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PBS's New Positioning Campaign Targets Curious Viewers

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is set to launch a new positioning campaign this summer featuring the tagline - "Stay Curious. PBS."

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PBS Establishes Regionally-Based Senior Programming Team

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Public television veteran Gustavo Sagastume, currently general manager of WLRN/Miami, and Jacoba "Coby" Atlas, a vice president and supervising producer of CNN Productions, have been named vice president, programming, of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), announced PBS President and CEO Pat Mitchell today, at the opening session of the PBS Annual Meeting in Nashville.

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PBS Online Launches Democracy Project Election 2000 Site

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Digging deeper into both the national and local election issues that concern most voters, PBS Online today launches the PBS Democracy Project Web site (PBS.org/democracy/), offering prospective voters a broad array of content to help them stay informed about the issues affecting their lives.

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Seven PBS Stations Revamp Primetime Line-Up For Pilot Schedule Project

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Viewers of public television stations in seven markets across the country will find their favorite PBS series occupying new timeslots this fall - the first scheduling move in 25 years for some programs.

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PBS and Member Stations to Spotlight "Content, Connectivity & Community" In Nashville

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More than 1,300 PBS station leaders from across the country - general managers, producers, programmers, communications executives and education directors - will convene in Nashville, Tennessee, for the 2000 PBS Annual Meeting June 9-12 at the Opryland Hotel, 2800 Opryland Drive.

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Wayne Godwin Named Executive Vice President for Member Affairs at Public Broadcasting Service

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Public television veteran Wayne Godwin, currently president and general manager of WCET-TV/Cincinnati, has been named executive vice president, member affairs, of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), announced PBS president and CEO Pat Mitchell today.

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PBS Advances Five Communications Executives

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Five Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) communications professionals have been promoted to new posts.

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PBS Online and KCET Launch "New Americans" Web Site and Live Online Adventure Exploring the Immigrant Experience

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PBS.org today debuts "NEW AMERICANS" (http://pbs.org/newamericans), a companion Web site to the documentary miniseries of the same name by Kartemquin Films -- the award-winning makers of "Hoop Dreams."

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PBS Endorses DBS Local Station Retransmission Plan From Local TV on Satellite (LTVS)

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) today endorsed the plan for direct broadcast satellite (DBS) carriage of local television stations offered by Local TV on Satellite (LTVS).

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Get Behind the Podium as PBS Online Launches 'Great American Speeches' Web Site

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PBS Online today debuts one of the most comprehensive sites ever devoted to the speeches that have punctuated American history with "GREAT AMERICAN SPEECHES: 80 YEARS OF POLITICAL ORATORY" (pbs.org/greatspeeches), a companion Web site to the documentary airing on PBS Fridays, April 7-May 5, 2000, 9:00 p.m. (check local listings).

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PBS Executive Peter Downey, Brilliant Public Television Pioneer

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M. Peter Downey, senior vice president of program business affairs at the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and a 37-year veteran of public broadcasting, died of a heart ailment on March 26.

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"PBS Showcase" To Feature U.S. Television Premiere of "Buena Vista Social Club"

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"Buena Vista Social Club," Wim Wenders' acclaimed Academy Award-nominated documentary, which blends the sultry allure of traditional Cuban music with impressionistic glimpses of contemporary Havana, debuts on PBS, Wednesday, July 19, 2000, it was announced by PBS and presenting station KCET/Hollywood.

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Local PBS Stations To Receive $1.95 Million Through CPB Grant For Election 2000 Programming, Online & Outreach Activities

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Locally based, original election-year programming and online content will be available to public television audiences nationwide through a $1.95 million grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

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PBS Chooses Award-Winning Agency, Fallon McElligott, To Guide Positioning And Media Efforts

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has selected the Minneapolis-based Fallon McElligott advertising agency to create a new positioning campaign and to work on paid-media planning and buying. The announcement was made today by Judy Braune, vice president of PBS strategy & brand management.

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PBS Names Patricia Nugent Head of Children's Programming

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A production executive with experience in children's and family programming on both broadcast and cable television, Patricia Nugent, has been selected as head of children's programming for the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The announcement was made today by John Wilson, senior vice president, PBS programming.

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