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 […]

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NBPC Wins Grant, Wages War on Intolerance

In a time of racial strife, NBPC will put a $750,000 award from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to work to help Black storytellers get strategic. The Black Media Summit will bring creatives together with Black thought leaders and more to determine which stories most need telling and how to get them […]