Author Archives: Marla Krueger

PBS Project NAPA

Update: Winners of Project NAPA Station Grants Thank you to all the station representatives who applied for the PBS Project NAPA Station Grants. Your missions and endeavors impressed us greatly, and made the field very competitive.Times like these call for... Read More »

PBS KIDS GO! Y2 Web Grants

 In the second year of a three-year grant cycle, PBS KIDS GO! asked ten stations to create locally relevant, replicable, interactive content for kids aged 6-10.  As the project nears its end, we're excited to present four new tools for... Read More »

WPBT: Facebook Live Events

Live Facebook events have become an innovative way for stations to engage communities and take part in online program discussions. Miami, Florida's WPBT2 has already produced four live FB events since May. Most recently, they have conducted live chat following... Read More »


PBS KIDS has made exciting new design and OawvInRaf4 updates to the current PBS KIDS GO! video module. This module was originally launched for stations' websites in 2008. The latest round of updates will go live on July 6th, 2010. ... Read More »

Y1 PBS KIDS GO! Grant, WGTE's A...B...See Me

 A...B...See Me! is a series of online video learning adventures, developed by WGTE Public Media in Toledo, Ohio that allows children to upload their photo that is then superimposed onto the lead character who navigates a space-pod through each quest.... Read More »


SRC along with WFSU recently launched the PBS KIDS GO!  FacePlace.  Trisha Moynihan will be answering SP&I's questions about the new, free online site that gives children the chance to learn, while dipping their toes into the new age of... Read More »

Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), Crisis in the Gulf

In response to the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, several stations including Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), pulled together data and social media assets to create an informative, site experience, Crisis in the Gulf.  Jeanne Lamy, Web Project... Read More »

Getting to Know Our Station Advisory Council: Julianne Lamsek

PBS Interactive depends on the advice and suggestions of the Station Advisory Council (SAC) members when it comes to innovation for stations and the digital media arena.  We would like to introduce you to your SAC members in an effort... Read More »

PBS Interactive Innovation Awards

DEADLINE EXTENDED!PBS Interactive wants to recognize your innovative efforts in digital media. Last year KTEH took home the PBS Interactive Innovation of the Year title with their project "KTEH Cooks with Garlic." The innovative success of this project was the... Read More »

SAC Nominations

Updated 1/25/10 Thank you to all who submitted nominations for the Station Advisory Council.  We are very pleased to see the strong interest in the council, along with the caliber of the nominations. We are well into the review process... Read More »

COVE, Holiday Schedule

Please note we will be working on a modified holiday schedule during the week of Thanksgiving. COVE portal passwords are removed once per week on Wednesdays. Password removal requests must be submitted by Tuesday, 3:00pm EST in order for the... Read More »

National Parks Online Giving Tools: FAQ's

For stations participating in the National Parks Online Giving project, we thought we would share a few of the station questions and answers that have recently surfaced during widget implementation. If you do not see your question below, please feel... Read More »

UNC-TV's Health Care Reform: North Carolina's Watch on Washington

UNC-TV's Health Care Reform: North Carolina's Watch on Washington  is our latest station project in the spotlight.   This project is a success story of how a station incorporated timely, local and national content, while interactively engaging the viewer through calls... Read More »

Getting to Know Our Station Advisory Council: Marsha Bemko

Our second interview-ee in our series of Getting to Know our Station Advisory Council is  Marsha Bemko.  As Executive Producer for Antiques Roadshow, Marsha acts as the voice of the PBS producer community on our council.1. What is your role... Read More »

Getting to Know our Station Advisory Council: Phil Meyer

Station Products & Services relies on the Station Advisory Council (SAC) members as a pathway for communications and feedback from the web OawvInRaf4 community among stations. To open up communication lines to as many contacts as possible, we wanted to... Read More »

Chat Live with Ken Burns and the National Parks Production Team

By now, we all know a thing or two about the upcoming "The National Parks: America's Best Idea."  Coming to PBS in September, the film took over six years to film and produce.  You may not realize, though, that the... Read More »

Question of the Day: PBS Homepage Feature

In an effort to make this blog a bit more active, we've begun a question of the day feature where we will post and respond to a frequently asked question from the system.  Please let us know what you think!Q:... Read More »

DTV Schedules Update v1.5

We are deep into production for v1.5 of the DTV schedule modules. We have been able to incorporate feedback from stations, viewers, and the results from usability testing conducted in April.  User Testing To help us determine our priorities for... Read More »