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50th Anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act

Video capturing the spirit of the Public Broadcasting Act and how your efforts have taken public broadcasting beyond anything they could have conceived at the time of the Act.
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Station Work Over the Past 50 Years

Video capturing our stations’ ribbon cutting ceremonies and the work over the past 50 years in the areas of education, public safety and civic leadership.
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An explanation of the new broadcast standard ATSC

The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) has developed the ATSC 3.0 television standard - also known as Next Generation TV.
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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Speaks on Washington Post Live Panel about Spectrum

On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler joined a panel of guests as part of Washington Post Live.
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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Interviewed on C-SPAN's The Communicators

APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler appears on C-SPAN's The Communicators
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APTS Testifies Before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

On Wednesday, February 13, Government Relations Director Jennifer Kieley testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology at an educational hearing on the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA)
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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Interviewed on WCTE’s One on One with Becky Magura

On Thursday, February 16, 2012, Patrick Butler, APTS President and CEO, visited his home state of Tennessee and local public television station WCTE.
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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler's Speaks at the Rotary Club of Chattanooga

On Thursday, January 19, 2012, APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler spoke to the Rotary Club of Chattanooga.
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APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Interview on WTCI's The A List with Alison Lebovitz

In January 2012, APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler, a Chattanooga native, was the premiere guest on WTCI's new series The A List with Alison Lebovitz webisodes.
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Latest News

America's Public Television Stations Elect W. Craig Fugate, Former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to APTS Board of Trustees

APTS today announced the election of W. Craig Fugate, former FEMA Administrator and Florida Emergency Management Director, to the APTS Board of Trustees.
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APTS Congratulates FCC Chairman Pai on his Senate Confirmation

Patrick Butler, president and chief executive officer of America’'s Public Television Stations (APTS), issued the following statement on the reconfirmation of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to a...
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The Signal

THE SIGNAL - September 2017

Appropriations Update; Send Recess Meetings Reports; FCC Opens Second Repacking Filing Window; FCC Announces First Transition Progress Report Deadline for Reassigned Stations; Call for Nominations to the APTS Board of Trustees; APTS Thanks Associate Members; Public Broadcasters Eligible for NEH Emergency Grants to Protect Humanities Collections.
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THE SIGNAL - August 2017

Senate Provides Significant Public Broadcasting Funding This Week; APTS President and CEO Patrick Butler Testifies on Repack Funds; Amendment to Cut Federal Funding to CPB Filed and Withdrawn; Grassroots Engagement Critical; Send August Recess Meetings Reports; Upcoming Deadline for Satellite Carriage Election Requests
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