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CAMPBELLSPORT ELEMENTARY FIRST-GRADER PLACES IN WRITING CONTEST AT NATIONAL LEVEL

Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) has announced local 7 year-old Sam Ellenbecker as a national winner in the PBS KIDS Writers Contest. As a first-place winner in the local contest sponsored by MPTV, …

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OUTDOOR WISCONSIN PRODUCER TO RECEIVE ONE OF THE MOST PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS IN TELEVISION

Producer and Director Maryann Lazarski will be inducted into the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' Milwaukee Silver Circle. With over 30 years of …

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22 AREA CHILDREN WIN AWARDS IN MPTV'S CHILDREN'S WRITING CONTEST

Out of 486 entries from across its viewing area, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) has announced the 22 winners of the 2014 PBS KIDS Writers Contest, a competition for children in kindergarten …

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BLACK NOUVEAU RECOGNIZED BY NATIONAL GROUP FOR ITS AFRICAN AMERICAN PUBLIC AFFAIRS PROGRAMMING

Milwaukee's own BLACK NOUVEAU has received 4 nominations in the National Association for Black Journalists' 2014 Salute To Excellence Awards. Currently in its 22nd season, BLACK NOUVEAU is one of the …

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MPTV DOUBLES THE FUN THIS SUMMER WITH A NEW PBS KIDS PROGRAM LINE-UP

Schedule Updated to Accommodate School-Aged Kids on Summer Break

During the summer months, children ages 4-8 join Milwaukee Public Television's (MPTV) daytime audience. In order to accommodate the …

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WAUWATOSA TEACHER NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED BY PBS LEARNINGMEDIA

Mr. Chris Lazarski, a teacher at Wauwatosa West High School, has been named a 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator by PBS LearningMedia, an on-demand digital media service from PBS offering over …

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KEN BURNS ENCOURAGES PEOPLE ACROSS THE NATION TO LEARN THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS

Ken Burns, PBS and MPTV are collaborating on an initiative to challenge everyone across the country, especially students, to read the Gettysburg Address aloud. The project runs through April 15, …

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PBS Brings Milwaukee Ballet's Interpretation of Classic Tale to National Audience

It was the toast of Milwaukee's performing arts community and soon, Peter Pan From Milwaukee Ballet will be offered to all PBS stations for broadcast nationwide as part of PBS' initiative to promote …

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COMMUNITY'S EFFORTS TO RESTORE HERO'S MEMORIAL EXEMPLIFIES KOSCIUSZKO'S EXTRAORDINARY LIFE

The story of American hero General Tadeusz Kosciuszko is a compelling story of dedication, patriotism and devotion. Almost as compelling is the story of how a Polish immigrant community on the south …

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MPTV ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Southeastern Wisconsin Kids in Grades K-3 Encouraged to Submit Original Stories

Today, Milwaukee Public Television (MPTV) announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, designed to promote the …

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