The Virginia Foundation for Public Media (VFPM), the governing entity that oversees Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation (CPBC), has named Jayme Swain, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Operations at PBS, as its first-ever CEO.
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Locally-produced, Emmy Award-winning “Virginia Currents” has a new look, feel and host this season. With award-winning local journalist Amy Lacey joining the show as host and reporter, “Virginia Currents” plans to highlight even more regional music, local impact makers and unique destinations in Virginia.
The Community Idea Stations’ new documentary “Charlottesville” explores the events that led to the tragedies of Aug. 11 and 12, 2017, and grapples with the difficult question of how such acts could have occurred in modern America.
Filmmaker Mason Mills hopes to teach people that life with dementia shouldn’t mean that life is over in the new documentary “Revolutionizing Dementia Care.” Following on the heels of Community Idea Stations’ nationally-distributed 2016 documentary “Alzheimer’s: The Caregiver’s Perspective,” this new film reveals how people living with dementia can still find ways to live full and meaningful lives.
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation will be restructured and led by a newly created position, Chief Executive Officer of Virginia Foundation for Public Media. Accordingly, the position of CEO of CPBC, currently held by Curtis Monk, has been eliminated, and senior station staff will report directly to the new VFPM CEO
Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation (CPBC), known to listeners and viewers in central Virginia as the “Community Idea Stations,” announced today that the following individuals have been elected to serve as officers for the fiscal year 2019 and 2020 years:
Local PBS Series Celebrates 11 Seasons
Season 11 of “Charlottesville Inside Out” (CVIO) Premieres Thursday, Jan. 18 at 8:30 p.m. on WHTJ/WCVE PBS. This season the show will continue to highlight the people and places that make Charlottesville such a unique area to live in and explore.
Community Idea Stations will reprogram 88.9 WCVE-FM to all news; two new FM stations will simulcast classical music, jazz and other music programs
New Service Supports Mission to Bring Quality Educational Content to All Children
Richmond, VA- RVA’s 24/7 PBS KIDS Channel launches today. Watch without cable on channel 57.2, on the Comcast PBS K channel or online at IdeaStations.org/PBSKIDS.