Ben Gogel, Research Assistant on the NewsHour Digitization Project

Over the last several months, I’ve worked as a Research Assistant at WGBH on the PBS NewsHour Digitization Project. This project involves taking the predecessor programs for the PBS NewsHour, including The MacNeil/Lehrer Report, The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour and The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, and making them available to a wider audience through digitization, preservation, and … Continue reading Ben Gogel, Research Assistant on the NewsHour Digitization Project

Riley Griffin, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

Hi, everyone!  My name is Riley Griffin (xe/xir).  I am just now entering my second year of graduate school in Clayton State University’s Masters of Archival Studies program.  I am the second fellow, after Virginia Angles, to be a part of the American Archives of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF).  My part … Continue reading Riley Griffin, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

AAPB Transcription Workflow

The AAPB started creating transcripts as part of our "Improving Access to Time-Based Media through Crowdsourcing and Machine-Learning" grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). For the initial 40,000 hours of the AAPB's collection, we worked with Pop Up Archive to create machine-generated transcripts, which are primarily used for keyword indexing, to … Continue reading AAPB Transcription Workflow

Rebecca Benson, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at KOPN

My name is Rebecca Benson, and I’m a graduate student at the University of Missouri, working on a Master’s in Library Science and focusing on work in special collections libraries. I am so excited for the experience I have gained working with the AAPB: I am familiar with much older materials, but the history of … Continue reading Rebecca Benson, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at KOPN

Tanya Yule, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at CAAM

    Hello, my name is Tanya Yule and I am one of the five, in the first cohort of the AAPB Public Broadcast Preservation Fellows. Later this month I will be receiving my Masters in Library and Information Science, and an advanced certificate in Digital Assets Management from San Josè State University, with an … Continue reading Tanya Yule, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at CAAM

Evelyn Cox, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at OETA

Oklahoma Legacy: Indelible Impressions of Perseverance, Fortitude, Resilience and Pride Greetings from the lovely state of Oklahoma. My name is Evelyn Cox and I am the Public Broadcasting Preservation fellow partnered with Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA). I represent the Spring 2018 Cohort from the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of … Continue reading Evelyn Cox, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at OETA

Virginia Angles, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

The Collection:  My name is Virginia Angles. I am currently a graduate student at Clayton State University working towards at Masters in Archival Science. I was super excited when I first heard about the American Archives of Public Broadcasting's (AAPB) Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellowship (PBPF) with Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB). I had never worked in … Continue reading Virginia Angles, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at GPB

Dena Schulze, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at WUNC

My name is Dena Schulze and I am the Public Broadcasting Preservation fellow partnered with WUNC radio station in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. I graduate in May from the Archives and Records Management track in the Library Science School at UNC. It has been my privilege … Continue reading Dena Schulze, Public Broadcasting Preservation Fellow at WUNC

Upcoming AAPB Webinar Featuring Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall

Photo courtesy of Rebecca Benson, @jeybecques, PBPF Fellow at University of Missouri. This Thursday, March 15th at 8 pm EST, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) staff will host a webinar with Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall and will cover topics in documentation, including why documentation is important, what to think about when recording … Continue reading Upcoming AAPB Webinar Featuring Kathryn Gronsbell, Digital Collections Manager at Carnegie Hall

Celebrate Women’s History Month by Preserving Women’s Voices in Public Media

One of the most fascinating aspects of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is discovering how local broadcasting stations used their platforms to communicate national issues to local audiences. As second-wave feminism gained momentum between the years 1960 to 1980, WNED from Buffalo, New York documented the movement's ripple effect in a half-hour public … Continue reading Celebrate Women’s History Month by Preserving Women’s Voices in Public Media