Recent News

  • Prairie Public launches Inside Energy


    FARGO, N.D., July 28, 2014 – Prairie Public has launched a multimedia journalism collaboration with public media stations in Wyoming and Colorado to report on North Dakota’s and the region’s energy boom and the national, regional and local significance of energy issues. Radio reports began in May, television production will begin soon, and a blog, [...]

  • Prairie Public receives a Ready To Learn Initiative Award to support early childhood learning


    Washington, DC, Arlington, VA, Fargo, ND (June 16, 2014) –The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS has announced awards to 21 public television stations, including Prairie Public, for the expansion of school readiness projects in their communities. Prairie Public Broadcasting will focus its efforts among students in preschool through 2nd grade, as well as [...]

  • Prairie Public production honored with prestigious Gabriel Award


    May 21, 2014, Fargo, N.D.—The Prairie Public television team has been honored with a first-place Gabriel Award for its television documentary “I Am A Person.” The documentary reviews the historical context of the 1982 legal decision that changed how North Dakota cares for its citizens who are developmentally disabled. As a result, hundreds of children [...]

  • Prairie Public radio news team honored


    April 4, 2014—Prairie Public Broadcasting’s radio staff has been honored with three 2014 Sevareid Awards from the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association. The network’s news department received a first place series/documentary award for “Minot: Rebuilding Dreams,” produced by Dave Thompson, and awards of merit in the investigative category for “Oil Patch Code Blue” produced by Todd [...]