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Recent Press Releases

PBS KIDS Announces New Halloween Programming, Multiplatform Content and Educator Resources

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Themed programing will air and stream throughout the month, including the premiere of THE CAT IN THE HAT KNOWS A LOT ABOUT HALLOWEEN! on Friday, October 28.

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PBS Wins 14 News & Documentary Emmys®

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PBS programs were honored with 14 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, more than any other organization, at the 37th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards presentation at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Frederick P. Rose Hall in New York City on September 21.

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PBS Names Ira Rubenstein Chief Digital and Marketing Officer

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced that Ira Rubenstein has been named Chief Digital and Marketing Officer for PBS, and that Kenji Thielstrom has joined the team as Vice President, Creative Services.

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Katherine Lauderdale Named PBS Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

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PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced that Katherine Lauderdale has been named PBS Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. A 14-year veteran of PBS’ leadership team who previously served at member station WTTW in Chicago, Lauderdale manages the Office of the General Counsel.

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PBS Receives Two Primetime Emmy® Awards

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On Sunday, September 18, PBS received two Primetime Emmy® Awards, one for Sherlock: The Abominable Bride on MASTERPIECE and one for Downton Abbey, The Final Season on MASTERPIECE.

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