Grants

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association Inc.

To increase coverage of the NewsHour’s Making Sen$e program by one-third and make it a weekly broadcast with a designated regular time slot

  • Amount $500,000
  • City Arlington, VA
  • Investigator Sara Just
  • Year 2014
  • Program Public Understanding
  • Sub-program Television

This grant provides continued support to the Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, producer of the PBS NewsHour, for the production and broadcast of a recurring series of high-quality segments on economic and financial topics. Funds support the production of 52 segments per year, to be produced by NewsHour reporter Paul Solman and broadcast weekly on a regular schedule.  Additional funds support the creation of supplementary economic materials for the NewsHour website.

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