BLACK PUBLIC MEDIA ANNOUNCES CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE JACQUIE JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The $300,000 fund honoring award-winning director and film executive will support emerging and diverse content creators  NEW YORK (August 13, 2018)—Black Public Media (BPM) today announced a call for applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund (JJMSF). Established with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the $300,000 scholarship fund is inspired […]

PRODUCERS COMPETE FOR UP TO $150,000 IN FUNDING FOR TV AND DIGITAL PROJECTS

  Black Public Media launches third round of its 360 Incubator+  for nonfiction broadcast films and scripted or nonfiction web series NEW YORK (July 19, 2018)—Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, has issued an open call to producers for nonfiction broadcast projects (individual programs or […]

CPB honors Jacquie Jones with Memorial Scholarship Fund

CPB funds Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund  Grants $300,000 to Help Diverse Filmmakers NEW ORLEANS (May 8, 2018) — To honor the memory of pioneering filmmaker Jacquie Jones, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will provide a grant of $300,000 for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund to help aspiring diverse filmmakers produce content for public […]

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Black Public Media Mourns the Death of Jacquie Jones

Former non-profit chief and television producer was 52 A foundation is being set up in Jacquie’s memory. Donations can be made at http://www.jacquiejonesfamilyfund.com/ NEW YORK (January 29, 2018)—Jacquie Jones, Peabody Award-winning director and longtime former executive director of National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)—now Black Public Media—has died. Her death was announced Monday by Black Public Media […]