As many of you know, the Public Media Platform (PMP) was incorporated in 2012 with the charge to build and deliver the first-ever digital interconnection system to the benefit of public media writ large. The vision? The PMP as an important component of efforts to bring new audience and revenue to public media.
We’re pleased to share the news that, just one year after the PMP went live, more than 100 stations and producers have signed up to be a part of this revolutionary system and 30+ are actively using the PMP to contribute content or pull programming onto their websites and apps.
Let’s just take a moment to let that sink in. Sometimes within public media we lament the pace of work. But in this case, thanks to the efforts of people around the system, the PMP is a best of breed, fully operational, digital distribution platform.
In order to ensure that this important service is available as far into the digital future as anyone can see, PMP’s Board has made the decision to transition PMP to NPR. The PMP Board is sending communications about this transition and is available for any questions.
But we, the PMP team wanted to reach out on a personal level as well. We are honored to have been a part of this amazing journey. We look back with pride at the body of work, the relationships that have been created with many of you, and the possibilities the PMP now presents.
We will assist as much as we possibly can with a smooth transition. And we can’t wait to see what stations, producers, and our partners do with the PMP!
With gratitude and a smile,
Kristin, on behalf of the PMP team
Kristin Calhoun, Executive Director
Marc Pultuskier, Director, Product & Marketing
Ryan Cavis, Principal Engineer
Jeff Nemic, Product Adoption & Deployment Lead
Erin Mishkin, Marketing & Communications Lead
Chase Sanders, Assistant Director