National Press Club

The Future of Public Broadcasting: Innovating to Connect Communities

The Future of Public Broadcasting: Innovating to Connect Communities

April 26, 2011 9:00 AM

Location: Conference Rooms

The Future of Public Broadcasting: Innovating to Connect Communities

The 2011 Curtis B. Hurley Symposium

Tuesday, April 26
Program: 9 a.m. to Noon

Public broadcasting has dodged the most serious threat to federal funding in its 44-year history, but still faces challenges in future budget deliberations. Leaders are confronting the resource challenge, and journalists are innovating to adapt to the 21st century media landscape.

Learn from top executives, journalists and researchers what the future holds for public broadcasting networks and stations and the communities they serve.

Speakers include: Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor and Anchor, PBS NewsHour; Paula Kerger, President and CEO, PBS; Patrick Butler, President and CEO, Association of Public Television Stations; Joyce Slocum, Interim President and CEO of NPR; Tom Rosenstiel, Founder and Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism; Bill Kling, CEO, American Public Media; Dean Mills, Dean, Missouri School of Journalism. Moderator: Barbara Cochran, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism, Missouri School of Journalism.

Participants include leaders from NPR; PBS NewsHour; WAMU-FM, Washington, D.C.; KBIA-FM, Columbia, Mo.; Minnesota Public Radio; WNET-TV, New York, and more.

Event sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism and The Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library at the National Press Club.

To Register: Contact Jackie Lewandowski
E-Mail: HurleySymposium@missouri.edu
Phone: 202.662.7155

For More Information On This Event, Contact:

Jackie Lewandowski
202-662-7155
HurleySymposium@missouri.edu