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.
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Arlington, US
Founded
1969
Size (employees)
1,345 (est)
Website
pbs.org
PBS was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Arlington, US

Key People/Management at PBS

Paula Kerger

Paula Kerger

President and CEO
Mario Vecchi

Mario Vecchi

CTO
Jonathan Barzilay

Jonathan Barzilay

Chief Operating Officer
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
Lesli Rotenberg

Lesli Rotenberg

General Manager, Children's Programming / Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Ira Rubenstein

Ira Rubenstein

SVP and General Manager, PBS Digital
Juan Sepúlveda

Juan Sepúlveda

SVP, Station Services
Katherine Lauderdale

Katherine Lauderdale

SVP, General Counsel; Corporate Secretary
Mary Plantamura

Mary Plantamura

Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary

PBS Office Locations

PBS has an office in Arlington
Arlington, US (HQ)
2100 Crystal Drive

PBS Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1969

Traffic Overview of PBS

PBS Online and Social Media Presence

PBS News and Updates

You should watch Bernie Sanders find out Larry David is his cousin

Of course, Larry David and Bernie Sanders are actually distant cousins, we learned that this summer. But we never actually saw them find out. Until now.  Finding Your Roots, a series on PBS, posted a video Tuesday of Sanders and David’s actually finding out this pretty unsurprising news. And now w…

National EAS Test Results Look Positive, But There Are Issues

Anecdotal evidence points to general success of yesterday’s national EAS system test, according to broadcasters and a major EAS equipment vendor.

In a chilling assertion, Turkey’s Erdogan says imprisoned journalists are not journalists but terrorists

Turkish president Recep Erdogan surreally explained to an audience at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York today why his country has put more…

Public Media Venture Group Looking into ATSC 3.0

Public media stations are looking to jump on to the ATSC 3.0 bandwagon, as Public Media Company has announced the formation of the Public Media Venture Group.

Driving Way Beyond Traffic and Billing

It’s been called one of the most difficult aspects of running a broadcast station, and it’s easy to see why.

Here’s what Robert E. Lee thought about Confederate monuments

The violence that erupted in Charlottesville over the weekend, which left one woman killed and dozens more injured, stemmed from a white nationalist and alt-right protest over the removal of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.  Debates about the removal of Confederate statues have been o…
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PBS Company Life and Culture

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