Press Releases

Alex Helmick Named Managing Editor of WABE News

(Atlanta GA – Sept. 20, 2019) – Radio veteran Alex Helmick has been named Managing Editor of WABE News.  In this position, he will lead the day-to-day operations of WABE’s award-winning newsroom and oversee a growing team of editors, reporters and producers.   He will also oversee feature and enterprise reporting.  Helmick joins WABE from KQED, … Continued

WABE Receives Numerous Prestigious Awards For Journalistic Excellence In 2019

WABE, Atlanta’s NPR station, has been awarded numerous industry-leading awards in 2019, honoring its reporting, storytelling and journalistic excellence. 2018 Georgia Associated Press Media Editors Awards and Pacemaker Award (Awarded in June 2019) WABE was the top radio winner in the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors Awards and received the Pacemaker Award for this distinction. … Continued

Public Broadcasting Atlanta Board of Directors Elects Two New Members

Andy Chang and Edwin Marcial Bring Significant Marketing and Technology Experience Public Broadcasting Atlanta announced the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors: Executive Director of Marketing and Physician Outreach at Piedmont Healthcare Andy Chang, and former founding Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President for the Intercontinental Exchange Edwin Marcial. “We … Continued

Public Broadcasting Atlanta Appoints New Board and Advisory Committee Members

Public Broadcasting Atlanta Appoints New Board and Advisory Committee Members The Four New Members Bring Significant Experience in Non-Profit, Media/Technology, Education and the Arts (Atlanta, GA – January 29, 2018) – Public Broadcasting Atlanta today announced the addition of one new member to its Board of Directors and three new members to its Advisory Board. “Public … Continued

Public Broadcasting Atlanta Advisory Board Appoints Seven New Members

PUBLIC BROADCASTING ATLANTA APPOINTS SEVEN MEMBERS TO ITS NEWLY CREATED ADVISORY BOARD The Seven New Members Bring Significant Strategy, Communications, Marketing, Healthcare and Legal Experience Atlanta, GA: Public Broadcasting Atlanta today announced the addition of seven new members to its newly created Advisory Board. “We have embarked on a strategic transformation to better serve and reflect … Continued

Public Broadcasting Atlanta Board Of Directors Elects Five New Members

ATLANTA, GA: Public Broadcasting Atlanta today announced the addition of five new members to its Board of Directors: Regents Professor of Marketing Emeritus at Georgia State University Ken Bernhardt; clinical nephrologist and medical community leader William Cleveland; nationally recognized arts and marketing leader Sonya Halpern; strategic planning and economic development expert Craig Lesser; and nationally … Continued