Mission, Vision and Values

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Our Mission

DPTV provides open access to trusted, balanced, and inspiring content and fosters essential, enriching conversations, in partnership with our diverse multi-cultural community.

Our Vision

A community in which people trust public media to help them discover new ideas, make informed decisions, and enjoy enriched lives.

Our Values


Act with integrity to maintain and build the confidence placed in us by our community.


Listen, understand and respond, so that every person who interacts with DPTV finds value.


Develop and maintain high standards of performance and strive for continuous improvement to meet or exceed expectations.


Combine the knowledge and skills of our employees and partners to build solutions, achieve goals and foster shared success.


Honor the diverse perspectives and unique contributions of all individuals.


Demonstrate openness to new ideas and collaborations through experimentation and risk taking.


Advance our staff’s skills and our organization’s capabilities in order to best serve our community.

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