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“Maria” From Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) Wins the 2017 PBS Online Film Festival’s “Most Popular” Award

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Two winners were announced today for the sixth annual PBS Online Film Festival. The film that took the “Most Popular” award was “Maria,” presented by Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) and The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) film “You Can Go,” received the “Juried Prize.”

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Stand Up To Cancer and PBS Open Applications For 2018 Emperor Science Award Program

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Stand Up To Cancer, a division of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, and PBS today announced the opening of applications for The Emperor Science Award 2018 program, designed to empower high school students to become the next generation of cancer researchers.

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PBS Announces Fall 2017 Schedule

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PBS today announced its fall 2017 lineup anchored by THE VIETNAM WAR from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick and including a Star-Studded New Season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR.

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PBS Nominated for 46 News & Documentary Emmys®

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On July 25, 2017 The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 38th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 46 nominations, the most earned by any organization.

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PBS Programs Receive 11 Primetime Emmy® Award Nominations

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On July 13, 2017 the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced nominations for the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards, for which PBS programs received 11 nominations.

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PBS Programs Receive Two Imagen Award Nominations

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On Thursday, July 6, 2017, the Imagen Foundation announced the 32nd Annual Imagen Award nominations. The Imagen Awards recognize programs and individuals that advance the positive portrayal and number of Latinos on screen. PBS programs received two nominations including, GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America” and AMERICA BY THE NUMBERS WITH MARIA HINOJOSA “The New Deciders.”

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PBS and PBS KIDS Programs Receive Three TCA Awards Nominations

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On June 19, 2017 the Television Critics Association (TCA) announced nominees for their annual awards, which recognize outstanding television programming in the 2016-2017 season, honoring actors, producers and programs in a variety of categories, including news and information, youth, reality, drama and comedy.

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PBS Announces Educators Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

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PBS announced the educators across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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East Tennessee PBS, WHYY, Community Idea Stations and Georgia Public Broadcasting Garner Top Honors in 2017 PBS Development Awards

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East Tennessee PBS, WHYY, Community Idea Stations and Georgia Public Broadcasting were named today by PBS as the category winners for the 2017 PBS Development Awards, which recognizes member stations for outstanding corporate support, membership, philanthropy and special achievement fundraising efforts in local communities.

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Bill Isler, Former President & CEO of The Fred Rogers Company, Receives 2017 PBS “Be more” Award

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Early childhood educator William (Bill) H. Isler, who helped bring to life loveable characters such as Daniel Tiger as the chief of The Fred Rogers Company, is the 14th leader to be recognized with the PBS “Be more” Award.

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PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer Announce New Class of Students Selected for the Emperor Science Awards

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A select group of 100 high school students has been named winners in the second year of PBS LearningMedia’s and Stand Up To Cancer’s Emperor Science Award program.

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AETN Leader Allen Weatherly Honored Posthumously with PBS Station Leadership Award

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Allen Weatherly, former executive director of Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN), was honored posthumously as the 2017 recipient of the Daniel K. Miller PBS Station Leadership Award, PBS announced today.

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PBS Names KQED Fundraising Leader Earl Blauner as C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year for 2017

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PBS has named Earl Blauner, Special Counsel for Gift Planning and Endowment at Northern California public television station KQED, as the recipient of the 2017 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award.

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2016 NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Wins CINE Golden Eagle Award

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On Friday, April 28, the 60th Annual CINE Golden Eagle finalists and winners were announced. Using criteria emphasizing excellence in storytelling and originality, the CINE Golden Eagle Awards honor media across platforms and genres, including scripted and documentary content, advertising, news, and virtual reality.

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PBS Programs Win Seven Daytime Emmy® Awards

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On April 28 and 30 the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences announced winners of the Daytime Emmy® Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. PBS programs won seven Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards, including five for ODD SQUAD and two for THE MIND OF A CHEF.

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