The “Florida Public Radio Emergency Network” or “FPREN,” can be considered public radio’s most ambitious and successful effort in serving coastal states, providing public media audiences with critically important lifesaving multiplatform content before, during, and after hurricanes and other significant weather events.

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FPREN: Keeping Florida Connected in Times of Crisis

By Amy Garlesky |

The “Florida Public Radio Emergency Network” or “FPREN,” can be considered public radio’s most ambitious and successful effort in serving coastal states, providing public media audiences with critically important lifesaving multiplatform content before, during, and after hurricanes and other significant weather events.

Congress Approves a Continuing Resolution

By Cait Beroza |

Congress Passes Short-Term Funding for Public Media

Today, Congress approved a Continuing Resolution (CR), a short-term funding measure that keeps the government and its programs, including support for public media, funded at roughly last year’s spending levels through December 11, 2020.

Federal Funding for Public Media Update

By Cait Beroza |

Congress is returning to Washington, D.C. after their August recess to pass a spending measure before the end of the current fiscal year on September 30. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can protect your public media’s funding.

House Endorses Increased Public Media Funding

By Cait Beroza |

This week, the full House of Representatives approved an appropriations package that provides increased federal funding for your local public media stations. Public Media Funding … Read More

Senate Relief Bill Provides Public Media Funding

By Cait Beroza |

Senate Gallery

The Senate’s coronavirus relief bill, which was released today, includes $175 million emergency funding for your public radio and television stations. We’re enormously grateful for … Read More

Alaska Public Media: Local Focus, Wide Reach

By Nick Gloria |

Alaska Public Media

Alaska Public Media, a network of local public radio and television stations, reaches 97% of the state, telling Alaskans’ stories and connecting communities on state … Read More

Thank You for a Successful 2018

By Cait Beroza & Anne Standley |

As 2018 comes to a close, we would like to thank you for taking action to protect federal funding for public media this year. Together, … Read More

WFDD Helps Students Share Their Unique Stories

By Gabriel Maisonnave, WFDD Educational Program Manager |

WFDD

“This was the first time I talked with my mom about this,” said a recent student of WFDD’s Radio 101 program, unprompted and nonchalant. This … Read More