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February 21, 2017

Stay Focused On All Things “Great Performances” with New Newsletter

Want to stay up-to-date on all things Great Performances? Now you can! Sign up for the Great Performances e-newsletter, which is sent out the day before a premiere of a program and features clips and information specific to the broadcast. You can "opt-in" and sign up through the Great Performances website. The newsletter goes out before the [...]

Meet Kait Hoehne

As a Multimedia Producer in the IEG Department, Kait Hoehne (last name is pronounced “HAY-knee”) produces and maintains program websites for WNET’s productions, including American Masters and NYC-ARTS. “Some days I’m trying my hand at inline code, and some days I’m conducting an interview in the Starr Studio. I love that every day feels very [...]

February 16, 2017

New National Survey Shows 73% of Voters – Including Most Republicans – Oppose Eliminating Federal Funding for Public Television

GOP voters oppose eliminating federal funding for public television by almost a 2-1 margin Bipartisan polling team finds 83% of voters – including 70% of President Trump voters – want Congress to find savings elsewhere Children’s educational programming and public safety communications seen as essential benefits of public television by voters across political spectrum ARLINGTON, VA – February 16, [...]

NYC-ARTS to Unwrap the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) in February

NYC-ARTS, THIRTEEN’s weekly arts and culture multi-platform showcase, brings arts lovers an all-access pass to the interesting, unusual and unique cultural offerings of New York City. For the next two weeks, on February 16 and February 23, News Correspondent Christina Ha will bring viewers the news from the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD), New [...]

February 15, 2017

Geraldine Moriba Joins WNET as Programming Consultant for Multi-Platform Initiatives

Geraldine Moriba has been appointed Programming Consultant, Multi-Platform Initiatives, and has already begun her new position. She will initially serve as the Project Director of Chasing the Dream: Poverty & Opportunity in America, WNET’s multi-platform public media initiative providing critical programming on poverty, income equality, and opportunity. “Geraldine is an extraordinarily talented leader and producer who brings fresh [...]

February 13, 2017

Next IDC Speaker Series Focuses on Growing Social Movement for More Inclusive Film Industry

[caption id="attachment_2900" align="alignright" width="169"] Wynn Thomas[/caption] WNET’s Inclusion & Diversity Council’s upcoming Speaker Series panel, “African Americans in Film,” is coming up this Thursday, February 16 at 12pm. Following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite campaign for a more inclusive film industry, this year’s Academy Awards highlight the African American community with a record number of nominations for black actors [...]

Friends of THIRTEEN Welcomes Two New Members to Board of Directors

The Friends of THIRTEEN, Inc. welcomes two new members to its Board of Directors — Daniel T. Allen and Melody Marcus. Daniel T. Allen is Head of Video at Light Reading, where he provides global coverage of next generation communications and enterprise technologies. Dan began his career at WNET, first as an intern for Friends of [...]

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