[Fort Wayne, IN]– May 23, 2024] – PBS Fort Wayne announced today that 4 of their local productions have garnered wins in the record breaking 45th annual Telly Awards. Three productions won Silver Telly awards, and one, a Bronze Telly award. The award winners were: 

Productions winning Silver Telly Awards were: 

•A Home for the Arts in Best Documentary: Short Form (Under 40 minutes). ProducerDirector: Jonathon Nuthals

•Fort Wayne Ballet Dancer’s Legacy – Edward Stierle in Music, Dance & Performance –Television. Executive Producer: Todd Grimes

•Writers Contest 2023 in Children-Television.

Indiana Among 1st to Close e-Learning Gap with Datacasting

As pandemic forces school from home, 84K Hoosier Students don’t have Internet access

INDIANAPOLIS – NOVEMBER 16, 2020 – As Indiana schools prepare to continue e-learning in 2021 to protect against the spread of COVID-19, more than 84,000 Hoosier students still don’t have Internet access at home. Some schools and organizations are working to install temporary hotspots to close the learning gap, but the Indiana Public Broadcast Stations group (IPBS) is working on a cheaper and perhaps better alternative. IPBS stations currently beam television signals into nearly every Indiana household. Using those same signals, the stations can also “datacast” specific and targeted educational materials from teachers into homes.  It’s cheaper than installing Internet hotspots, won’t be stymied by large files and comes with the added bonus of PBS-level educational curriculum. Jennings County School Corporation will use the option in January, which will make Indiana only the second state in the union to teach via datacasting.

All IN: Listen Any Time, Anywhere

All IN is Indiana’s daily talk show about interesting things happening in the Hoosier state. The show airs Monday-Friday at 1 pm (EST) on IPBS member radio stations. Hosted by Matt Pelsor, All IN connects listeners to the latest news and to each other through thoughtful conversation that’s lively and goes beneath the surface. As Indiana’s talk show, Matt loves hearing from his listeners from across the state! Send Matt questions or comments on Twitter and Facebook, and he’ll try to work them into the show.