Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"PBS is a private, nonprofit corporation, founded in 1969, whose members are America’s public TV stations.
PBS provides quality TV programming and related services to 356 noncommercial stations serving all 50 states, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa.
PBS oversees program acquisition and provides program distribution and promotion; education services; new media ventures; fundraising support; engineering and technology development; and video marketing."
"About PBS: Corporate Facts," www.pbs.org (accessed July 28, 2009)
"PBS, with its 356 member stations, offers all Americans – from every walk of life – the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each week, PBS reaches more than 65 million people and invites them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature and public affairs; hear diverse viewpoints; and take front row seats to world-class drama and performances."
"About PBS: Welcome," www.pbs.org (accessed Mar. 11, 2009)
Private, nonprofit corporation
356 member stations
$359,613,000 (total net assets, 2008)
Paula Kerger, President and Chief Executive Officer
# of Offices:
One (Arlington, VA)
# of Staff:
27 Board of Directors, 15 corporate officers
Association of America's Public Television Stations (APTS)
American Public Media
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
National Datacast, Inc.
National Educational Telecommunications Association