Welcome to the Workshop Online!

For the past 12 years, the CPB/PBS Producers Workshop at WGBH has offered intensive training that encourages the best in public media production. Close to 250 producers have participated, creating a roster of exciting and diverse talent for public broadcasting on all its platforms. 

     This is the Producers Workshop Online, a showcase for the Workshop graduates and their projects.  We hope you'll browse the site, looking for producers with the vision and skills you need for your station or your production.

    We also invite you to connect to our searchable database of Workshop graduates by clicking here.

     We look forward to hearing from you!


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Next Generation Leadership

Started by Judith Vecchione in News & Awards. Last reply by Tricia Creason-Valencia Aug 11. 3 Replies

My new project: Next Generation Leadership, professional development designed to help public media expand diversity among programming executives by training new senior and executive producers for tv,…Continue

Announcing picture lock for Sands of Silence after 7 years...

Started by Chelo Alvarez-Stehle in News & Awards Jul 30. 0 Replies

Dear co-workshoppers!It has been a very long and winding and windy road, but we made it!!  Thanks to all of you for your incredible encouragement and support and special thanks to our dear mentor by…Continue

LA Assistant Editor for online prep

Started by Chelo Alvarez-Stehle in Looking for Help, Looking to Hire Jul 30. 0 Replies

Looking for someone in LA (ideally West) with experience conforming video files in Final Cut Pro 7 of different frame rates to prepare the timeline for online who is available in the next two weeks.Continue

Congrats to Erika Cohn and Christen Marquez!

Started by Judith Vecchione in News & Awards Jul 30. 0 Replies

Erika and Christen won Gucci Tribeca fund support for  BELLY OF THE BEAST on women fighting reproductive injustice in their communities.  Big congrats, will be looking for the film!Continue

Blog Posts

Emmy Award for "Mia, a dancer's journey"

Posted by Brenda Brkusic on July 28, 2015 at 8:37pm 0 Comments

I was recently was honored with a Los Angeles Emmy Award in the Arts, Culture/History category for "Mia, a dancer's journey." I work-shopped this film at the CPB/PBS Producer's Academy at WGBH in 2011, and I know that the experience helped to improve the overall program. Since then, the film has aired nationally on PBS stations and won many awards. I  am so happy to share this Emmy news with my fellow Producer's Academy alumni. Thank you CPB/PBS and WGBH! …


"Poustinia: The Art of Gendron Jensen" on WORLD and PBS Stations

Posted by Kristian Berg on May 11, 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Wanted to let folks know that my short doc "Poustinia: The Art of Gendron Jensen" will be airing on WORLD CHANNEL beginning May 12 at 9:30pm EST following "Winning Girl: America ReFramed". Other stations are taking it from NETA offer and scheduling individually. Response has been all positive!  WORLD is found on WLIW in NYC, KOCE in LA, KQED in SF, WTTW in Chicago, etc. etc.

Long overdue update...

Posted by Eric Cain on May 10, 2015 at 8:18pm 0 Comments

Greetings Workshoppers,

(2004 – Rah!)

I continue to work as a staff producer for OPB’s local history series, “Oregon Experience, “ and we’ve just wrapped-up our ninth season. My most recent projects include:

A one-hour profile of Oregon’s most productive – and most interesting – governor, the late Tom McCall.…


Online screening/discussion of EcoShakespeare

Posted by Suzanne Smith on April 12, 2015 at 11:48am 3 Comments

If you're thinking of using OVEE to do an online screening of your documentary, try it out as a viewer first.  We have an online screening/discussion of "EcoShakespeare" today at 1pm ET.  I'm moderating so I'll be there.   The producer of this program is Rob Diaz de Villegas (also a Producers Workshop attendee!)…


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Tricia Creason-Valencia replied to Judith Vecchione's discussion Next Generation Leadership
"I am super excited about this opportunity! I'm definitely planning to apply. My dream team would include fellows from the CPB/PBS cohort!"
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"Just signed contract with SHORTS.HD for my indie doc POUSTINIA: THE ART OF GENDRON JENSEN - schedule TBA www.bonemanfilm.com"
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"NETA refeeds my short doc "Poustinia: The Art of Gendron Jensen" Sept 4th 1430-1500/ET/HD04 to PBS member stations NOLA Code: POUT00H1"
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Judith Vecchione replied to Judith Vecchione's discussion Next Generation Leadership
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