Educational broadcasting -- United States.
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Found in: Special Collections and University Archives / Midwest Program on Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) records
Abstract The Midwest Program of Airborne Television Instruction (MPATI) was a nonprofit organization of educators and television producers who pioneered efforts to transmit instructional television programming before the advent of cable and satellite. The program began as an experiment in 1959 to use DC-6 AB planes to broadcast signals to schools. It operated through a grant from the Ford Foundation from 1961 to 1963. Then, from 1963 to 1968, MPATI relied on membership fees. MPATI ceased production...
Abstract Louisa A. Nielsen worked for National Public Radio as director of the Programming Department's Educational Programming Services Division from 1976 to 1979. Her responsibilities included developing and marketing the NPR Audio Cassette Service, member station programming, and radio services for the blind. From 1979 to 1982, she was the program officer of Media Programs for the National Education for the Humanities. There, she directed the development of cultural broadcast programming in the...
Abstract Robert Monroe Reed (1932-2011) began a twenty-year career in educational television as a production manager at WETV, Atlanta, Georgia from 1958 to 1960, then worked at WHA-TV at the University of Wisconsin from 1960 to 1962. He founded the Hawaii Educational Television Network and served as its General Manager from 1962 to 1969. Reed was the executive director of PBS Video from 1969-1976. He also worked at KUED in Salt Lake City as its manager from 1977 to 1978.The collection...