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Indiana Arts Commission Awards Lakeshore Public Media Project Support Grant to Spotlight Art across Northwest Indiana

Indiana Arts Commission Awards Lakeshore Public Media Project Support Grant to Spotlight Art across Northwest Indiana Earlier today, the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced it has awarded Lakeshore Public Media an Arts Project Support grant program for its local series Eye on the Arts. “We are thrilled that the Indiana Arts Commission has continued to…

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Lakeshore PBS Recognized by Indiana Broadcasters with 2021 Cardinal Community Service Award for Friends & Neighbors series

Lakeshore PBS Recognized by Indiana Broadcasters with 2021 Cardinal Community Service Award for Friends & Neighbors series The Indiana Broadcasters Association has awarded Lakeshore PBS with its fourth annual Cardinal Community Service Award for its program Friends & Neighbors series, highlighting Northwest Indiana organizations and businesses who went above and beyond during the pandemic. “The unprecedented events…

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Lakeshore PBS Brings Asian Perspectives to Chicagoland with NHK Newsline and NHK WORLD-JAPAN Sub-Channel

Lakeshore PBS Brings Asian Perspectives to Chicagoland with NHK Newsline and NHK WORLD-JAPAN Sub-Channel Amid the rise of anti-Asian harassment and hate crimes across the U.S., Lakeshore PBS is sharing more stories and insights from an Asian perspective through its partnership with NHK WORLD-JAPAN. “Asia is an enormous region of the globe with a huge…

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Lakeshore Public Media to Broadcast the State of Education and the Workforce 2021 in March

Lakeshore Public Media to Broadcast the State of Education and the Workforce 2021 in March Lakeshore Public Media announced today it will be broadcasting the upcoming joint State of Education and the Workforce 2021 address in March on Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio. State leaders will discuss Indiana’s talent pipeline, focusing on the future…

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Lakeshore Public Media Completes Critical Infrastructure Upgrades Thanks to Grant from Legacy Foundation

Lakeshore Public Media Completes Critical Infrastructure Upgrades Thanks to Grant from Legacy Foundation With final funds provided by the Legacy Foundation, Lakeshore Public Media announced today that it has completed the final phase of its critical system infrastructure upgrades. In late 2020, the public broadcaster began work to implement the final step of its two-stage…

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Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio to broadcast Governor Holcomb’s 2021 State of the State Live in January

Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio to broadcast Governor Holcomb’s 2021 State of the State Live in January Lakeshore Public Media announced today it will be broadcasting the Governor’s upcoming Indiana State of the State in January on Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio. Each year, Indiana’s Governor addresses both houses of the state legislature,…

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Lakeshore PBS Bringing More Current Affairs and Lifestyle Programming to its Schedule in January

Lakeshore PBS Bringing More Current Affairs and Lifestyle Programming to its Schedule in January Starting in January, Lakeshore PBS will offer more weekday programming that showcases arts and crafts, travel and a variety of news from a world perspective. “With the abundance of children programming available daily across Chicagoland, we are shifting to more general…

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Lakeshore Public Media Nominated for Two National Public Media Awards for Community Engagement and Arts Programming

Lakeshore Public Media Nominated for Two National Public Media Awards for Community Engagement and Arts Programming The National Educational Telecommunications Association recently announced its finalists for their 52nd Annual Public Media Awards today, and Lakeshore Public Media was nominated in two categories. The NETA Public Media Awards honor members’ work in education, community engagement, marketing/communications and…

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Lakeshore Public Media Partnering with Indiana Public Broadcasters to Roll Out Datacasting to Aid At-Home Learning

Lakeshore Public Media Partnering with Indiana Public Broadcasters to Roll Out Datacasting to Aid At-Home Learning Lakeshore Public Media is one of several  Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations to receive $6.7 million in grants to use  datacasting to provide educational materials to students who lack broadband connections for at-home learning. “Datacasting has the potential to impact…

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Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS to Once Again Air Governor Holcomb’s Weekly Coronavirus Briefings

Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS to Once Again Air Governor Holcomb’s Weekly Coronavirus Briefings Beginning on Dec. 2, Lakeshore Public Media will air Governor Eric Holcomb’s weekly briefings about the status of Covid-19 efforts across the state as they are once again made available to television stations for broadcast. In partnership with the Indiana…

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Lakeshore Public Radio Partners with Legacy Foundation to Share “Neighborhood Voice” of Minority Owned Businesses

Lakeshore Public Radio Partners with Legacy Foundation to Share “Neighborhood Voice“ of Minority Owned Businesses In partnership with the Legacy Foundation, Lakeshore Public Radio has developed a feature that shares insights and information from some of the region’s minority owned business. “Neighborhood Voice” airs on Tuesdays at 7:23 AM on 89.1 FM.  The 10 to…

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Lakeshore PBS to Air New Music Program In Studio Featuring Local and National Artists Starting November 4

Lakeshore PBS to Air New Music Program In Studio Featuring Local and National Artists Starting November 4 Lakeshore PBS will premiere a new local series in November that focuses on musical performances in an intimate setting that highlights the artists and their approach to songwriting. Lakeshore PBS is proud to launch In Studio, a program…

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Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS to Broadcast 2020 Gubernatorial Debates Live in October

Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS to Broadcast 2020 Gubernatorial Debates Live in October Lakeshore Public Media  announced that it will broadcast the two  2020 Indiana gubernatorial debates live on Lakeshore PBS and Lakeshore Public Radio. “Lakeshore Public Media strives to bring programming and outreach events that engage our audience – especially those in Northwest…

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Lakeshore Public Radio Partners with League of Women Voters to Broadcast Local Debates in October

Lakeshore Public Radio Partners with League of Women Voters to Broadcast Local Debates in October Lakeshore Public Radio  is partnering with the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area and Porter County to broadcast several local Northwest Indiana debates in advance of the upcoming elections. The first series of debates will air on Wednesday,…

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Lakeshore Public Media to Moderate and Broadcast Congressional Debate for District 1 on October 6th

Lakeshore Public Media to Moderate and Broadcast Congressional Debate for District 1 on October 6th In partnership with the League of Women Voters of the Calumet Area, Porter County, and LaPorte County, Lakeshore Public Media will host the U.S. Congress, Indiana District 1 Debate on Tuesday, October 6th.   “Lakeshore Public Media strives to provide…

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Chicago Emmys Nominate Lakeshore PBS for Outstanding Achievement in Arts Programming for Local Series Eye on the Arts

Chicago Emmys Nominate Lakeshore PBS for Outstanding Achievement in Arts Programming for Local Series Eye on the Arts Lakeshore PBS is pleased to announce that they have been nominated for a 2020 Chicago / Midwest Emmy for its locally-produced series, Eye on the Arts. “We are thrilled that our work – showcasing some of the…

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Lakeshore Public Media Partners with Local Filmmakers to Share Documentaries with Educators around the Region

Lakeshore Public Media Partners with Local Filmmakers to Share Documentaries with Educators around the Region Merrillville  –  Lakeshore Public Media is partnering with local producers and funders to bring two local documentaries to its streaming platform for students and educators across the region. “Our goal for providing this programming is simple: to keep students and…

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Friends & Neighbors is a 2020 Semifinalist for Current’s “Local That Works” Grant

Friends & Neighbors is Semifinalist for Current’s “Local That Works“ Grant Lakeshore Public Media recently submitted work on Friends & Neighbors for a Local that Works grant submission through Current.org.  Current is the nonprofit news service for and about public media in the U.S. that reaches public broadcasting professionals, including radio and TV station employees, independent producers,…

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Lakeshore Public Media Nominated for Two Spectrum Awards

Lakeshore Public Media Nominated for Two Spectrum Awards for Community Impact by the Indiana Broadcasters Association Indianapolis – The Indiana Broadcasters Association announced the finalists for their 2020 Spectrum Awards on Monday, and Lakeshore Public Media was nominated for two awards for local impact for markets outside Indianapolis. The 33rd Annual Spectrum Awards recognizes broadcast…

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Lakeshore PBS Recognized by Indiana Broadcasters with Cardinal Award for Race and Justice: Here and Now Conversation

Lakeshore PBS Recognized by Indiana Broadcasters with Cardinal Award for Race and Justice: Here and Now Conversation Lakeshore PBS has been recognized for its efforts to engage in a live conversation with community leaders, political figures and law enforcement to discuss recent events related to the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.…

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Lakeshore PBS Honored for Storytelling Excellence with Multiple Telly Awards for Locally Produced Work

Lakeshore PBS Honored for Storytelling Excellence with Multiple Telly Awards for Locally Produced Work Lakeshore Public Media is pleased to announce that Lakeshore PBS has won multiple Telly Awards, which honors excellence in video and television across all screens. “We are thrilled that our work – showcasing some of the great stories to come out…

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Lakeshore Public Media to Host “Race and Justice: Here and Now” Conversation on Police Reform on July 8th

Lakeshore Public Media to Host “Race and Justice: Here and Now” Conversation on Police Reform on July 8th  MERRILLVILLE— Lakeshore Public Media will host a live discussion about police training, tactics, and options for reform as part of its ongoing community conversation, Race and Justice: Here and Now. “Cities across the country, including our local communities,…

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Lakeshore Public Media Postponing this Year’s Professional Women’s Conference until September 2021

Lakeshore Public Media Postponing this Year’s Professional Women’s Conference until September 2021 In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and after careful consideration, Lakeshore Public Media has decided to postpone the 2020 Lakeshore Professional Women’s Conference until September 16, 2021. “For eight years, Lakeshore Public Media has been hosting the Professional Women’s Conference,” said James A. Muhammad, President and CEO of Lakeshore Public Media.  “Postponing this…

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Lakeshore Public Media to Host Second “Race and Justice: Here and Now” Conversation on Wednesday, June 24th

Lakeshore Public Media to Host Second “Race and Justice: Here and Now” Conversation on Wednesday, June 24th MERRILLVILLE—Lakeshore Public Media will host a second live conversation to discuss recent events related to the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd in Minnesota, with young activists, law enforcement and young educators scheduled to participate. “Cities across…

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Lakeshore Public Media to Host Conversation “Race and Justice: Here and Now” on Tuesday, June 9th

Lakeshore Public Media to Host Conversation “Race and Justice: Here and Now” on Tuesday, June 9th Lakeshore Public Media is hosting a live conversation with community leaders, political figures and law enforcement to discuss recent events related to the protests surrounding the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. “Here in Northwest Indiana, we are facing…

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Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS to Air Governor Holcomb’s Press Conference on Protests Live

Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS to Air Governor Holcomb’s Press Conference on Protests Live MERRILLVILLE— Lakeshore Public Media is using its media resources to inform viewers and listeners in response to recent protests from around the state. At  12:30 pm, Lakeshore Public Radio and Lakeshore PBS will air the live news conference by Gov.…

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Reporter Michael Puente is a Finalist for a Peter Lisagor Award for Best Public Affairs Programming for Lakeshore Public Radio

Reporter Michael Puente is a Finalist for a Peter Lisagor Award for Best Public Affairs Programming for Lakeshore Public Radio Lakeshore Public Media is pleased to announce that Michael Puente has been nominated for a prestigious Peter Lisagor Award by the Chicago Headline Club for quality journalism. Puente’s remembrance of Richard Hatcher, the former Mayor…

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Lakeshore PBS Completes $500,000 Update to its Transmission System with Most Recent Investment

Lakeshore PBS Completes $500,000 Update to its Transmission System with Most Recent Investment Lakeshore Public Media announced today it has completed a planned upgrade to its Lakeshore PBS transmission system that prepares the station for the next generation of broadcasting. “Through the generous support of the NISOURCE Charitable Foundation, we are proud to announce that…

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Lakeshore Public Media Presenting Local Educational Documentaries Online for the Rest of April

Lakeshore PBS Presenting Local Educational Documentaries Online for the Rest of April MERRILLVILLE—  Lakeshore Public Media is partnering with local producers to bring three regional documentaries to its streaming platform until May 1. Lakeshore PBS and Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations across the state have partnered with the Indiana Department of Education to offer at-home learning…

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Lakeshore Public Radio Continues to Update Listeners about the COVID 19 Outbreak

Lakeshore Public Radio Continues to Update Listeners about the COVID 19 Outbreak Lakeshore Public Media is focusing its media resources and messaging to educate and inform viewers and listeners in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Lakeshore Public Radio continues to broadcast the ongoing updates from Gov. Eric Holcomb and other state and health officials live…

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Lakeshore PBS Announces At-Home Learning Initiative in Partnership with Indiana Department of Education and IPBS

Lakeshore PBS Announces At-Home Learning Initiative in Partnership with Indiana Department of Education and IPBS MERRILLVILLE— Lakeshore PBS and the Indiana Public Broadcasting Stations (IPBS) have partnered with the Indiana Department of Education (DOE) to offer at-home learning experiences for students in grades K-12 that align with Indiana curriculum standards. With schools across Indiana closed…

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Lakeshore Public Media Serving Community with Ongoing Information on COVID 19

Lakeshore Public Media Serving Community with Ongoing Information on COVID 19 Lakeshore Public Media continues to focus its media resources and messaging to educate and inform viewers and listeners in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. Lakeshore Public Radio has initiated local conversations with key members of the community on its program Regionally Speaking, which airs…

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Governor Holcomb and Mayor Hogsett announce social distancing campaign to flatten the COVID-19 curve

Governor Holcomb and Mayor Hogsett announce coalition to flatten the COVID-19 curve across state, public invited to make commitment #INthistogether social distancing campaign aims to keep Hoosiers healthy and return Indiana to normal social interactions and business operations Partners supporting #INthistogether campaign include Eli Lilly, Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever, Indianapolis Colts, Indiana University, and Purdue…

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Lakeshore PBS Asks Area Residents to Share Their Traditions On-Air this Holiday Season

Lakeshore PBS Asks Area Residents to Share Their Traditions On-Air this Holiday Season We would like you to share your holiday traditions. Lakeshore PBS is requesting video submissions that showcase how community members across the region celebrate the season for an upcoming holiday special. Lakeshore PBS, Northwest Indiana’s local public television station, is looking for…

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Lakeshore Public Media Honors Dee Hoehler with Inaugural Champion of Women Award at Professional Women’s Conference

Lakeshore Public Media Honors Dee Hoehler with Inaugural Champion of Women Award at Professional Women’s Conference Lakeshore Public Media honored a local businesswomen at their professional women’s conference who has been at the forefront of promoting professional training and development for women in the area for years. The Lakeshore Public Media Professional Women’s Conference, presented…

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Lakeshore PBS Nominated for 2019 Station of the Year by the Indiana Broadcasters Association

Lakeshore PBS Nominated for 2019 Station of the Year by the Indiana Broadcasters Association Indianapolis – The Indiana Broadcasters Association announced the finalists for their 2019 Spectrum Awards today, and Lakeshore PBS was nominated for Station of the Year in markets outside Indianapolis. The 32nd Annual Spectrum Awards recognizes broadcast excellence for outstanding achievement in…

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Lakeshore Public Radio and the Construction Advancement Foundation Partner on New Radio Effort

Lakeshore Public Radio and the Construction Advancement Foundation Partner on New Radio Effort MERRILLVILLE— Lakeshore Public Radio is partnering with the Construction Advancement Foundation of Northwest Indiana (CAF) for a new on-air feature called “Building Northwest Indiana Radio,” providing listeners with insights into the northwest Indiana construction industry. “Building and Construction is an integral part…

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Lakeshore PBS Kicks Off the High School Football Season In August with the 30th Season of Prep Football Report

Lakeshore PBS Kicks Off the High School Football Season In August with the 30th Season of Prep Football Report MERRILLVILLE— Lakeshore PBS is proud to announce that it will air the 30th season of Prep Football Report (PFR) starting on August 22 at 7:30pm. In the late summer of 1989, the Northwest Indiana local public television station,…

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Lakeshore PBS Returns to Full Power as New Transmitter is Certified and Operational

Lakeshore PBS Returns to Full Power as New Transmitter is Certified and Operational MERRILLVILLE— Lakeshore Public Media announced today it was finally able to return to full power with the installation and certification of its new digital transmitter, restoring Lakeshore PBS broadcast service to the Chicagoland market. “We are proud to announce a resumption of…

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Latest update for DirecTV viewers:

Although the low-powered transmitter we’ve been operating with has restored our broadcast to most of our viewers, DirecTV subscribers have continued to see an error message on their screen. DirecTV has informed us that we are not meeting their minimum signal requirements at this time. A team from GatesAir, the manufacturer of our new transmitter,…

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An update for our DirecTV viewers

A quick update to our DirecTV viewers Lakeshore PBS is still operating on our low power transmitter at this time.  Our signal is currently not strong enough to be locked on by the DirecTV receivers to provide a consistent, strong signal.  While this means that we will not be able to provide service to DirecTV subscribers,…

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A quick update on our transmitter

A quick update on our transmitter We are still awaiting the final date from our transmitter manufacturer to complete our full power transmitter installation and certification. GatesAir understands our urgency of getting this installation underway as soon as possible. They are continuing to be busy with the spectrum repack and are awaiting a  Midwest Installation…

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