We go Episode #28 of Public Media Daily inserted into your podcast feed. Check it out as we have the latest public media news inserted into here. Highlights from Thursday, June 7th include...
1) Bill Littlefield is retiring after 35 years in public radio and 25 years hosting NPR and 90.9 WBUR Boston's Only A Game.
2) KLRU 18 Austin is scheduled to move into its new building in 2020 and will be shared with the Austin Community College District.
3) All of Northwest Public Broadcasting (NWPB)'s radio stations are scheduled to go off-the-air for at least two hours Saturday for maintenance.
4) Former NPR reporter and editor John McChesney, who co-created the national desk, has passed away Tuesday at 78 from complications of leukemia.
5) KTWU 11 Topeka will add World to its subchannel lineup in July.
6) Reading Rainbow is 35 years old. The legendary PBS Kids program made its debut on June 6th, 1983. It went on to run until 2006, a 23 year run.
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