The Media Mob has learned that "institutional advancement" has struck again at Thirteen-WNET, New York’s flagship PBS station.
On Thursday, April 24, Vice President for Institutional Advancement Barbara Bantivoglio sent out a bulk email to Thirteen staffers informing them that the channel’s marketing department was being "restructured."
In other words, more staffers were being Read More
On the afternoon of Jan. 18, dozens of staffers at Thirteen-WNET, PBS’s flagship station in New York, shuffled into a conference room at headquarters on West 33rd Street for an address from Neal Shapiro, the station’s boss.
According to a source at the meeting, Mr. Shapiro said that in the digital age, public television employees Read More
In February, former NBC News President Neal Shapiro will officially take over as the president of the Educational Broadcasting Corporation, the licensee of public broadcast stations Thirteen-WNET and WLIW New York. In the meantime, Mr. Shapiro is already beginning to leave his mark on the programming of Thirteen-WNET, where he has served as president Read More