"Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions" Cookbook Bundle Giveaway

11 Dec 2022 in

Want to be featured on an upcoming Arkansas PBS program “Celebrating Arkansas: Holiday Traditions” and receive one of 10 Arkansas PBS cookbook bundles?

Share your recipes, photos or videos today of your favorite holiday traditions and you’ll be entered to win. Use our easy online form to submit now through Dec. 31 at myarkansaspbs.org/celebratingarkansas.

Our random drawing will take place Jan. 13, and winners will be notified via email.

Arkansas PBS highlights veteran programming

08 Nov 2022 in

As we honor veterans in November, Arkansas PBS is highlighting those who have served in the military.

Premiering Thursday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m., “Honor. Service. Duty.: Arkansas Women Veterans” recognizes the contribution of women in the military and helps connect these veterans with resources and services. Arkansas PBS will air an encore of “Honor. Service. Duty.” on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 8 p.m.

This program is made possible by AARP Arkansas.

Arkansas PBS Wins Four Mid-America Emmy Awards

31 Oct 2022 in

Arkansas PBS is honored to share that we have won four Emmy Awards from the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) Saturday, Oct. 29!

“At Arkansas PBS, in serving our amazing Arkansas community every day with local stories, we are proud to be recognized for that effort with four Mid-America Emmy Awards,” CEO Courtney Pledger said. “Congratulations to our Arkansas PBS team and our invaluable community partners!”

Arkansas PBS Wins Four Public Media Awards

18 Sep 2022 in

Arkansas PBS is honored to be recognized by our peers at the National Educational Television Association (NETA) for exemplary work that supports our mission of educating Arkansans. From Overall Excellence in Content for work on projects like “Rise and Shine” and “Good Roots” to specific projects like our COVID-19 public service announcements and efforts that highlight culture, diversity and overcoming adversity, the stories and needs of Arkansans are at the heart of everything we do. Thank you for your support!

Arkansas PBS is a finalist for 13 Public Media Awards

12 Sep 2022 in

We’re excited to share that Arkansas PBS has been named a finalist for 13 Public Media Awards (PMA) from the National Education Telecommunications Association (NETA) in the 54th annual competition! The Public Media Awards honor NETA members’ finest work in community engagement, content, education, marketing/communications and overall excellence.

Arkansas PBS Earns 21 Mid-America Emmy Nominations

08 Sep 2022 in

Arkansans have many stories to tell and Arkansas PBS is proud to take part in sharing those stories. Because we're able to tell these stories, we’re excited to announce that we’ve earned a record 21 regional Emmy Award nominations from the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS)!

Guiding the “Undiscovered Reader” – “Rise and Shine” 3rd-5th Grade Summer Reading

14 Aug 2022 in

According to the educators here at Arkansas PBS, starting in the third grade, children are in a reading transition period. At this age, we transition from the stage of learning to read to reading to learn. This reading level is just as important as the reading development that is taught in kindergarten through second grade. In this stage, students are introduced to and comprehended more information than ever before. This is also where “reluctant” – better known as “undiscovered readers” – find their love for reading.

“Rise and Shine: Season Two” – What’s Coming for Week 6

04 Aug 2022 in

Is it already week six of “Rise and Shine,” our K-5 summer learning program with a curriculum that aligns with Arkansas academic standards. We hope that you learned a lot during the first five weeks!

Check out the schedule below for each day’s activities with virtual field trips, special segments, Fun Friday and more.