Impactful Programming

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In any enterprise, evaluating the impact of your work is critical. At Vegas PBS, we measure our media-based educational programs and outreach services by how frequently they are used but also by the impact they have on those who use them.

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October Treats

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As the nation prepares for the quadrennial Presidential election next month, Election 2016 programming continues all month through Election Day on November 8.

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A Year of Success

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Vegas PBS had a wonderful 2014 highlighted by breathtaking national programming, increased local productions, impactful educational services, and rising viewer and corporate support. Your letters, emails and calls repeatedly state that you value Vegas PBS as a trusted programming source.

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A Year of Success

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Vegas PBS’ fiscal year ended June 30. For the fifth quarter in a row, you allowed us to exceed our revenue and membership goals without increasing the number of days on air. Pledge minutes in our primetime and daytime children’s programming are below national averages, so thank you for responding quickly and generously.

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Expanding Drama Programs

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For more than 45 years, Masterpiece has captivated audiences with British dramas that range from adaptations of classic literature to modern mysteries – all with eclectic characters, stunning costumes, far-away landscapes and compelling storytelling.

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Leave a Legacy of Learning

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As an extension of the business and financial television programs you trust on Vegas PBS, the Vegas PBS Planned Giving Council provides frequent seminars on a variety of topics designed to strengthen financial literacy and encourage financial planning in Southern Nevada.

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From Sputnik to the Solar Eclipse

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Now in its 44th season, NOVA is the most-watched primetime science series on American television. This month, NOVA will capture the extraordinary total solar eclipse over North America.

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Building a Sense of Place

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Earlier this year, our board adopted a new Community Impact Strategic Plan that focused our commitment to delivering high-quality local content on three primary impact areas: arts, education and sense of place. This year we produced many local programs to address those topics.

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Statehood, Suffrage and Elections

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Throughout October, as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, Vegas PBS will feature unique, local programming to build cultural awareness and appreciation for our state’s rich and diverse history.

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Stop Summer Learning Loss

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Teachers and national research report that the first six weeks of the school year are spent reviewing and re-learning skills and subjects children have forgotten over the summer.

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Summer of Adventure

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Television has three traditional programming seasons – Fall, Winter and Summer. Summers used to be mostly repeats from the other seasons – but not anymore! Thanks to member donations, Vegas PBS will present exciting new series through the summer that will take you to some of the world’s most amazing places and cultures.

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Federal Funding Investment

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As you may have read, there are some in Washington who support the elimination of federal funding for public service television stations like Vegas PBS.

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Public Media = Public Safety

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Every year, millions of visitors attend a convention in Las Vegas.Two of the city's largest conventions — the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and the National Association of Broadcasters Show (NAB) — combined with the annual PBS Technology Conference, make Las Vegas a national hub for technology conventions.

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Membership Specials

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Four times a year Vegas PBS conducts on-air campaigns to encourage viewers who are not supporters to help fund the programs they enjoy. When we conduct surveys, many non-donors say they think we are funded by the federal government.

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Music, Memories and Membership

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Vegas PBS is a nonprofit, educational television service. We operate a special TV service created to insure “a nonprofit island” in the TV/cable universe. PBS stations provide educational, informational and cultural programs freed from marketplace demands for programs that produce large 18-49 year old audiences.

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BEHIND THE SCENES at “BAZ” – Musical Mashup

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