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The 2013 EDGE Awards
The APTS EDGE Awards are presented annually to public television stations that use digital technology, groundbreaking partnerships and educational technologies to deliver innovative services to their communities.
The 2013 National Advocacy Awards
The 2013 National Advocacy Awards recognize two exceptional individuals who exemplify effective advocacy on behalf of public television. This year's awards were given to Ruby Calvert, General Manager of Wyoming PBS, and Mark Leonard, General Manager of Illinois Public Media.
The 2013 David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award
APTS presented The 2013 David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award to Jo Ellen Chatham for her outstanding work as a lay leader and advocate in the public broadcasting system, as well as serving as co-chair of the PBS SoCal board of trustees.
The 2012 National Advocacy Awards
The 2012 National Advocacy Awards recognize two exceptional individuals who exemplify effective advocacy on behalf of public television.
The 2012 David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award
APTS presented the 2012 David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award to Catherine Ann Stevens for her work this past year during the most challenging federal funding crisis of the past 15 years, as well as her long-time service on the WETA board of trustees.
The 2012 EDGE Awards
The EDGE Awards are presented annually to public television stations that use digital technology, groundbreaking partnerships and educational technologies to deliver innovative services to their communities.
The 2011 David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award
The APTS Board of Trustees created the David J. Brugger Grassroots Advocacy Award in honor of its former president and CEO, David Brugger, who worked tirelessly to recognize the tremendous contribution of grassroots advocates to the system.
The 2011 National Advocacy Awards
The National Advocacy Award recognizes an individual that exemplifies effective advocacy on behalf of public television.
The 2011 EDGE Awards
The EDGE Awards are presented annually to public television stations that use digital technology, groundbreaking partnerships and educational technologies to deliver innovative services to their communities.
The 2010 National Advocacy Award
The 2010 National Advocacy Award recognizes an individual or station that exemplifies effective advocacy on behalf of public television.

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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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