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Sign up for PBS Digital's New Monthly Localization Report

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve created a new and improved version of the Localization report for PBS stations!

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WGVU Public Media Celebrates Being an Art Nerd

Last Updated by Bradley Gordon | WGVU on

Everyone’s a nerd for something, and at WGVU Public Media you’ll find us nerding out for just about everything. From exploring fractal geometry, to the chemistry of crème brûlée, from Austin City Limits to happy little trees, WGVU Public Media is the original sanctuary of explorers, and their obsessive, intelligent pursuits.

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3 Resources for Your PBS Promo Toolbox

Last Updated by Phil Piga | Event Strategy & Production Director | PBS & PBS KIDS on

Whether you are promoting a local event for your station, a national PBS show or event, or just want to spruce up the scenery in your office, PBS has tools that can help. Below are three, easy-to-access station resources to have handy at all times.

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New Bentomatic: The Roosevelts

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As we turn our attention to Ken Burns's 7-part documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate Portrait, PBS Digital put together a collection of programs, clips, and web extras from across the system to get everyone up to speed on one of the most prominent and influential families in American politics.

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NewsHour Chats: Does Think Tank Diversity Matter?

Last Updated by Nora Daly | Audience Engagement Specialist | PBS NewsHour on

Of approximately 1,823 think tanks in the United States, over half are university affiliated. Because of this, law schools and other graduate programs are a primary pipeline to careers in the think tank sector. Lack of diversity is a major problem within many of the nation’s top graduate programs.

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Apply for PBS Digital Studios Training

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Is your station looking to beef up its DSLR video production skills? Do you have ideas for a PBS Digital Studios web series, but aren’t quite sure how to achieve it? Many stations are in a similar boat - that’s why PBS Digital Studios has teamed up with filmmakers Travis Gilmour and Slavik Boyechko to create a multi-day video production course for station personnel.

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Bentomatic: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a collection of groundbreaking documentaries and insightful profiles, highlighting the stories, people, music and issues that explore Latinos in America.

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Join the PBS KIDS Twitter Party About Vaccines

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PBS KIDS will be hosting a Twitter party promoting the upcoming documentary and discussing the topic of vaccinations on Tuesday, September 9 at 1pm EST.

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Watch PBS on Amazon Fire TV

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An announcement concerning the new PBS and PBS KIDS apps on Amazon Fire TV went out to stations earlier today. In case you missed the big reveal, we also wanted to post a copy to the SPI blog.

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New Bentomatic: PBS Digital Studios

Last Updated by Jen Carter on

PBS Digital Studios developed a new and exciting Bentomatic that is now ready for stations to add to their sites. This Bentomatic came out of requests made by stations (like Detroit Public Television) for more easily accessible Digital Studios content on station sites.

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