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    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.
    HQArlington, VA, US
    Employee Ratings4.1
    Overall CultureB-

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    Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)2,065
    Job Openings23
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    Key People/Management at PBS

    Paula Kerger

    Paula Kerger

    President and CEO
    Mario Vecchi

    Mario Vecchi

    Jonathan Barzilay

    Jonathan Barzilay

    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, VA, US (HQ)
    2100 Crystal Dr
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    PBS Financials and Metrics

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    PBS Online and Social Media Presence

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    PBS Blogs

    PBS Earns 18 Daytime Emmy® Nominations

    On May 21, 2020, the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 47th Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards. PBS and PBS KIDS programs received 18 nominations and APT (American Public Television) earned 10 nominations, for a combined total of 28 nominations for pu…

    Discover the Legacy and Impact of Three of Europe’s Most Iconic Queens in LUCY WORSLEY’S ROYAL MYTHS & SECRETS, Sundays, June 21-July 5 on PBS

    Rediscover the true stories behind three of history’s most remarkable queens—Elizabeth I, Queen Anne and Marie Antoinette

    PBS Celebrates Pride Month with PRIDELAND, a Short-Form Digital Series and New One-Hour Special with Host and Actor Dyllón Burnside, Exploring LGBTQ+ Identity in the U.S. South

    PBS is celebrating LGTBQ+ Pride Month with the launch of PRIDELAND, a new one-hour special and short-form digital series following host and actor Dyllón Burnside (from FX’s “Pose”) on a journey across the South.

    “Mondays with Michelle Obama” Extended

    Penguin Young Readers, Random House Children’s Books, and PBS KIDS today announced that “Mondays with Michelle Obama,” its special collaboration with the former First Lady of the United States, will be extended with four new storytimes on Monday, May 18, and Monday, May 25, featuring special surpris…

    PBS Programs Honored With More Peabody Nominations Than Any Other Organization

    On May 6, 2020, finalists for the 79th Annual Peabody Awards, honoring the most compelling and empowering stories released in broadcasting and digital media during 2019, were announced. Of the 60 finalists selected by the Peabody Awards board of jurors, PBS programs received 12 nominations, more tha…

    PBS KIDS Encourages Families to Thank Those Making a Difference in Our Communities Amid COVID-19

    This month, PBS KIDS invites children and families around the nation to give thanks to the people who are helping their local communities amidst the fight against COVID-19. The PBS KIDS "Thank You Neighbors" campaign encourages families to celebrate essential workers in their communities – from teac…
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    PBS Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was PBS founded?

      PBS was founded in 1969.

    • Who are PBS key executives?

      PBS's key executives are Paula Kerger, Mario Vecchi and Jonathan Barzilay.

    • How many employees does PBS have?

      PBS has 2,065 employees.

    • Who are PBS competitors?

      Competitors of PBS include MBC, Sony Pictures Entertainment and CTC Media.

    • Where is PBS headquarters?

      PBS headquarters is located at 2100 Crystal Dr, Arlington.

    • Where are PBS offices?

      PBS has an office in Arlington.

    • How many offices does PBS have?

      PBS has 1 office.