On: Are Broadcasters Ready?

FROM TV TECHNOLOGY: A year after the FCC gave U.S. broadcasters the green light to deploy ATSC 3.0, stations are ramping up their efforts to make the Next Gen TV standard a reality by 2020. Last month’s announcement of support from prominent station groups illustrated how far efforts have come in the past 12 months. At NAB Show New York, executives from Fox Television Stations;

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After Merger of PRI and PRX, ‘Both Companies Will Be Affected in Some Way’

FROM CURRENT: PRX and PRI are keeping their names for now, but changes are coming to the organization formed by their merger. Behind the scenes, executives are reviewing departments and evaluating staffers’ expertise to determine “the most efficient merger” and to “match people to the right roles based on our priorities,” said Kerri Hoffman, the former PRX CEO who holds the same position in the

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Elections Roadshow: Supporting Journalists’ Midterm Reporting

From the Google Blog: Journalists play a key role in making sure everyone has access to accurate information. From the spread of misinformation that can sway public opinion to digital attacks that take news websites offline, threats to quality journalism make it difficult for journalists to do their jobs. As a part of our commitment to help people engage with democratic processes, the Google News

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PRX and PRI Announce Transformational Public Media Merger

PRI (Public Radio International), a leading creator and curator of award-winning journalism and storytelling, and PRX, a company focused on cutting-edge content and audio technology, announced today that they are merging. Public Media Company will facilitate and finalize the merger in the fall of 2018. The new public media company will support the next generation of creatives, aiming to serve listeners who demand the highest-quality

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Public Media Company, Michigan State University and WKAR Announce Plans for “Next Gen TV” Test Station

Boulder, Colo. (June 28) — In collaboration with Michigan State University and WKAR, Public Media Company is excited to announce the launch of an experimental Next Gen TV broadcasting station. This is the first ATSC 3.0 test station by a public media station and will be designed to explore the potential of Next Gen TV to build stronger communities through education, news and information, arts,

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Strengthening Public Media, One Station at a Time

In a world where local media outlets are shrinking in size and impact, Public Media Company’s mission over the past 16 years has become even more critical. We help local, independent public media grow their impact through sustainable business expansion. Public Media Company brings extensive knowledge and experience along with rigorous analysis and passion for the growth of community-based media — whether we are advising

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Public Media Company Hires Kristina Cushing de Recinos as Director, Public Media Venture Group

Public Media Company is pleased to announce that Kristina Cushing de Recinos has joined Public Media Company to lead its “Next Generation TV” initiatives, including the Public Media Venture Group, a coalition of 25 public media television licensees representing 97 stations that reach 199 million Americans. Public Media Venture Group member stations are committed to working together and investing collaboratively in Next Generation TV for

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