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For all media inquiries contact Marty Fischhoff at or 248-305-3770.

Media Releases

May 23, 2023 – “VISIONS OF AMERICA” Coming to Museums and Libraries This Summer

March 10, 2023 – Melissa Roy Elected Chair of Detroit Public TV’s Board of Trustees

January 4, 2023 – Detroit Public Television Names Four Members to Board of Trustees

August 25, 2022 – PBS Books Livestreams David Bornstein and Amy Goyer Keynote Talks at Solution Journalism Summit

April 27, 2022 – Water’s True Cost Collaboration

January 4, 2022 – Detroit Public Television Names Five New Members to Board of Trustees

December 15, 2021 – Who Killed Vincent Chin Named to National Film Registry

December 14, 2021 – DPTV is a Finalist NETA Public Media Awards

August 16, 2021 – Public Media Workforce Collaborative Secures Two-Year, $450,000 Grant

July 7, 2021 – Ashley Williams Named to DPTV Board

July 7, 2021 – Freda Sampson Named to DPTV Board

July 6, 2021- Ollette Boyd Appointed COO-CFO

June 21, 2021 – MetroArts Debuts Its 10th Season on Detroit Public Television on July 6

March 22, 2021 – Timothy Nicholson Elected Chair of Detroit Public TV’s Board of Trustees

February 4, 2021 – University of Michigan and Detroit Public TV Partner on New Program to Get Kids Moving ⇗

December 15, 2020 – Michigan Learning Channel to Launch January 4, 2021 ⇗

November 30, 2020 – Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan Vice President Rick Notter Named To Detroit Public TV’s Board Of Trustees

December 15, 2020 – Michigan Learning Channel to Launch January 4, 2021

December 7, 2020 – UAW To Partner With Detroit Public TV On Critical Educational Work

October 21, 2020 – Public Television Stations Partner with Michigan Educators to Build New Statewide Learning Service

September 1, 2020 – Local Livestreaming Only from Detroit Public TV

August 12, 2020 – Virtual workshops for early childhood professionals will build career and caring skills needed during pandemic and beyond

August 11, 2020 – Detroit Regional Chamber, Detroit Public TV launch new digital series inspired by the Mackinac Policy Conference

July 21, 2020 – Maram Alaiwat Of Preferred Financial Partners Named To Detroit Public TV’s Board Of Directors

July 6, 2020 – Detroit Public TV To Expand Early Childhood Services To Neighborhoods Across The City 

June 18, 2020 – After 28 Years Concert Of Colors Continues In A New And Expansive Format

May 5, 2020 – Detroit Public TV Announces Local Teacher Selected As Part Of 2020 Class Of PBS Digital Innovator All-Star 

April 25, 2020 – Detroit Public TV And Detroit Free Press And Announce Partnership

March 27, 2020 – Detroit Public TV Adjusts Schedule To Meet Educational Needs Of Students Now Learning At Home

March 16, 2020 – Detroit Public TV to Provide Essential Educational Resources to Caregivers During Coronavirus Crisis

March 12, 2020 – Detroit Public TV Responds to Coronavirus Emergency

January 3, 2020 – Detroit Public TV Recieves Major Grant from Consumers Energy Foundation

December 17, 2019 – Detroit Public TV Now Live on YouTube TV

December 4, 2019 – Report for America to Fund Two Journalist Positions at Detroit Public TV

July 26, 2019 – Detroit Public TV Receives 2019 Governor’s Service Award as Education Service Leader

May 7, 2019 – Cynthia and Edsel Ford Make Major Commitment to Local Journalism at Detroit Public TV

April 17, 2019 – Detroit Public TV to Debut “Great Lakes Now,” A New Monthly Series for Viewers across the Region

February 21, 2019 – Hannan Lis Elected Chair of Detroit Public TV’s Board of Trustees

February 21, 2019 – Masco’s Michelle D. Greene Named to Detroit Public TV’s Board of Directors 

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