PBS is made up of more than 350 local public noncommercial TV stations serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa. PBS stations reach more than 120 million people each month through on-air and online content. 

PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America's public Television stations. 

PBS oversees program acquisition and provides program distribution and promotion; education services; new media ventures; fundraising support; engineering and technology development; and video marketing.
TypePrivate
HQArlington, US
Founded1969
Size (employees)1,378 (est)
Websitepbs.org
PBS was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Arlington, US
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Key People/Management at PBS

Paula Kerger

Paula Kerger

President and CEO
Mario Vecchi

Mario Vecchi

CTO
Jonathan Barzilay

Jonathan Barzilay

COO
Beth Hoppe

Beth Hoppe

Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming
Michael Kelley

Michael Kelley

SVP, Programming & Business Affairs
Brian Reddington

Brian Reddington

Executive Director, PBS Foundation
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PBS Office Locations

PBS has an office in Arlington
Arlington, US (HQ)
2100 Crystal Drive
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1969
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PBS News and Updates

THIRTEEN's Nature Brings the Natural World to Life in New Season Wednesdays at 8 p.m. beginning October 24 on PBS (check local listings)

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, THIRTEEN's Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series Nature returns to PBS for its 37th season, presenting new episodes Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on PBS beginning October 24 (check local listings) with Super Cats, A Nature Miniseries, which...

Transamerica Institute's Catherine Collinson Named an Influencer in Aging by PBS Next Avenue

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nonprofit Transamerica Institute® is proud to announce that CEO and president Catherine Collinson has been named an Influencer in Aging by PBS Next Avenue. This award recognizes advocates, researchers, thought leaders, innovators, writers and...

Passport Software Releases PBS Manufacturing v.12.06, Easy to Use Manufacturing Software With New Productivity Tools

NORTHFIELD, Ill., Sept. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The PBS™ Manufacturing 12.06 release features new productivity tools for faster and more efficient work, comprehensive customer information management, and strategic business reporting tools. Passport Software provides manufacturing software ...

George R. R. Martin casts his vote for most loved book in America (and it's not 'Game of Thrones')

Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin is notorious for killing off all his characters. But he's adamant about keeping a love of reading alive in America. He and other celebrities are contributing to the PBS series The Great American Read, which is asking everyone to cast their vote to determi…

Disco Learning Media And Immersive Experience Partner VISYON Launch New Augmented Reality App For Georgia Public Broadcasting

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Disco Learning Media, a division of ProBility Media Corp. (OTCQB: PBYA), has entered into an agreement with Georgia Public Broadcasting to develop a series of educational augmented reality experiences focused around forestry. Disco will provide...
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