MPT’s 50th Anniversary, October 15

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  • MPT's 50th
     October 15, 2019
     8:30 am - 10:30 am

Maryland Public Television – MPT – is the only state wide broadcaster in Maryland and is also seen in DC, and parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. A member of the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), MPT celebrates its 50th anniversary of service to Maryland this year. “Made possible by viewers like you” is a familiar refrain on their own programming/productions such as “MotorWeek”, Outdoors Maryland”, “Chesapeake Bay Week”,  “Chesapeake Collectibles”, and their “Public Square” news programs such as “Direct Connection”, “Your Money & Business” and “State Circle”. Beginning in 1969, nearly 800 separate productions and series were made at MPT, many continuing uninterrupted. Join BPRC at MPT to find out the latest ways to work with this storied station!

Welcome from Larry D. Unger, President & CEO, Maryland Public Television


  • Linda Castrilli, Senior Production Funding Executive, Content Division
  • Sarah Sampson, Natural History Programs Producer (Outdoors Maryland, Chesapeake Bay Week, Chesapeake Summit)
  • Joseph Ligo, Producer, Maryland Farm & Harvest
  • Mark Keefer, Director, News & Public Affairs (Direct Connection, Your Money & Business, State Circle)
  • Panel moderator: Fran Minakowski, APR, Fellow PRSA, Senior Advisor to the President

Members may bring a guest, please email, with the guest’s name, email and company.


Maryland Public Television, 11767 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills, Maryland, 211157, United States