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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 Ratings4.4
    Overall CultureB-

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    Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)2,058
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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 Offers At-Home Learning Broadcast and Digital Resources, Providing Free Educational Access for Students Across the Country

    As the school year begins, PBS stations offer free broadcast TV programs that support at-home learning for PreK-12th grade; digital resources provide educators and families with learning options for new school routines

    PBS Announces SELF-EVIDENT, a New Digital Series Inspired by AMERICAN PORTRAIT

    SELF-EVIDENT: A PBS AMERICAN PORTRAIT MINISERIES from PBS Digital Studios and Smartypants Pictures will launch Monday, August 17 on PBS’s original YouTube channel, PBS Voices, Facebook page, PBS.org and the PBS Video App.

    PBS Programs Lead News and Documentary Emmys® with 48 Nominations

    For the seventh consecutive year, PBS programs have earned more News & Documentary Emmy® Award nominations than any organization, with 48. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Thursday August 6, 2020. The awards honor programming distributed du…

    New Animated STEM Series ELINOR WONDERS WHY Premieres on PBS KIDS September 7, 2020

    Preschoolers and their families from coast-to-coast will take a trip to Animal Town this Labor Day with the premiere of the newest PBS KIDS series, ELINOR WONDERS WHY. The animated show encourages children to follow their curiosity, ask questions, figure out the answers, and learn about the natural …

    PBS Recognized With Six Primetime Emmy® Nominations

    PBS programs received six nominations for the 72nd Annual Primetime Emmy® Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on Tuesday, July 28 during a live virtual event hosted by Leslie Jones on Emmys.com.

    New “PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism” Special to Debut on October 9

    Today, PBS KIDS announced a new special, “PBS KIDS Talk About: Race and Racism,” premiering October 9. The half-hour program will feature authentic conversations between real children and their parents, and will include content from PBS KIDS series DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, ARTHUR and XAVIER RIDD…
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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 2,058 employees.

    • Who are PBS competitors?

      Competitors of PBS include ITV, Armenian Public TV and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

    • 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.