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Company Overview of Public Broadcasting Service

Company Overview

Public Broadcasting Service, together with its subsidiaries, provides media programming and services to the American public. It provides approximately 3,060 hours of broadcast content to its 161 member public television licensees to inform, inspire, engage, and educate their customers. The company also offers promotional support services, including on-air and online promotional spots, social media, print and radio advertising, press support, and the coordination of public television’s educational message and positioning; and digital products and services, as well as development and copyright administration services. In addition, it provides interconnection and technical services consisting o...

2100 Crystal Drive

Arlington, VA 22202

United States

Founded in 1969

Key Executives for Public Broadcasting Service

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Member of Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee, Member of Executive Committee and Member of Finance Committee
Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Corporate Services and Treasurer
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Legal Officer, Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel
Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, General Manager of Children's Media & Education and Marketing Professional
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Public Broadcasting Service Key Developments

Public Broadcasting Service and PBS Distribution Expands Theatrical Distribution Efforts for Independent Film

Public Broadcasting Service, or PBS, and PBS Distribution, or PBSd, have announced they will together broaden their ongoing support of independent film and filmmakers by expanding their theatrical distribution efforts for independent film, as well as expanding non-theatrical sales.

Public Broadcasting Service Promotes Dawn Ciccone as Vice President of Brand Licensing

Public Broadcasting Service or PBS has announced the promotion of Dawn Ciccone as vice president of brand licensing. Ciccone will continue to develop and manage multi-faceted brand licensing and e-commerce initiatives that support the mission of PBS and its nearly 350 member stations. With more than 20 years of experience in licensing and marketing, Ciccone will lead PBS KIDS brand licensing, including the expansion of licensees and categories, as well as the development of new retail partnerships. She will also collaborate with series producers to expand the brand footprint of PBS KIDS' educational media properties. In addition, she will establish and grow PBS KIDS' e-commerce relationships and continue to build on the successful PBS KIDS Shop, which offers learning opportunities through play with toys and products from PBS KIDS and more than 20 series. Ciccone joined PBS in 2004 and has built a successful PBS KIDS licensing and partnership business. Ciccone secured the first master toy licensee to develop a PBS KIDS-branded line of educational toys and accessories for children and has built more than 30 new trademark licensing and partnership collaborations for the brand. She also established a new cause marketing line of business by securing corporate partners to develop products to support the mission of PBS.

Public Broadcasting Service Appoints Katherine Lauderdale as Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

Public Broadcasting Service appointed Katherine Lauderdale as chief legal officer and corporate secretary. Lauderdale manages the Office of the General Counsel, which includes several key departments within the mission-driven enterprise. As Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Lauderdale leads the Legal department and the Corporate Secretary's Office, as well as the Government Affairs, and Standards & Practices departments. The Legal department is responsible for providing a wide range of services with respect to intellectual property, litigation, regulatory, labor, corporate and other legal matters, including the drafting of content agreements for PBS-acquired programming.

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