Formerly known as the Television Race Initiative (TRI) Active Voice is a team of strategic communication specialists who use the medium of film for personal and institutional change in communities, workplaces, and campuses nationwide. Through practical guides, hands-on workshops, events and national partnerships, Active Voice highlights compelling personal stories and perspectives seldom found in mainstream media, offering an outlet to people across America to speak out, listen up, and take the initiative for positive change.
Address: 600 Townsend Street #140 West San Francisco, CA 94103
Affinity Group Coalition is a forum consisting of representatives from BETA, Program Resources Group (PRG), Major Market Group, National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA), Organization of State Broadcasting Executive (OSBE), the Small Station Association (SSA) and University Licensee Association (ULA) aligning station, national and system planning for general managers and stations. AGC exists to provide reliable, productive communications between and among its coalition members.
American Public Media was founded in 1994 to produce and distribute the public radio programs of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) and Southern California Public Radio (SCRP). Productions include Market Place, A Prairie Home Companion, and Composer Datebook. Today, APM produces more than 20 public radio programs.
Address: 480 Cedar Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101
American Public Television brings numerous series and specials to public television each year, providing stations with additional program choices. APT is not a membership organization - stations purchase programs on a title-by-title basis.
Address: 55 Summer Street Boston, MA 02110
The Association of Public Television Stations is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1980 to support the continued growth and development of a strong and financially sound noncommercial television service for the American public. APTS provides advocacy for public television interests at the national level, as well as consistent leadership and information in marshaling grassroots and congressional support for its members, the nation's public television stations.
Address: 666 11th Street NW - Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20001
Center for Asian American Media was founded in 1980 by Asian American producers and community activists to counter the scarcity of images of Asians in film and television, correct distorted portrayals in the mainstream media, and create opportunities for Asian American producers in the public media. Once an association of groups around the country, the Center for Asian American Media is now a nationally recognized arts and cultural institution based in San Francisco, California. The Center for Asian American Media's mission is to present stories that convey the richness and diversity of the Asian American experience to the broadest audience. They fund, produce, distribute and exhibit Asian American films, videos and new media.
Address: 145 Ninth Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415)863-0814 x102
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private nonprofit corporation created by Congress in 1967, is a leader in public broadcasting's digital, educational and programming services for the American people. The corporation is public broadcasting's largest single source of funds for analog and digital program development and production. CPB also partially funds more than 1,000 local public radio and television stations across the country.
Address: 401 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20004-2129
Development Exchange Inc. is a membership organization that provides fundraising and marketing services to public radio stations. DEI advisors provide assistance in corporate support, membership solicitations, on-air pledge drives, new media, major giving, foundation and government support, and management.
Address: 401 North 3rd Street Suite 370, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Founded in 1990, the Independent Television Service brings independently produced programs to television; programs that engage creative risks, advance issues, and represent points of view not usually seen on commercial or public television. ITVS is committed to programming that addresses the needs of under-served audiences, particularly minorities and children. ITVS seeks to create and promote independent media that will expand civic participation by bringing new voices and expressiveness into the public discourse. Each year ITVS funds, distributes and promotes new programs produced by independent producers primarily for public television and beyond.
Address: 651 Brannan Street Suite 410, San Francisco, CA 94107
Integrated Media Association's primary mission is to "harness the power of the Internet and other new media platforms for the benefit of public broadcaster." IMA was founded in 1997 as PRISA (Public Radio Internet Station Alliance). In a 2002 reorganization, the name was changed to IMA to reflect its new reach into public television. Today, the IMA Board includes PBS, NPR and PRI representatives. IMA continues to develop industry tools and collaborations to assist managers of new media operations.
Address: 286 River Road, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
The Latino Public Broadcasting Project promotes greater participation of Latino producers, directors, writers and on-air talent in public television programs, stimulates the creation of content that reflects the Latino experience in the United States, and hosts workshops for Latino producers in the digital technologies that are revolutionizing the creative industry.
Address: 6777 Hollywood Blvd. Suite 512 Los Angeles, CA 90028
Latino Public Radio Consortium (LPRC) advocates for the inclusion of Latinos in public broadcasting by building partnerships, influencing public and funding policy and providing a clearinghouse of information on relevant and substantive cultural, news and informational Latino programming. LPRC envisions a public media system with Latino voices, services and perspectives at every level of programming, production, distribution, leadership and management, and that includes and supports a strong Latino-controlled public media.
Address: PO Box 8862, Denver, CO 80201-8862
The Native American Public Telecommunications mission is to inform, educate and encourage the awareness of tribal histories, cultures, and opportunities through participation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in creating all forms of educational and public telecommunications programs and services. NAPT provides: production, development and distribution of educational telecommunication programs for all media; training opportunities for American Indians and Alaska Natives; policy leadership and promotion; and partnerships with tribal nations, Indian organizations, and native communities.
Address: 1800 N. 33rd St., Lincoln, NE 68503
The mission of the National Center for Media Engagement is to increase public broadcasting's ability to serve local communities and to be a catalyst for community engagement by public broadcasting. We help stations engage and educate citizens, expand community relationships, and stimulate civic participation across multiple service platforms. Through a variety of tools, resources, and services, The National Center for Media Engagement helps stations strengthen civic life in their communities and deepen their local significance as essential community institutions.
Address: 975 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706
The National Black Programming Consortium is a non-profit media service organization devoted to the preservation, production, distribution and promotion of diverse films and videos about African Americans and African Diaspora experiences. Founded in 1979, NBPC is one of five ethnic consortia funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. NBPC aims to increase the quantity and quality of Black films and videos on the PBS national schedule.
Address: 68 East 131st Street 7th Floor, New York, NY 10037
The National Educational Telecommunications Association serves public television stations and educational affiliates by connecting their people with ideas, and by delivering high quality educational services responsive to the mission of its NETA members. A member organization, it provides services for all disciplines of public television including education and outreach.
Address: PO Box 50008, Columbia, SC 29250
The National Federation of Community Broadcasters (NFCB) is a national alliance of stations, producers and others committed to community radio. NFCB advocates for national public policy, funding, recognition and resources on behalf of its membership. It provides services to empower and strengthen community broadcasters through the core values of localism, diversity and public service.
Address: 1970 Broadway, Ste. 1000, Oakland, CA 94612
National Public Radio is a privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization that produces and distributes news, talk and entertainment programming. NPR was created in 1970. Over 800 member stations carry NPR programming, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered, the two most listened to shows on public radio.
Address: 635 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
The Public Broadcasting Service is a private, non-profit media enterprise owned and operated by the nation's 348 public television stations. Available to 99 percent of American homes with televisions, PBS serves nearly 73 million people each week. PBS Online provides Web site access to a 24-hour digital channel that features engaging content crafted especially for the thriving Internet community, providing rich interactions with content tied to news and public affairs, science, technology, history and the arts.
Address: 2100 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 739-5000
Pacific Islanders in Communications is a national nonprofit media organization established for the purpose of increasing national public broadcast programming by and about indigenous Pacific Islanders. PIC promotes programming that fosters a deeper understanding of the values inherent in Pacific Island cultures enhancing public recognition of and appreciation for Pacific Islanders, i.e., the descendants of the first peoples of Hawai'i, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa and other Pacific Islands.
Address: 1221 Kapiolani Blvd. #6A-4, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814
The Public Media Business Association (PMBA) is a trade association serving the business needs of public media. PMBA delivers programs and services that enhance the efficiency, effectiveness and economics of public media. Public media professionals, including general managers, CFOs, financial and business executives, and human resources professionals participate in PMBA to advance the business needs their stations.
Address: 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102
Phone: (703) 506-3292
P.O.V. is pubic television's award-winning showcase for independent non-fiction films. P.O.V. films — regardless of their subjects — are ultimately personal and unvarnished reportage on our lives. The series is produced by American Documentary, Inc., which encourages audience feedback via toll-free hotlines, e-mail and video letters through Talking Back initiative. P.O.V. offers high impact television campaigns that foster community engagement activities around issues represented in select programs.
Address: 32 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Public Radio International is an independent, not-for-profit corporation that distributes innovative public radio programming. Founded in 1983 as American Public Radio the name was changed to Public Radio International in 1994 to reflect the global perspective of the programming. PRI produces The World and distributes programs including This American Life and The Tavis Smiley Show.
Address: 100 North Sixth Street Suite 900A, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Public Radio Program Directors Association is a vital part of the public radio community with a membership that includes almost 200 stations as well as national networks and independent producers. PRPD was incorporated in 1987 to professionalize the role of program directors (PDs) throughout public radio and improve the service PDs provided their listeners. PDPR provides PDs with hands-on advice, advocacy, a clearing house of pertinent information and opportunities to meet.
Address: 38 Milford Street, Hamilton, NY 13346
Public Television Major Market Group, LLC is a leadership organization of full-service PBS stations located in the top 30 U.S. markets and are particularly interested in building engaged and significant stations in the communities they serve. Their current Community's Agenda initiative aims at building cross-market partnerships with stations and non-profits in three subject areas. Lloyd Wright, President and CEO of WFYI-FM/TV in Indianapolis is their current chair and Dennis L Haarsager is President/Executive Director.
Address: PO Box 617, Purcellville, VA 20134
Station Resource Group is an alliance of 45 public radio broadcasters. SRG works with station managers and industry leaders to create strategic, long-term planning and collaborative projects that strengthen individual stations and the national system. In the years ahead, SRG's focus is on "issues of mission, public service, connection to community, and meaningful station roles in local civic and cultural affairs."
Address: 6935 Laurel Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912