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The 2017 Champion of Public Broadcasting Awards
APTS presented its 2017 Champion of Public Broadcasting Awards to Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA), Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).
The 2016 Champion of Public Broadcasting Awards
APTS presented its 2016 Champion of Public Broadcasting Awards to Senator Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA), Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK).
Patrick Butler Receives 2015 Trending 40 Association Leader Award
On Thursday, July 9, 2015, APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler received an award for being a 2015 Trending 40 Association Leader.
The 2015 National Advocacy Award
APTS presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director & General Manager, KBTC, for their exceptional efforts in furthering public television’s legislative goals and marshalling grassroots support for public broadcasting.
The 2015 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award
APTS presented the 2015 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Hilma Prather of Kentucky for her outstanding work as a lay leader and advocate in the public broadcasting system.
The 2015 EDGE Award
APTS presented the 2015 EDGE Award to Alan Popkin, Director of Television Engineering and Technical Operations, KLCS-TV in Los Angeles.
The 2015 Public Service Award for Excellence in Education
APTS presented the first-ever Public Service Award for Excellence in Education to Gail Porter Long, who recently retired as senior vice president and chief education officer at Maryland Public Television after four decades of service.
The 2015 Champion of Public Broadcasting Awards
APTS presented its 2015 Champion of Public Broadcasting Awards to Governor Robert Bentley (R-AL) and Senator Richard J. Durbin (D-IL).
The 2014 National Advocacy Awards
The 2014 National Advocacy Awards recognize two exceptional individuals who exemplify effective advocacy on behalf of public television. This year's awards were given to Gail Sande, Member of the Board of Trustees, KNPB Public Broadcasting, and Dorothy Pacella, Executive Director of the Friends of THIRTEEN, Inc.
The 2014 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award
APTS presented the 2014 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Edmund Driggs, Board Member, WTVI PBS Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina, for his outstanding work as an advocate for public television in his community and on the national scene.

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Variety Article 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.
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NBC News Article Explains How Cuts To Public Broadcasting Funding Will Affect Local Workers and Stations

This NBC News article explains how eliminating the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) would have a far-reaching effect on public television and radio stations across the country.
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - December 2016

Register Today for the APTS 2017 Public Media Summit; Patrick Butler Essay on the New Washington Published in Current; Technology Coalition Webinar on New Broadcast Standard Available Now; ESSA Family Engagement Plan Memo Available to Stations
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THE SIGNAL - October 2016

The 2017 Public Media Summit Registration is Now Open; APTS and DHS Enter Agreement to Promote Datacasting in this edition of The Signal.
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