“A diversity of perspective informs and enriches...and opens us up to thinking about our community in meaningful new ways.”
“WGBH is turning down the heat and sorting through the noise to let the real stories emerge."
“By continually expanding the boundaries of education through media, we are opening knowledge to all.”
“...delivering compelling dramas and revealing documentaries with intelligence, creativity and an unparalleled sense of purpose.”
Arthur, television’s longest-running children’s animated series, began its 20th season in October. Last year, the program reached 9.4 million kids ages 2 to 11.
When WGBH signed on with the social media platform Sprinklr, it became the first public media entity to use a single platform to manage its social media operation.
In the fall of 2016, WCRB enjoyed the highest share of audience of any classical station in the top 25 markets in the country.
NOVA made international headlines with the discovery of an escape tunnel dug by Jewish prisoners during WWII. Detailed in Holocaust Escape Tunnel, the story was one of the The New York Times top science stories of 2016.
WGBH brought civil debate to national TV with Point Taken, the first PBS series to stream episodes live on Facebook and to bring comments from the Twitter audience into the broadcast.
Antiques Roadshow 20th Anniversary Best Moment’s Collection included one of the show’s most viewed webpages ever at 140,000 views. Antiques Roadshow remains the most watched series in PBS history.
Through its diverse lineup of news, documentary and original series, the WORLD Channel produced and delivered global nonfiction programs to more than 33 million viewers nationwide.
Viewership for Greater Boston, WGBH’s nightly local public affairs show hosted by Jim Braude, has increased by 118 percent since 2014.
A total of 655 students from 131 Massachusetts high schools competed on High School Quiz Show, fielding questions in all disciplines, including some from celebrities such as Colin Powell, Yo-Yo Ma and Katie Couric.
The Global Nation team at PRI’s The World brought awareness to the pressing issue of immigration through 370 original stories, reported on both broadcast and digital, and carried on 337 public radio outlets across the country.