Trusted. Valued. Essential.

For more than 55 years, Arkansas PBS has served as a daily and essential resource for Arkansans. We empower learners of all ages and educate, inform, entertain, and inspire our community by creating, sharing, celebrating, and driving conversation around Arkansas stories.

Core Services


Broadcast Television

Enjoy four quality TV channels that serve a variety of audiences: PBS, PBS KIDS, WORLD, and Create.

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Online, statewide professional development courses and resources for K-12 Arkansas educators.

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On Demand Programs

Stream live TV or binge entire seasons of your favorite PBS programs by visiting or the PBS App.

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Livestream Arkansas state government events and meetings with "Arkansas Citizens Access Network (AR-CAN)."

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Outreach & Engagement

From reading events for kids to screening events for adults, Arkansas PBS is ever-present in Arkansas's communities.

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Arkansas Live

Get front row, livestreamed access to some of the state's most educational and entertaining events.

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Years Serving Arkansans


Statewide Coverage


Supporting Members

Arkansas PBS Leadership



Courtney Pledger

Executive Director & CEO

Department Directors

Lindsey Ingram 
Head of Audience

Sajni Kumpuris 
Education Director

DeWayne Wilbur 
Operations Director



Michael Hibblen 
Public Affairs Director


Arkansas PBS Commission

Commissioners are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Arkansas Senate. Learn more about commissioner responsibilities.



West Doss

Fayetteville, Arkansas   
Commission Service: 3/31/16 - 3/23/24


Annette Herrington

Little Rock, Arkansas    
Commission Service: 5/1/20 - 3/23/28


Woody Freeman

Vice Chair  
Jonesboro, Arkansas   
Commission Service: 12/4/18 - 3/23/26


John Brown

Siloam Springs, Arkansas      
Commission Service: 5/20/15 - 3/23/23


Anne Cowie

Secretary Treasurer   
Subiaco, Arkansas     
Commission Service: 5/1/20 - 3/23/27


Ann Clemmer

Benton, Arkansas     
Commission Service: 5/1/20 - 3/23/22


Cynthia Nance

Fayetteville, Arkansas   
Commission Service: 3/23/22 - 3/23/29

Gary Newton

Little Rock, Arkansas     
Commission Service: 3/23/24 - 3/23/31

Maria Sullivan

Jonesboro, Arkansas     
Commission Service: 3/23/24 - 3/23/31

Careers at
Arkansas PBS

Arkansas PBS offers a variety of career opportunities in Production, Engineering, Marketing and Audience Engagement, Education, Finance and Administration, Operations, Information Technology, Programming, and Development/Fundraising.

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