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Meet the GM: David Lowe

Meet the GM is a series featuring personal and professional insights of the PTMMG’s station leaders. Learn fun facts about our GMs and their sage perspective on public media. David Lowe, President and General Manager KVIE, Sacramento, CA What do you believe is [...]

By | 2018-05-08T00:02:42+00:00 May 8th, 2018|MMG News|0 Comments

PTMMG Announces New Website Launch

Leading public media group is now servicing members and visitors online San Diego, CA, September 29, 2017— The Public Television Major Market Group (PTMMG) is pleased to announce the launch of its new website at ptmmg.org. The organization’s site enables members to share best practices, information and collaborate on activities of mutual concern. The site [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:00+00:00 September 28th, 2017|SMC Blog|0 Comments

FCC Announces Filing Window for Repacking Facilities Maximization

The FCC released a Public Notice setting the dates for a filing window for eligible stations to request expanded facilities or alternate channels.  The filing window will open on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 and close at the end of the day on Thursday, November 2, 2017.  Eligibility is limited to stations that were assigned [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:00+00:00 September 21st, 2017|SMC Blog, Spectrum Auction|0 Comments

Important Satellite Carriage Deadline on October 1, 2017

All television broadcasters in the continental U.S. are strongly encouraged to file carriage election letters with DISH Network and DirecTV by October 1, 2017 to secure satellite carriage rights for the next three-year cycle, which runs from Jan. 1 2018 through Dec. 31, 2020.  Satellite operators are not legally required to carry stations for [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:00+00:00 August 17th, 2017|SMC Blog|0 Comments

Meet the GM: Rich Homberg

Meet the GM is a series featuring personal and professional insights of the PTMMG’s station leaders. Learn fun facts about our GMs and their sage perspective on public media. Rich Homberg, President and Chief Executive Officer Detroit Public Television, Wixom, MI What do you [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:01+00:00 February 22nd, 2017|MMG News|0 Comments

Meet the GM: Jerry Franklin

Meet the GM is a series featuring personal and professional insights of the PTMMG’s station leaders. Learn fun facts about our GMs and their sage perspective on public media. Jerry Franklin, President and Chief Executive Officer CPBN, Hartford, CT What do you believe is [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:01+00:00 February 20th, 2017|MMG News|0 Comments

Meet the GM: Deborah Acklin

Meet the GM is a series featuring personal and professional insights of the PTMMG’s station leaders. Learn fun facts about our GMs and their sage perspective on public media. Deborah Acklin, President and Chief Executive Officer WQED Multimedia, Pittsburgh, PA What do you believe is [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:01+00:00 February 18th, 2017|MMG News|0 Comments

Station Educational Highlights

The PTMMG stations engage in a variety of high-impact educational services to fit their individual communities. Some of these activities are in partnership with PBS, such as PBS Learning Media and PBS Kids. Others are unique to the educational and informational needs of the region the station serves. Below, categorized by state, is [...]

By | 2018-02-28T13:31:01+00:00 February 16th, 2017|MMG News|0 Comments

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