Officials Break Ground on Moapa Paiute Tribe Solar Project

The first utility-scale solar project on tribal land is underway in Southern Nevada. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (NV) joined representatives from the Moapa Band of Piautes and executives from First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) to kick off construction on the 250 Megawatt power… [More...]

Vegas PBS Nationwide Research Confirms that PBS and Member Stations Are America’s Most Trusted Institution and an ‘Excellent’ Use of Tax Dollars for 11th Consecutive Year

Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell announced that PBS and its member stations were again named number 1 in trust among nationally known institutions.

Annual Survey Also Names PBS KIDS as the Most Educational TV/Media Brand, the Safest On-Air and Online Destination for Children and the Top Provider of Content That Helps Children Learn Reading, Math and Essential Skills Las Vegas – Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell announced that during a time of significant increase in broadcast audience numbers and… [More...]

Vegas PBS Awarded Emergency Alert and Communications Grant by CPB

Vegas PBS announced it has been awarded $89,539 by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to expand emergency alert and communications services.

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS announced it has been awarded $89,539 by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to expand emergency alert and communications services in the community. Through CPB funding, Vegas PBS will expand the emergency services it currently provides to the Clark County School District Police Department (CCSD PD) to include the Las Vegas… [More...]

Vegas PBS Announces GOAL: Global Online Advanced Learning As New Name of Online Workforce Training Program

Vegas PBS announced that it has renamed its comprehensive online workforce training program to Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL).

Las Vegas – In an effort to better reflect its role in economic diversification and efforts in increasing access to workforce training and education opportunities for all Nevadans, Vegas PBS announced that it has renamed its comprehensive online workforce training program to Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL). The new name will replace the former Vegas Virtual Online Education. “As… [More...]

Longtime Nevada Media Executive Bruce Spotleson Joins Vegas PBS as Director of Corporate Partnerships

Vegas PBS has announced that longtime Nevada media executive Bruce Spotleson is joining the station as the new Director of Corporate Partnerships.

Las Vegas – Vegas PBS has announced that longtime Nevada media executive Bruce Spotleson is joining the station as the new Director of Corporate Partnerships. In his new position, Spotleson is responsible for leading the sponsorship team in developing corporate and institutional support for Vegas PBS. “We are absolutely delighted to have Bruce Spotleson join the Vegas… [More...]

Vegas PBS’ ‘artScene’ Premieres October 30, 2013

Vegas PBS’ Emmy Award-winning series artScene is back with its second season, premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 with another 13-week run.

The Hit Local Arts Series Begins Its Second Season (Las Vegas) – Vegas PBS’ Emmy Award-winning series artScene is back with its second season, premiering at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30 with another 13-week run. artScene will offer a mix of local art stories as well as national pieces, with the first episode highlighting Las Vegas photographer Daniel Mollohan. Bringing… [More...]

PBS Member Stations Vote Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell to Serve on the PBS Board in National Election

Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell was one of four individuals elected to the PBS Board of Directors.

(Las Vegas) – PBS President and CEO Paula Kerger announced the results of the 2013-2014 voting that elected four station leaders to serve as Professional Directors on the PBS Board of Directors. Vegas PBS General Manager Tom Axtell was one of four individuals elected. This appointment marks Axtell’s fourth term serving on the PBS Board. Each of… [More...]

PBS Mark 10 Years as America’s Most Trusted Institution

Nevada Business Press Releases for March 1st

Vegas PBS Announces PBS and Member Stations Mark 10 Years as America’s Most Trusted Institution and an ‘Excellent’ Use of Tax Dollars National Research Again Confirms PBS KIDS as the Most Educational TV/Media Brand, the Safest On-Air and Online Destination for Children and the Top Provider of Content That Helps Children Learn Reading, Math and… [More...]

Industry Focus: Media

Discussion on Media in Nevada

Recently, executives representing various media outlets met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss changes in media and what the future of the industry could look like.

Cory Cuddeback, Beasley Broadcasting • Tom Porterfield, ABC Channel 13; Lisa Howfield, NBC Channel 3; Jerry McKenna, CBS Radio • Tom Axtell, PBS Channel 10 • Emily Neilson, CBS Channel 8; Connie Brennan, Nevada Business Magazine • Larry Charlton, City National Bank [More...]