A longtime supporter and donor, Larry Lunden recently established an endowed internship in the WNPR newsroom. The Larry Lundon WNPR internship adds another level of support that is essential to the public media mission — the education of the next generation of journalists. With this support, each fall and spring, a paid intern will have the […]
The Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) recently received a $11,500 Good Neighbor Citizenship Grant from State Farm. The grant will support CPBN’s Veterans Vocational Training Program. Based at the CPBN Learning Lab in Hartford’s Asylum Hill, the program works with veterans to ease their transition to civilian careers by providing hands-on training, job shadowing, internships, and […]
Called “a Connecticut treasure” by The Hartford Courant, David T. Chase, founder of Chase Enterprises, Holocaust survivor, civic leader and philanthropist, died on June 1 at the age of 88. Few individuals have made more of a mark on the city of Hartford than Chase, whose building projects included the iconic Stilts Building, and the Gold Building. […]
In the last month of her life, Betsy Corman sent a second donation to Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) within six months of the first. Her husband Steve thought she had forgotten about the first one, but because the couple had been ardent supporters of CPTV and WNPR for 21 years, he decided that two gifts – even if one was sent in error – were better than one!
On Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPBN) held a celebration to reveal the newly renovated Larry J. Lunden Newsroom. The evening was a casual, yet important party for WNPR, showcasing the refurbished newsroom to the public. In opening remarks, Jerry Franklin, CPBN’s President and CEO, discussed how the company is prepared to […]