Fred Rogers recorded a message for those who grew up watching “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” a few months before he died. Continue reading
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In the new book and PBS series “How We Got to Now,” Steven Johnson presents six game-changing innovations and how they shaped the modern world. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Johnson about surprising connections between invention and American society. Continue reading
ARLINGTON, VA — WETA President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller announced today the selection of Sara Just as Executive Producer of PBS NewsHour and Senior Vice President of NewsHour Productions LLC. Currently the Washington Deputy Bureau Chief at ABC News, Just will join PBS NewsHour on September 2. She will oversee the daily operations of the nightly news program, which is co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff and is available nationwide on more than 300 PBS stations, on public radio in select markets, and on digital content platforms. Continue reading
A 25-year veteran of ABC News, Sara worked at “Nightline” for 17 years and served as Acting Executive Producer when that program was being redesigned. She has also been a member of the network’s senior digital management team and played a key role in coordinating news coverage with digital strategy. She has earned many Emmy, Dupont, and Peabody awards for her work and been nominated for several Webbys.
A new web series by PBS Digital Studios called “Everything But the News” pokes fun at what we do at the NewsHour every night. In the first episode, Steve Goldbloom plays a fictional tech reporter who travels to Southern California for Vidcon, the largest convention of online video creators and stars worldwide. Continue reading
What would Jim Lehrer do? That’s Steve Goldbloom’s mantra in PBS Digital Studios’ latest creation, “Everything But the News” — the show that gives you a real (or is it fake? No, it’s real. But wait, is it really?) behind-the-scenes look at the making of a PBS NewsHour segment. Continue reading
As executive producer of "Masterpiece" on PBS, Rebecca Eaton has been feeding America’s appetite for British drama for the last 25 years. Jeffrey Brown talks to Eaton about her new book, "Making Masterpiece," and the decisionmaking process behind hits such as "Upstairs, Downstairs," "The Forsyte Saga" and "Downton Abbey." Continue reading