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Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 EDGE Award to Alan Popkin
APTS today presented the 2015 EDGE Award to Alan Popkin, Director of Television Engineering and Technical Operations, KLCS-TV in Los Angeles.
Association of Public Television Stations Elects New Board Leaders, Members
APTS today announced the election of new leaders and members of its Board of Trustees.
APTS Statement on the President's FY 2016 Budget
APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY 2016 budget that was released today.
APTS Statement on the Passing of Peggy Charren
Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of the APTS, made the following statement today on the passing of Peggy Charren.
APTS Restructures Staff and Promotes Kate Riley to Vice President, Government and Public Affairs
APTS announced today the restructuring of its staff and the promotion of Kate Riley to vice president, government and public affairs.
Public Television Provides Education, Public Safety and Civic Leadership Services To All Americans
America's public television stations are committed to three essential public service missions: education, public safety and civic leadership.
APTS, CPB and PBS Statement Regarding Broadcast Spectrum Incentive Auction Petition For Reconsideration
APTS, CPB and PBS today filed a Petition for Reconsideration with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging the Commission to reconsider and revise part of the rules adopted earlier...
APTS Commends the House for Passing the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act
APTS today commended the U.S. House of Representatives for passing H.R. 4572, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Reauthorization Act (STELA).
New York Times Article Discusses The Need To Ensure Universal Free Access to Public TV
On Monday, June 16, 2014, The New York Times published an article by journalist Elizabeth Jensen entitled, "Worries Over Access to Free Public TV."
Association of Public Television Stations, Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS Statement Regarding FCC's Report & Order Governing Spectrum Auction Process
The national leadership of public television commends the Federal Communications Commission for its timely release of the Report and Order governing the forthcoming spectrum incentive auction...

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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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APTS Statement on the President’s FY 2018 Budget

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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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