PBS NewsHour

Reach Informed Audiences with Quality News Reporting

Delivering unbiased news from award-winning journalists, including anchor Judy Woodruff, PBS NEWSHOUR is an objective source of excellent, in-depth reporting on national and global issues. Highly educated and influential audiences turn to the quality reporting and expert analyses PBS NEWSHOUR has provided for more than 40 years.

Airing weeknights on more than 300 public television stations nationwide, your brand can sponsor PBS NEWSHOUR and align with PBS, the most trusted institution in America for 17 consecutive years. [1] Read below for more details about this popular program or explore the PBS News & Current Events sponsorship package. 


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America, Interrupted

A new original podcast from the PBS NEWSHOUR

AMERICA, INTERRUPTED is a new podcast from the PBS NEWSHOUR that delves deep into how the pandemic is affecting the economy, society and our personal lives. How did we get here? And how do we find our way out of it? We explore how the coronavirus outbreak is changing our communities through factual reporting, unique voices and personal storytelling.

Through 2-ways with experts, community members and internal NEWSHOUR experts, our on-air talent, correspondents and reporters will capture a snapshot of the outbreak at the ground level, at a time when many of us are stuck at home but looking for context and perspective. Episodes are available now via the websiteiTunesSpotifyStitcher and wherever you get your podcasts.

Sponsor PBS NewsHour

Sponsoring PBS NEWSHOUR presents your brand’s message to an influential audience.

Sponsorship opportunities include:

Potential to reach millions of viewers with 15- or 30-second on-air spots per broadcast
Extend your sponsorship reach with :15 or :30 pre-roll available across desktop, OTT and mobile platforms and digital display on show website


PBS programs like PBS NEWSHOUR continue to be trusted sources for unbiased news and information.


For two years running, PBS NEWSHOUR was rated most “credible” and “objective” among weekday series for Opinion Leaders [2]

PBS broadcasts the top 3 most “credible” television sources that reach Opinion Leaders [2]

PBS is the 4th most-watched network for Opinion Leaders [2]

Four of the top 5 most “objective” television sources that reach most Opinion Leaders were PBS programs [2]


Align Your Brand with PBS NewsHour

Learn more about sponsoring quality, unbiased news programming from PBS.

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DISCLAIMER | Program titles, broadcast dates and talent subject to change at any time.
Sources: 1. Marketing & Research Resources, Inc. (M&RR), January 2020; 2. 2019 Erdos & Morgan Opinion Leaders Study.