Tag: Paula Kerger
Perhaps one of the most under the radar TV stories of recent times is the success of PBS national programming to draw eyeballs on stations like WOSU across the country. PBS President Paula Kerger just completed the annual August press tour and I thought you might be interested a direct quotes from her presentation.
There is not a more efficient or entrepreneurial public broadcasting system anywhere in the world. Yet, funding for public broadcasting remains under attack. Just this past week, threats made their way into the presidential campaign discussion. We must remind our elected officials — and those who wish to be elected — that public broadcasting is [...]
WOSU joined hundreds of other station representatives at the annual PBS Conference in Austin last week.Â The mood was decidedly upbeat, despite the consistent economic issues facing both PBS and its 180 or so member stations.Â Some of the optimism may come from the newest ratings info that PBS revealed — the 5% increase in [...]
We were thrilled to have a visit yesterday with the new COO of PBS, Michael Jones and Senior VP Joyce Herring. They toured our facilities and we had sessions with our managers and senior staff. Given what we heard, there will be a new strategic plan for PBS shortly and it may change the organization [...]