Three new positions at GBH, working on the American Archive of Public Broadcasting, are now open for applicants, thanks to our recent Mellon Foundation grant! Brief job descriptions are below, with full information on responsibilities, skills, and application requirements available at the links provided. Please share these positions with qualified applicants!
Local Oregon Public Affairs Featured in New AAPB Collection: “Seven Days”
The Seven Days collection contains more than 40 digitized episodes available online of the weekly 30-minute TV public affairs show Seven Days, aired by Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) between 1997-2003. Produced by Morgan Holm and moderated by Stephanie Fowler, the show featured news reports accompanied by discussions with journalists and others on current events in Oregon.
New Special Collection Featuring LGBTQ+ History! In The Life, From UCLA Film & Television Archive
The In the Life collection contains 197 episodes from television’s longest running LGBTQ+ news magazine. Created by Emmy Award-winning producer John Scagliotti and produced by In the Life Media, Inc., the monthly series of half-hour programs spanned 20 years between 1992 and 2012.
Mellon Foundation Awards GBH $16 Million Grant to Support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting
BOSTON (January 11, 2023) – The Mellon Foundation has awarded GBH $16 million to support the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB), a GBH collaboration with the Library of Congress, to digitize, preserve and make accessible historically significant public radio and television programs from producers and stations across the United States. This grant will be the largest private philanthropic grant GBH has ever received.
50 Years of Historic New Mexico Public Television and Radio Programs Now Available to Stream in the American Archive of Public Broadcasting
BOSTON (January 10, 2023) – The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) has released the New Mexico Public Media (NMPM) Collection, which brings together more than 8,000 items from public media stations across the state, including full television and radio programs, as well as interviews and footage documenting New Mexico’s social, political, artistic and cultural history between 1963 and 2020.
PBPF In Philadelphia: Immersion Week 2022
What happens when Library and Information Science (LIS) students from around the country travel to one of the U.S.’s top archival audio and moving image digitization sites? An awesome time and lots of learning! Fellows practice cleaning decks. (Photo courtesy of Jackie Jay) Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF) Fellows from around the country traveled to … Continue reading PBPF In Philadelphia: Immersion Week 2022
Announcing Our 2022-2023 PBPF Fellows
GBH on behalf of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting is pleased to introduce our 2022-2023 cohort of fellows for the Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF), a project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Minow Family Foundation. The PBPF supports students enrolled in non-specialized graduate programs to pursue digital preservation … Continue reading Announcing Our 2022-2023 PBPF Fellows
Voices from the Archive: Digitizing at PBS North Carolina as an EBSCO Fellow
The Collection: I am one of the American Archives of Public Broadcasting’s (AAPB) fellows working in conjunction with EBSCO and the University of Alabama. While I’m currently a graduate student at the University of Alabama, I’ll graduate this May with my Masters in Library and Information Science and a certificate in Archival studies. I was elated when I first heard … Continue reading Voices from the Archive: Digitizing at PBS North Carolina as an EBSCO Fellow
Voices from the Field: PBPF Elizabeth Meads’ Experience at the University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio
Being a Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I will be forever grateful for the experience I gained in part by GBH and the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB). Doing audiovisual archive work during the COVID-19 pandemic has been anything but easy. I was placed at the University … Continue reading Voices from the Field: PBPF Elizabeth Meads’ Experience at the University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio
Explore the new Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Collection
The American Archive of Public Broadcasting has launched the Asian American and Pacific Islander Collection. Photo: Poster “We Belong Here” by Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, 2021. Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, © Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, LC-DIG-ppbd-01204. The AAPI Collection features more than 230 public radio and television programs from 1965 to 2019 that highlight Asian American … Continue reading Explore the new Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Collection