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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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PBS Honors Hispanic Heritage Month With The 29th ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS, WILLIE VELASQUEZ: YOUR VOTE IS YOUR VOICE And More

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In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, PBS today announced programs that commemorate the experiences, culture and contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States.

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James E. Dunford Named Vice President, Programming and Operations at PBS

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Public television veteran James E. Dunford has been appointed Vice President, Programming and Operations for PBS. Dunford will assume this new role on Monday, October 3, and will report to Michael Kelley, Senior Vice President, Programming & Business Affairs.

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Chris Homer and Renard Jenkins Take on New Roles on PBS Technology and Operations Team

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PBS Chief Technology Officer Mario Vecchi announced new roles for two members of the PBS Technology and Operations Team. Chris Homer has been appointed Vice President, Engineering and Renard Jenkins has been promoted to Vice President, Operations. Both Homer and Jenkins report directly to Vecchi.

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PBS Names Dawn Ciccone Vice President of Brand Licensing

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PBS has promoted Dawn Ciccone to Vice President of Brand Licensing. Ciccone will continue to develop and manage multi-faceted brand licensing and e-commerce initiatives that support the mission of PBS and its nearly 350 member stations.

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PBS Programs Win 6 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards

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Winners of the 2016 Creative Arts Emmy® Awards were announced September 10 and 11 at ceremonies at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. PBS programs won 6 awards.

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PBS KIDS Announces New Episodes of PEG + CAT, Guest Starring Misty Copeland and Sandra Oh

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New One-Hour Special, “THE PEG + CAT MYSTERY HOUR,” and New Episodes with Special Guest Stars Begin Rolling out October 3 on PBS KIDS

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PBS Announces Schedule for PBS Arts Fall Festival Lineup

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PBS announced today the broadcast premiere dates for the diverse slate of performing arts specials that will air as part of the 2016 PBS Arts Fall Festival.

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PBS Names Tom Karlo Recipient of 2016 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award

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PBS today announced that Tom Karlo, general manager of PBS member station KPBS in San Diego and member of the PBS Board of Directors, is the recipient of the C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award.

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PBS KIDS Kicks Off the School Year with New Episodes of DANIEL TIGER'S NEIGHBORHOOD and Resources for Parents and Teachers

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As another school year quickly approaches, PBS KIDS’ popular series DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD is premiering new episodes to help kids gear up for the fall. On September 5th, the Emmy Award-nominated preschool show from The Fred Rogers Company kicks off a week of new episodes that focus specifically on school-readiness strategies.

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2016 PBS Development Award Recipients Announced

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PBS today announced category winners for the 2016 PBS Development Awards, which recognizes member stations for outstanding corporate support, membership, philanthropy and special achievement efforts in local communities.

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