Maryland Public Television

Jun 1, 2011

The Kratt Brothers take me back to 5th grade

I got a release Wednesday about the Kratt Brothers coming to the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore. The stars of the PBS series “Wild Kratts” will perform two live shows June 26. Now, if you have no idea who these guys are, you need to check them out even on a blind whim if you have children. The […]

Apr 11, 2011

MPT film explores the importance of the Bay Bridge

SALISBURY — It was the largest public works project in the state’s history and, at the time, the world’s longest overwater structure. It allowed Maryland’s eastern and western shores to trade goods and services. Life before the Chesapeake Bay Bridge was like another world, and its construction forever changed Maryland’s culture. The 4½-mile stretch of […]

Mar 25, 2011

Photo of the Day – The control room

Check out a slideshow of our past Photos of the Day from The Daily Record’s staff photographers. We also have a SmugMug page, where you can purchase photos taken by The Daily Record staff

Jan 21, 2011

Daniels receives MPT award for helping youth and families

Joseph J. Daniels, assistant vice president of the Verizon Foundation, received the “Miss Jean” Worthley Award on Jan. 13 at Maryland Public Television’s Vision Honors Banquet for his contributions to youth and families. Daniels has worked through the Verizon Foundation to enable teachers, parents and caregivers to help children learn, and to help adults achieve […]

Dec 28, 2010

On the Move, 12/28: Morris receives public service award for psychology

Dr. Lorie J. Morris, a psychologist at the VA Maryland Health Care System, in Baltimore, received the Outstanding Contributions by an Early Career Psychologist to Psychology in Service in the Public Award from the Maryland Psychological Association. The association cited Morris’ work with veterans in the VA Maryland Health Care System’s Trauma Recovery Programs and […]

Dec 22, 2010

Salkin bringing Wall $treet Week to the Web

The once-celebrated Maryland Public Television-produced financial news program Wall $treet Week is back, sort of. The program, off the air since 2005, has been revived as an online-only publication focusing on long-term financial advice. Jeff Salkin, anchor of MPT’s State Circle program, got MPT to license the name to him and enlisted the help of […]

Dec 21, 2010

President of Maryland Public Television to retire

OWINGS MILLS — The president and CEO of Maryland Public Television is stepping down. Robert Shuman has informed the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission and MPT staff that he plans to retire in June. Shuman came to MPT in the mid-1990s after founding The Learning Channel and running it for 10 years before its sale to […]

Dec 16, 2010

On the Move, 12/16: Badger hired as VP of TVM Real Estate Solutions

William (Bill) A. Badger Jr. has been hired as vice president of business development by TVM Real Estate Solutions, of Annapolis, which specializes in generating and executing turn-around solutions for troubled real estate assets. Badger is responsible for organizational management and the expansion of TVM’s client base. Badger spent 17 years working at the Maryland […]

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