New Mexico’s Historic Public Television and Radio Programs to be Preserved by Statewide Partnership and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Indigenous and Hispanic Programs Featured Among Content from Five Contributing Organizations Two-Year Digitization Project funded with $485,000 grant from The Council on Library and Information Resources New Mexico PBS (NMPBS) and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) announced today a collaborative effort to digitize, preserve and make accessible historic television and radio programs produced … Continue reading New Mexico’s Historic Public Television and Radio Programs to be Preserved by Statewide Partnership and The American Archive of Public Broadcasting

NEW 'Vegetable Soup' Collection was created by the New York State Education Department and distributed by Public Media

The AAPB is pleased to launch the Vegetable Soup Collection, which contains episodes from the eponymous children’s educational television series produced by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) with support from a grant from the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare under the direction of the award-winning producer Yanna Kroyt Brandt. Produced over … Continue reading NEW 'Vegetable Soup' Collection was created by the New York State Education Department and distributed by Public Media

New Graduate Scholarships in Audio-Visual Preservation and Archiving of Public Media

In July 2019, the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) and the University of Alabama (UA) embarked on a collaboration to provide fellowships in public media preservation. WCVE in Richmond, WSRE in Pensacola, and the Center for Public Television and Radio at the University of Alabama hosted four graduate fellows who together digitized historic programs … Continue reading New Graduate Scholarships in Audio-Visual Preservation and Archiving of Public Media

Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with Preserved Collections in the AAPB

Earlier this week, Indigenous Peoples' Day commemorated the histories and cultures of Native American peoples. It is recognized across the United States on the second Monday in October and is an official city and state holiday in various localities. To honor this important holiday and the First Nations and peoples which it celebrates, the American … Continue reading Commemorating Indigenous Peoples’ Day with Preserved Collections in the AAPB

WGBH Awarded $750,000 Grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

AAPB to work with Brandeis University’s Lab for Linguistics and Computation to use artificial intelligence to enhance accessibility and discoverability of content BOSTON – WGBH announced today The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s renewed support for WGBH with a two-year, $750,000 grant, which will enhance usability of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). The AAPB … Continue reading WGBH Awarded $750,000 Grant by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Space Exploration on Public Broadcasting

We accept or marvel at the revolutionary products of science while giving little thought to the basic ideas, concepts, techniques and logic that have gone into exploring, understanding and explaining our universe or in building our technical civilization. Description from WGBH's series Of Science and Scientists (1957) Image of Astronaut Buzz Aldrin on the moon. … Continue reading Space Exploration on Public Broadcasting

1969 in Public Media: The Civil Rights Movement

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1969. Here to highlight the role of public media in covering the events of this turbulent year, we welcome back Christopher Brown, Archives Engagement Intern at the AAPB who is publishing a series of articles about this fascinating topic. Christopher is currently pursuing a Masters in History with … Continue reading 1969 in Public Media: The Civil Rights Movement

1969 in Public Media: The Student Movement

This year marks the 50th anniversary of 1969, an important and turbulent year in history. Here to highlight the role of public media in covering these events, we welcome back Christopher Brown, Archives Engagement Intern at the AAPB who will be publishing a series of articles about this fascinating topic. Christopher is currently pursuing a … Continue reading 1969 in Public Media: The Student Movement

Through the Lens: Photography in Focus

Today, June 29th is “National Camera Day”, a fitting time to explore the subject of photography in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). This week, we welcome Christopher Brown, Archives Engagement Intern at the AAPB, currently pursuing a Masters in History with a focus in Archives. Christopher obtained his BA in Film and is … Continue reading Through the Lens: Photography in Focus

Media for the Public Good Donates Programming to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

Public radio programming covering LGBTQ issues as well as musical performances and other programming to be preserved and made accessible to the public. New York (06..06.19) – Media for the Public Good, Inc. (MFPG), announced today that it is donating episodes of OutCasting, public radio’s LGBTQ youth program, plus additional OutCasting and other content, to … Continue reading Media for the Public Good Donates Programming to the American Archive of Public Broadcasting