Research Finds Strong Support for Public TV as Public Safety Resource
New research finds the overwhelming majority of Americans see public tv as an effective channel for educating children and underserved populations about responding to emergency situations.
APTS Associate Member Spotlight: American Public Media
APTS is proud to have American Public Media (APM) as an Associate Member. APM is one of the largest station-based public radio organizations in America, combining multi-regional station operations, national content creation and distribution.
General McChrystal Touts Value of Public Broadcasting in New York Times Op-ed
The New York Times recently published an op-ed written by retired U.S. Army General Stanley McChrystal on the need for public broadcasting funding. Read it here.
Variety Details Deep Cuts to CPB Expected by President Trump
APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler explains what how public broadcasting stations will preserve federal funding cuts to local stations.
NBC News Explains How Cuts To Public Broadcasting Will Affect Local Workers & Stations
APTS President & CEO Patrick Butler explains to NBC News how eliminating CPB would have a far-reaching effect on public tv and radio stations across the country.
Patrick Butler Delivers Presidential Address at 2017 Summit
APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler delivered his Presidential Address at the 2017 Public Media Summit.
APTS Presents 2017 Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) receives Champion of Public Broadcasting Award at APTS Public Media Summit.
APTS Presents 2017 Champion of Public Broadcasting Award To Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) receives Champion of Public Broadcasting Award at APTS Summit.
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.