What is the Public Media Platform?

Public media’s leading national organizations have launched a ground-breaking collaboration to build a shared technology resource. The Public Media Platform will give public media producers and stations the ability to gather their digital content in one place, and cost-effectively distribute it across digital platforms to achieve a critical mass of compelling non-commercial content.

How is Public Media Platform built?

Core Infrastructure

  • Common data standards
  • Coordinated business rules

Service & Tools

  • Shared best practices
  • Common open source tools
  • Master Service Agreements


  • Local autonomy
  • Maximum brand control