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PUBLIC TELEVISION NAMES UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL INOUYE, HI WINNER OF THE 2007 CHAMPION OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING AWARD

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PBS President and CEO, Paula Kerger and John Lawson, President and CEO of Association of America's Public Television Stations (APTS) presented United States Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii with the 2007 Champion of Public Broadcasting Award during a luncheon at the annual General Managers Planning Meeting this afternoon at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Washington, DC.

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PBS FOUNDATION NAMES BRUCE CHIZEN, CEO, ADOBE AND WGBH PRESIDENT, HENRY BECTON JR. TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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PBS President & CEO, Paula Kerger announced the appointment of two new members to the PBS Foundation Board of Directors - software industry leader, Bruce Chizen and long-time public broadcasting veteran, Henry Becton Jr. - during the meeting of the full PBS Board.

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PBS & WGBH/BOSTON TO COLLABORATE ON MAJOR ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OFFERING FOR EDUCATORS

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PBS today announced a collaboration with the WGBH Education Foundation's Teachers' Domain, bringing Teachers' Domain's state-of-the-art online science courses to PBS TeacherLine's national online professional development service for educators.

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BILL MOYERS JOURNAL RETURNS TO PBS LINE-UP IN APRIL

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Veteran journalist Bill Moyers returns to PBS in April with a weekly public affairs series entitled BILL MOYERS JOURNAL - the name of his first important series on public television 35 years ago.

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KEN BURNS AND PBS EXTEND RELATIONSHIP TO AT LEAST 2022

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PBS has extended its agreement with the acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns to 2022, John Boland, Chief Content Officer, announced today during the PBS executive session at the television critics meeting in Pasadena, CA.

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PBS DEBUTS "NEWS FLASH FIVE"

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PBS today announced the launch of NEWS FLASH FIVE (www.pbskids.org/newsflashfive), a pioneering Web site to encourage 8-11 year-olds to learn about current events, and bring them a fresh way of receiving and reporting news online. The announcement was made at the Television Critics Association Press Tour.

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ANDREW RUSSELL NAMED SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT, PBS VENTURES

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PBS today announced the appointment of Andrew Russell as Senior Vice President, PBS Ventures. Russell will plan and direct revenue-generating activities for PBS� content and distribution to support the mission of public broadcasting.

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PBS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH WITH A SLATE OF SPECIAL PROGRAMMING February 1-28, 2007

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PBS broadcasts programming created by and about African Americans year-round, from drama to public affairs to history to independent film. In celebration of Black History Month, February 2007, PBS will broadcast a lineup of new and encore presentations honoring and exploring African-American history.

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Jason Seiken Named PBS' Senior Vice President, Interactive

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Following a nation-wide search, Internet pioneer Jason Seiken has been appointed PBS' Senior Vice President, Interactive. Seiken will report to PBS' Chief Content Officer, John Boland, and will begin his tenure at PBS headquarters in Arlington, VA this month.

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