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Pambazuko launchPambazuko launch

May 11, 2018

More than 350,000 Congolese tuned in every week

May 11, 2018 — It’s estimated that more than 350,000 Congolese listened regularly to Pambazuko (“The Dawn”), an entertaining radio show in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that was designed to educate as well as entertain. Listeners showed increased knowledge in topics ranging from contraception to...

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May 2, 2018

2018 PMC Video Contest Winners Announced

May 2, 2018 — Population Media Center awarded $4,000 USD in prizes to winners of this year’s “One Planet, Many People” video contest for 14-18-year-olds around the world. The contest featured cash prizes for creating a short video, under two minutes, exploring how a rapidly growing human population might...

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May 1, 2018

PMC Shares and Learns at International Entertainment-Education Summit

May 1, 2018 — Entertainment-education is a dynamic field with diverse application. From April 16-20, 2018 the International Social and Behavior Change Communication Summit (SBCC Summit) focused on the power of entertainment-education, and Population Media Center (PMC) was a sponsoring organization for the conference. The cross-section of 1,200...

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Reverend Itang YoungReverend Itang Young

April 16, 2018

Reverend Itang Young Joins PMC’s Board of Directors

April 16, 2018 — Reverend Itang Young tends to be drawn to big challenges. That’s why she has dedicated much of her time and talents toward advocating for youth, environmental justice, and women and girls in marginalized communities. She has built her personal and professional life around a...

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April 12, 2018

East Los High Finale Nominated for Daytime Emmy

April 12, 2018 — On March 21, 2018, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced East Los High as a nominee for “Outstanding Directing Special Class.” This is the sixth Daytime Emmy nomination for the East Los High series, which finished its U.S. broadcast in December...

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March 20, 2018

Robert Wyman: Paying it Forward

March 20, 2018 — Robert Wyman, Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology at Yale University, has been an activist concerned with overpopulation for a long time. While he was on the Board of Planned Parenthood of Connecticut, he met PMC’s President, Bill Ryerson, and started serving on...

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March 16, 2018

Wishing Paul Ugalde a Fond Farewell

March 16, 2018 — After 12 years as Population Media Center’s Director of Development, Paul Ugalde has decided it’s time to switch gears. He is excited for the learning curve that will come from supporting development efforts in a different field as Development Manager for Vermont’s Shelburne Museum....

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March 6, 2018

Toma Mi Mano Begins Broadcast in Guatemala

March 6, 2018 — Population Media Center (PMC), an international nonprofit that creates hit entertainment to address the rights of women and girls and environmental sustainability, just launched a new Spanish radio show in Guatemala. The 156-episode show will broadcast from now until September 2019 and will address...

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March 5, 2018

Population Media Center Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

March 5, 2018 — On March 1, 2018, Population Media Center’s strong financial health along with its transparency earned it another 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the sixth consecutive year that Population Media Center (PMC) has received this top distinction. Only six...

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February 10, 2018

In Memoriam: David Poindexter

February 10, 2018 — Population Media Center (PMC) is saddened by the loss of David Poindexter. David worked with PMC’s founder and president, Bill Ryerson, long before PMC was founded. Knowing David as colleague and friend for 47 years, Bill cites David’s mentorship as what enabled him to...

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