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Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director/General Manager, KBTC
APTS today presented the 2015 National Advocacy Award to Rob Dunlop, President & CEO, KCTS 9, and Ed Ulman, Executive Director & General Manager, KBTC.
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 David J. Brugger Lay Leadership Award to Hilma Prather
APTS today presented the 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 APTS...
Association of Public Television Stations Presents 2015 Public Service Award for Excellence in Education to Gail Porter Long
APTS today 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...
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...

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APTS Congratulates FCC Commissioners Rosenworcel and Carr on their Senate Confirmations

Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of APTS, issued the following statement on the confirmation of Jessica Rosenworcel and Brendan Carr to serve as Commissioners of the Federal...
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APTS Commends the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for Providing Significant Funding for Public Broadcasting

APTS president and CEO Patrick Butler issued the following statement today commending the U.S. House Appropriations Committee for its bipartisan support of public broadcasting funding.
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THE SIGNAL - July 2017

Appropriations Update; House Budget Bill Slightly Softens Public Broadcasting Reference; Leadership Council Webinar Recording Now Available; August Recess Engagement Critical; House Subcommittee On Communications And Technology Holds FCC Oversight Hearing: APTS Files Ex Parte Opposing Microsoft's White Spaces Proposal; and more.
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THE SIGNAL - June 2017

APTS and PBS Announce Initiative With T-Mobile to Preserve Access to Public Television for Millions in Rural America; Budget and Appropriations Update; Protect My Public Media Prepares for the Next Challenge; Fourth of July Recess Next Week: Engage with Members of Congress and the Public; Public Television Files Reply Comments in the FCC Next Gen Proceeding
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