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NETA Webinars

NETA webinars allow our members to participate in engaging discussions ton a variety of topics to increase skills and strengthen the long-term commitment to public media's education mission. We work closely with thought leaders throughout the system, including our PLC Executive Committees, to produce timely and content-rich online events. 

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Community Engagement: Sharing Your Story. Tuesday, June 13 at 3PM ET. Presented by the NETA Community Engagement Peer Learning Community

The community engagement work of public media stations is a core part of our mission, but is your story being told effectively? This webinar will discuss methods of telling the story of your station's community engagement efforts both internally and externally. On-air spots, printed material, community partners, board of directors/community advisory boards, station staff, and social media.

Learning Goals / Key Takeaways:

  • Broadcast strategies
  • Social media strategies
  • Internal communication strategies
  • Creating SOPs and project checklists

Register Now

Moderator: Darren LaShelle, President & CEO NorCal Public Media, NETA Community Engagement PLC executive committee member


  • Caryline Clark, Engagement Manager, Iowa PBS
  • Emmalee Hackshaw, Vice President for Community Engagement, Georgia Public Broadcasting
  • Cari Kozicki, Vice President, Project Management, Lehigh Valley Public Media
  • Jasmin Valdivia, Marketing Coordinator, Utah Education Network
  • Nancy Rogan, Community Engagement Officer at WHRO Public Media

Presented by the NETA Community Engagement PLC.

Archived Webinars

Station education teams are perfectly positioned to support family engagement in their communities because there are endless ways to support kids and the grown ups in their lives using trusted PBS KIDS media. Whether you are new to family engagement or you’ve been around the neighborhood a while, there is always a new idea out there to grab. Come share your approach to supporting families with your peers and maybe even pick up something new to use in your community.


Tuesdays, April 4, 11 & 18 | 3-4:30 PM ET

No one has time these days to start new projects. We can't find time; we have to make time. This new Public Media Learns three-part mastermind course will teach you how to increase your capacity and allow you to share your tips for getting things done and hear your colleagues' secrets to time management.

Could it be that many of us have failed to expand our potential because we have allowed what we perceive as capacity to define us? What if our limits are not really our limits?

Join us for a deep dive into the Public Media Learns (PML) platform. PML is the latest tool essential for everyone in public media, no matter their area of discipline. PML offers a collaborative space for NETA member stations to experience community and expand the skills needed to further the mission of public media.


Thursdays, Feb. 28, Mar. 28, Apr. 27 & May 25, 2023  |  2-3 PM ET

In our current world, protection of individual, corporate, and organizational information assets is essential. The concepts of cyber hacking and cyber attacks are becoming more evident. With the new remote to hybrid work environment, these issues are even more prevalent!

Is your latest production ready for broadcast? Would you like a refresher on broadcast levels, caption placement, and other things needed to ensure your media is legal for local broadcast and ideal for national distribution? 

Join us for a presentation by Pillar To Post as they give an overview on how to make sure your production passes technical evaluation on the first try. Register now.

Teaching has undergone a massive change since 2020, and PBS stations need to adjust how they engage with educators. Come ready to share the innovative approaches your station is taking or WANTS to take as you build relationships with teachers!

So, you’ve created a beautiful documentary/spot/podcast and chosen the perfect music to accompany it. Is it legal to use it for broadcast? Post it on Media Manager? How about on Facebook or YouTube? Join Lauren Koch, director of music copyright at PBS, as she explains what you can and can’t do. Register for the webinar.

Engaging & Amplifying Youth Stories With KQED's Youth Media Challenges

In this webinar we’ll share how you can easily bring youth created stories into your programming though Youth Media Challenge student submissions. We’ll demonstrate the submission site, walk through the workflow for airing and sharing stories, and highlight how stations are elevating local youth voices in a variety of broadcast and digital programs. Register here.

Underwriting & Public Media - Keeping It Legal

Are you new to public media and confused about what is and isn’t allowed in regards to on-air underwriting spots? Are you a long-timer who would like a refresher? Attorneys from the law firm of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, PLC will present an overview of current FCC rules and answer your questions. Register here.

2022 NETA Conference & CPB Public Media Thought Leader Forum
The NETA Conference is dedicated to providing public media professionals with meaningful and relevant connections to the people and ideas that are at the heart of our mission to educate, engage and entertain. 

Learn More and Register Here