The 2017 Public Media Summit - Monday, February 27 through Wednesday, March 1 in Washington, D.C. - will mark the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967. To register, click here.
NLC Posts APTS Blog on Public Safety
The National League of Cities (NLC) features the APTS blog, "How Cities Can Share Crucial Information During Emergencies." The blog describes how the Houston Fire and Police Departments work with Houston Public Media using datacasting technology to help first responders communicate with each other and deliver public safety services to the local community.
Public Broadcasting Helps Those Affected By Louisiana Floods
As Louisiana rebuilds after the recent flood, public broadcasting offers the community support and resources. Click here for more information from Louisiana Public Broadcasting.
Rocky Mountain PBS Provides Resources To Families and Caregivers
Rocky Mountain PBS launches a multi-state, multi-station initiative that offers an innovative way to supply information resources to families and informal caregivers who work with young children.
Iowa Public Television Premiers IPTV KIDS Clubhouse
The IPTV KIDS Clubhouse series engages children and parents, enrichs on-air children’s programming, and supplies schools and libraries with educational resources.
NET Improves Reading Skills of English Language Learners
Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (NET) partners with Lakeview Elementary to improve English Language Learners reading abilities while still embracing their native languages.
Vermont PBS Presents Local Candidate Debates and Forums
Vermont PBS airs local forums and debates, ensuring that the people of Vermont have access to balanced, unbiased election coverage on issues of importance to the local community.
AETN Provides Training For Educators Through ArkansasIDEAS
Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN) provides innovative professional development training for educators through ArkansasIDEAS.
KUED Holds Ready To Learn Family Nights
KUED in Salt Lake City, Utah, reaches 38,000 low-income parents and children each year through Ready To Learn Family Nights.
LPB Provides A Forum For Civic Engagement and Civil Discourse
Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB) provides citizens a forum to voice their opinions and concerns about issues affecting Louisiana on the monthly news and public affairs program, Louisiana Public Square.
MPT Salutes Vietnam Veterans
Maryland Public Television's LZ Maryland was a weekend-long event that showed appreciation for Maryland's Vietnam veterans and honored those who were lost in the war.
The APTS State Funding Resource
The APTS State Funding Resource provides tools and guidance to support station efforts to establish, defend and increase state funding.
The APTS What Works Toolbox
What Works showcases public television station successes across the country in the areas of education, public safety, civic leadership and state funding.
APTS Associate Member Spotlight: Brugger Consulting
APTS is proud to have Brugger Consulting as an Associate Member. Brugger Consulting specializes in media organization, management, policy, partnerships, sustainable business models, regulation and funding.
America's Public Television Stations (APTS) is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1979. APTS represents the overwhelming majority of the 170 public television licensees nationwide. The mission of APTS is to conduct – in concert with member stations – advocacy, planning, research and communications activities to foster strong and financially sound noncommercial television. APTS also works to ensure member stations’ commitment and capacity to perform essential public service missions in education, public safety and civic leadership for the American people.
Protect My Public Media
Protect My Public Media is a network of local viewers and listeners in support of a strong public media in the United States.