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The Station Management Center helps public media leaders and management teams share insight and effective practices across the system. The site is available to PBS member station employees and contains valuable information on a variety of topics, including:

  • Your Station's Data (financial, social media, web traffic, etc.)
  • Know Public Media - system & industry Iisight
  • Manage Effectively - strategy & leadership
  • Learn from Others
  • Connecting to PBS Resources

Click here to register or use the button above. When registering, please use a valid or equivalent e-mail address so that you can be verified as a station employee. It typically takes 24-48 hours for an account to be verified. Once verified, you should receive a confirmation e-mail from the site. If you do not receive it, check your junk mail folder. You can also contact us if you have any trouble logging on.

Learn about some of the areas of the site before registering:

Content that you can expect to find on the Station Management Center includes:

  • The upcoming spectrum incentive auction, ATSC 3.0, net neutrality and closed captioning
  • Station initiatives in Steal this Idea
  • The latest posts from the SMC blog, with contributions from PBS member stations
  • Development opportunities
  • Planned giving & underwriting information
  • Station and system data, as well as system trends
  • Public television system 101
  • Resources for new station managers
  • Station strategic plans
  • Collaboration & partnership opportunities
  • Public media reports and resources
  • Who to contact to answer your questions about station initiatives
  • Resources to help support your station’s development activities
  • Localized web traffic data
  • Editorial standards information
  • Public Media Models of the Future Report

New topics and resources are added often and contributions and suggestions are welcome.