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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 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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DirecTV removes NHK World Japan from Chicagoland line-up

DirecTV removes NHK World Japan from Chicagoland line-up Effective immediately, DirecTV customers in Chicagoland will no longer see NHK World Japan in their program line-up due to an expiring broadcast agreement. Lakeshore PBS will continue to be broadcast through DirecTV on Channel 56. Ten years ago, Lakeshore PBS and other public television stations across the…

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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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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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