PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE

Arlington, VA   |  www.pbs.org

Mission

PBS mission is to inform, to inspire, and to educate.

Ruling year info

1970

Principal Officer

Paula Kerger

Main address

2100 Crystal Drive

Arlington, VA 22202

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EIN

52-0899215

NTEE code info

Television (A32)

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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PBS Program

Media Enterprise Program

Video - Represents videocassette, DVD, and program-related product expense (teacher and student guides, indexed multimedia products, books and software) to schools, colleges, universities, libraries, businesses, government agencies and consumers 2. Programming - Represents approximately 3,000 hours of broadcast services provided by PBS to its 171 member public television licensees that is dedicated to inform, inspire, engage, and educate This expense category includes staff and related costs connected with administering programming, including content oversight, program scheduling and packaging 3. Adult Learning Service - Represents the cost of providing college telecourses, live interactive video conferences and resource programs, ranging in topics from literacy to introductory language courses to management training, to participating colleges and universities. 4. Satellite interconnection and technical services - Represents the scheduling and logging of all satellite feeds, media center handling, technical evaluation and other pre-transmission processing of all program videotapes; and approximately 22,300 hours per year of program origination transmission.

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Financials

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PUBLIC BROADCASTING SERVICE

Board of directors
as of 11/28/2017
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jon Abbott

WGBH

Jon Abbott

WGBH

Fred Berens

Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC

Malcolm Brett

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Molly Corbett Broad

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Ernest Bromley

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Lloyd Wright

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Don Baer

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Don Boswell

WNED