Made Possible By...

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Made Possible By...
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 18
  • Last: 8 Mar 2018
Pioneers of public media meet up-and-coming talents who will be the future of the field.

Episodes (18)

  • "POV" founder Marc Weiss
    "POV" founder Marc Weiss
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    Published: 8 Mar 2018 Duration: 20:46
    On this, the final episode of Made Possible By..., we hear from a pioneer in bringing the bold work of independent filmmakers to public TV. Marc Weiss founded the documentary showcase POV in 1987. Here, he's interviewed by Nikki Heyman, cur... Read more →
    On this, the final episode of Made Possible By..., we hear from a pioneer in bringing the bold work of independent filmmakers to public TV. Marc Weiss founded the documentary showcase POV in 1987. Here, he's interviewed by Nikki Heyman, cur... Read more →

  • Producer and station leader Marita Rivero
    Producer and station leader Marita Rivero
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    Published: 28 Feb 2018 Duration: 25:33
    Marita Rivero is now the executive director of the Museum of African American History in Boston. But her career in public media included a start at WGBH in the early 1970s; a long stretch as GM at WPFW, the Pacifica station in Washington, D... Read more →
    Marita Rivero is now the executive director of the Museum of African American History in Boston. But her career in public media included a start at WGBH in the early 1970s; a long stretch as GM at WPFW, the Pacifica station in Washington, D... Read more →

  • Frank Blythe, early leader in Native-focused public TV
    Frank Blythe, early leader in Native-focused public TV
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    Published: 20 Feb 2018 Duration: 21:55
    How can public television best amplify the voices of Native American filmmakers and storytellers while also reaching significant audiences? This week's guest on our podcast Made Possible By... devoted his career to that mission. Frank Blyth... Read more →
    How can public television best amplify the voices of Native American filmmakers and storytellers while also reaching significant audiences? This week's guest on our podcast Made Possible By... devoted his career to that mission. Frank Blyth... Read more →

  • The "madness and intuition" of Fred Barzyk
    The "madness and intuition" of Fred Barzyk
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    Published: 13 Feb 2018 Duration: 32:32
    On this episode of Made Possible By..., longtime public TV producer Fred Barzyk advises interviewer Paris Alston to "be a storyteller." Barzyk should know — he's full of stories about his wide-ranging work in television, and you'll hear mor... Read more →
    On this episode of Made Possible By..., longtime public TV producer Fred Barzyk advises interviewer Paris Alston to "be a storyteller." Barzyk should know — he's full of stories about his wide-ranging work in television, and you'll hear mor... Read more →

  • Public TV pioneer Alvin Perlmutter
    Public TV pioneer Alvin Perlmutter
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    Published: 6 Feb 2018 Duration: 29:31
    This week's "Made Possible By..." takes you back to the dawn of public television, an era quite different from today. "We didn't have to worry about sponsors, we didn't have to worry about ratings at the time," says Alvin Perlmutter. "It wa... Read more →
    This week's "Made Possible By..." takes you back to the dawn of public television, an era quite different from today. "We didn't have to worry about sponsors, we didn't have to worry about ratings at the time," says Alvin Perlmutter. "It wa... Read more →

  • Sandra Rattley on an eclectic career
    Sandra Rattley on an eclectic career
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    Published: 30 Jan 2018 Duration: 27:29
    On this week's episode of "Made Possible By...," you'll hear from Sandra Rattley, executive producer of the PBS documentary series "America by the Numbers." Over her long and varied career in public media, Rattley spearheaded initiatives at... Read more →
    On this week's episode of "Made Possible By...," you'll hear from Sandra Rattley, executive producer of the PBS documentary series "America by the Numbers." Over her long and varied career in public media, Rattley spearheaded initiatives at... Read more →

  • "Sesame Street" co-creator Lloyd Morrisett
    "Sesame Street" co-creator Lloyd Morrisett
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    Published: 23 Jan 2018 Duration: 28:32
    This week's episode of Made Possible By... takes you to the intersection of Memory Lane and Sesame Street, with a co-creator of the iconic kids' television show. Natalie Engel, associate director of children's programming at PBS, interviews... Read more →
    This week's episode of Made Possible By... takes you to the intersection of Memory Lane and Sesame Street, with a co-creator of the iconic kids' television show. Natalie Engel, associate director of children's programming at PBS, interviews... Read more →

  • Molly Boigon and Judith Vecchione
    Molly Boigon and Judith Vecchione
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    Published: 16 Jan 2018 Duration: 24:10
    Our latest episode of "Made Possible By..." brings together Molly Boigon, a production assistant for WGBH's Boston Public Radio, and Judith Vecchione. An executive producer at WGBH, Vecchione has had a hand in many public TV shows and docum... Read more →
    Our latest episode of "Made Possible By..." brings together Molly Boigon, a production assistant for WGBH's Boston Public Radio, and Judith Vecchione. An executive producer at WGBH, Vecchione has had a hand in many public TV shows and docum... Read more →

  • Minnesota Public Radio founder Bill Kling
    Minnesota Public Radio founder Bill Kling
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    Published: 9 Jan 2018 Duration: 31:19
    On this episode of "Made Possible By...", we present an in-depth discussion with one of the most influential founders in public radio: Bill Kling, president emeritus of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media. He talks with APM pro... Read more →
    On this episode of "Made Possible By...", we present an in-depth discussion with one of the most influential founders in public radio: Bill Kling, president emeritus of Minnesota Public Radio and American Public Media. He talks with APM pro... Read more →

  • ‘Nova’ founder Michael Ambrosino
    ‘Nova’ founder Michael Ambrosino
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    Published: 3 Jan 2018 Duration: 23:54
    On this episode of Made Possible By…, public radio producer Andrea Asuaje talks with Michael Ambrosino, the creator of public television’s Nova, about Ambrosino’s long career in public television and their shared connection to Boston’s WGBH... Read more →
    On this episode of Made Possible By…, public radio producer Andrea Asuaje talks with Michael Ambrosino, the creator of public television’s Nova, about Ambrosino’s long career in public television and their shared connection to Boston’s WGBH... Read more →

  • Hugo Morales of Radio Bilingüe
    Hugo Morales of Radio Bilingüe
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    Published: 19 Dec 2017 Duration: 31:10
    How is public radio living up to its goal of serving the underserved — including Latino and Spanish-speaking listeners? That's a theme of this week's conversation on our podcast "Made Possible By...", featuring Hugo Morales. Morales is the ... Read more →
    How is public radio living up to its goal of serving the underserved — including Latino and Spanish-speaking listeners? That's a theme of this week's conversation on our podcast "Made Possible By...", featuring Hugo Morales. Morales is the ... Read more →

  • Jennifer Lawson on public television as a tool for equality
    Jennifer Lawson on public television as a tool for equality
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    Published: 12 Dec 2017 Duration: 25:54
    On this episode of Made Possible By..., hear longtime public broadcasting leader Jennifer Lawson in conversation with Ivana Jackson, a communications manager in Washington, D.C., and former education and outreach coordinator at WHUT-TV. Law... Read more →
    On this episode of Made Possible By..., hear longtime public broadcasting leader Jennifer Lawson in conversation with Ivana Jackson, a communications manager in Washington, D.C., and former education and outreach coordinator at WHUT-TV. Law... Read more →

  • NPR Founder Jack Mitchell
    NPR Founder Jack Mitchell
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    Published: 5 Dec 2017 Duration: 26:00
    This episode of "Made Possible By..." brings together Ross Terrell and Jack Mitchell. Terrell is a reporter/producer at Public Broadcasting Atlanta. Mitchell was the first employee of NPR and the first producer of All Things Considered. He ... Read more →
    This episode of "Made Possible By..." brings together Ross Terrell and Jack Mitchell. Terrell is a reporter/producer at Public Broadcasting Atlanta. Mitchell was the first employee of NPR and the first producer of All Things Considered. He ... Read more →

  • NPR "Founding Mother" Susan Stamberg
    NPR "Founding Mother" Susan Stamberg
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    Published: 28 Nov 2017 Duration: 13:54
    In 1971, Susan Stamberg became the first woman to anchor a nightly news broadcast in the U.S. as host of NPR's "All Things Considered." Now a special correspondent, she's been at the network ever since. On this episode of "Made Possible By.... Read more →
    In 1971, Susan Stamberg became the first woman to anchor a nightly news broadcast in the U.S. as host of NPR's "All Things Considered." Now a special correspondent, she's been at the network ever since. On this episode of "Made Possible By.... Read more →

  • Robert Hilliard on how public media enhances the public
    Robert Hilliard on how public media enhances the public
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    Published: 21 Nov 2017 Duration: 20:01
    “Fighting for public broadcasting is like fighting for equal rights and equal opportunity for everybody and anybody in this world,” says Robert Hilliard. The former head of educational broadcasting at the FCC was present for the signing of ... Read more →
    “Fighting for public broadcasting is like fighting for equal rights and equal opportunity for everybody and anybody in this world,” says Robert Hilliard. The former head of educational broadcasting at the FCC was present for the signing of ... Read more →

  • Ruth Seymour on KCRW's days as a scrappy innovator
    Ruth Seymour on KCRW's days as a scrappy innovator
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    Published: 14 Nov 2017 Duration: 27:40
    This week on Made Possible By..., our podcast about pioneers of public media, KCRW legend Ruth Seymour talks about her wish for a public radio breaking news system, the creation of This American Life, and her secrets to doing a lot with ver... Read more →
    This week on Made Possible By..., our podcast about pioneers of public media, KCRW legend Ruth Seymour talks about her wish for a public radio breaking news system, the creation of This American Life, and her secrets to doing a lot with ver... Read more →

  • A station leader shares secrets of success
    A station leader shares secrets of success
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    Published: 7 Nov 2017 Duration: 25:05
    On the debut episode of "Made Possible By...", public media producer Paige Pfleger speaks with public media veteran Rick Breitenfeld. Breitenfeld’s long and successful career includes the creation of Maryland Public Television and the rehab... Read more →
    On the debut episode of "Made Possible By...", public media producer Paige Pfleger speaks with public media veteran Rick Breitenfeld. Breitenfeld’s long and successful career includes the creation of Maryland Public Television and the rehab... Read more →

  • Made Possible By: Trailer
    Made Possible By: Trailer
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    Published: 27 Oct 2017 Duration: 03:04
    Coming soon: Learn about the history of public media from the founders of stations, networks and institutions, through interviews with up-and-coming talents in the industry.
    Coming soon: Learn about the history of public media from the founders of stations, networks and institutions, through interviews with up-and-coming talents in the industry.

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