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Courtney Pledger is executive director and CEO of Arkansas Educational Television Network.
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

The Education of Courtney Pledger

Arkansas PBS, now far more than the state’s educational TV network, claimed a basket of recent accolades after taking a crucial role during the pandemic: broadcasting a remote curriculum to the state’s children while continuing to evolve into a multiplatform conduit for telling Arkansas stories. read more >
Executive Director Courtney Pledger consulted with Gov. Asa Hutchinson before announcing a new name for AETN: Arkansas PBS.
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AETN, Now Arkansas PBS, Looks to Turn CornerLock Icon

While pushing its traditional TV role into the digital age, Arkansas PBS, until recently the Arkansas Educational Television Network, is also at a crossroads of identity. read more >