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About Our Partners

Arkansas Educational Television Network
Arkansas Educational Television Network first took to the airwaves in 1966 as (KETS) in Little Rock, Arkansas. After ten years of operation, KETS became AETN, the Arkansas Educational Television Network with the addition of three transmitters in Fayetteville, Jonesboro, and Arkadelphia. As AETN grew into a full fledged network, so did the responsibilities of the Production Department which saw its range of interest grow from a single city to an entire state.

Throughout the years AETN has consistently received national recognition for its Original Programming. This recognition reflects a history of broadcasting excellence that AETN has maintained throughout its forty year history and exemplified by the network’s many Emmy awards

Alaska Public Media
Alaska Public Media is headquartered at KAKM-TV in Anchorage. It provides PBS to more than three-fourths of the state in partnership with KTOO-Juneau and KYUK-Bethel. Alaska Pubic Media is also the home of KSKA-FM, the Alaska Public Radio Network, Alaskapublic.org and Town Square 49. Alaska Public Media created Indie Alaska in 2013 in partnership with PBS Digital Studios. It features the stories of the men and women who make up the real Alaska.

Center for Asian American Media
CAAM is a non-profit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible. We do this by funding, producing, distributing and exhibiting works in film, television and digital media.

CET Cincinnati and ThinkTV Dayton
CET and ThinkTV, services of the Public Media Connect regional public media partnership, are Southwest Ohio’s leading providers of education and enrichment in living rooms and classrooms. Through PBS and local programming, arts initiatives, online resources, innovative multimedia curriculum projects, parent workshops and professional development for teachers, CET and ThinkTV positively impact our community with rich and diverse resources and award-winning programs.

Public Media Connect serves more than 3 million people in the Greater Cincinnati and Dayton communities. CET and ThinkTV's mission is to strengthen the communities they serve through programs and services that inspire and inform, educate and engage, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning and the power of diverse perspectives.

Independent Lens
The Independent Television Service (ITVS) funds, presents, and promotes award-winning documentaries and dramas on public television and cable, innovative new media projects on the Web, and the Emmy Award-winning weekly series Independent Lens Monday nights at 10:00 PM on PBS.

KQED San Francisco & Film School Shorts
Film School Shorts is a national half-hour weekly series that showcases short student films from across the country. Grouped together around a central theme or topic, and featuring production values that rival their indie film counterparts, KQED is proud to present award winning entertainment to a national audience. KQED Public Television 9 is one of the nation's most-watched public television stations during primetime.

KQED produces and acquires programs that inspire, inform, and entertain the people of Northern California. KQED broadcasts the best available programs from PBS, APT, and other distributors, and also produces its own unique national and local programs, series, and specials. Airing more independent films than any other public broadcasting station in the country, KQED is committed to bringing the work of local and independent film producers to the community. KQED video content is now widely available for streaming and downloads on this site and on iTunes.

KLRU Austin
KLRU-TV, Austin PBS, reflects, celebrates and inspires Central Texas through creative excellence, community engagement and lifelong learning. In addition to providing locally produced and quality national television programming, KLRU is also a non-profit organization helping to build a stronger community through educational workshops, community engagement projects and public events. Known as the producing station of the longest running live music television show Austin City Limits, KLRU has also worked on several other national productions including the documentaries Tattooed Under Fire and Citizen Architect. 

Latino Public Broadcasting
Latino Public Broadcasting supports the development, production, acquisition and distribution of non-commercial educational and cultural media that is representative of Latino people, or addresses issues of particular interest to Latino Americans. These programs are produced for dissemination to the public broadcasting stations and other public telecommunication entities. By acting as minority consortium, LPB provides a voice to the diverse Latino community throughout the United States.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting
Louisiana Public Broadcasting is a state network of six non-commercial television stations licensed to the Louisiana Educational Television Authority (LETA), established in 1971 by the Louisiana Legislature. The Mission of Louisiana Public Broadcasting is to provide programming that is intelligent, informative, educational and entertaining. LPB strives to connect the citizens of Louisiana by creating content that showcases Louisiana’s unique history, people, places and events. In addition to the programs that LPB produces, such as LPB's weekly newsmagazine Louisiana: The State We’re In, and a monthly roundtable Louisiana Public Square and our catalog of documentaries about the people, places and issues of importance in Louisiana, LPB airs quality national programming. 

National Black Programming Consortium
Black Public Media (also known as NBPC) develops, produces and funds media content about the Black experience for public media outlets, including television, digital radio and online. Since 1991, Black Public Media has invested more than $10 million dollars in iconic documentary content for public media outlets, including PBS and PBS.org; training, mentoring and supporting a diverse array of producers who create content about contemporary black experiences.

Pacific Islanders in Communications
PIC is dedicated to supporting, advancing, and developing Pacific Island media content and talent that results in a deeper understanding of Pacific Island history, culture, and contemporary challenges. In keeping with the mission, PIC helps Pacific Islander stories reach national audiences through funding support for productions, training and education, broadcast services, and community outreach.

POV
POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 275 of the best, boldest and most innovative documentaries to PBS audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

Vermont PBS
Vermont PBS is proud of its long heritage as Vermont’s statewide public television connection, and as a vital source for the stories that define Vermont. Talented local filmmakers regularly turn to Vermont PBS as a partner in showcasing films that explore the people, the issues and the landscapes of northern New England. Through our on-air and online platforms, and our expanding community partnerships, we’re using the power of public media to bring communities together around content of consequence. 

Vision Maker Media
Vision Maker Media shares Native stories with the world. It advances Native media that represents the values, experiences, histories, and cultures of Tribal Nations, communities and people.

WCVE Richmond
WCVE PBS is a part of the Community Idea Stations, which provides public TV and public radio for central Virginia. Every week, the Community Idea Stations reaches more than 300,000 people in Central Virginia of every age, demographic and economic circumstance. By providing the best of PBS and NPR programming and coupling that with a strong set of local, community-based programs and services, we strive to be a valuable community partner that makes an important impact in the areas of arts, news, history, science and education. 

Wisconsin Media Lab
Wisconsin Media Lab produces and procures cost-free K-12 multimedia educational content. Our public media classroom resources align to academic standards and span all curricular areas. At WIMediaLab.org educators can find interactive websites, streaming videos, eBooks, images and soundfiles.

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