National Black Programming Consortium
The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) was founded in 1979 and is dedicated to developing black digital authorship and distributing unique stories of the black experience in the new media age. Since 1991 NBPC has invested over $7 million dollars in iconic documentary productions for public television; trained, mentored, and supported a diverse array of producers who create content about contemporary black experiences; and emerged as a leader in the evolving next-media landscape through its annual New Media Institute and New Media Institute: Africa programs.
NBPC also distributes engaging content online through its social media portal Blackpublicmedia.Org, an online home for enlightening black digital content and engagement.Remember to change the URL! -->
Jacquie Jones, Executive Director _ jacquie-AT-nbpc.tv
Jacquie Jones is an award-winning writer, director and producer of documentary films. In addition to her filmmaking, she is a widely published critic of popular culture and was formerly the editor of the internationally respected journal, Black Film Review. Jacquie holds a BA in English from Howard University and an MA in documentary filmmaking from Stanford University.
Leslie Fields-Cruz, Director of Programming _ leslie-AT-nbpc.tv
Leslie Fields-Cruz coordinates and directs NBPC's development fund programs and supervises the acquisition, distribution and delivery of programs to the public television system. She has spent over ten years in the non-profit arts field, working primarily in independent media and youth theater. Leslie is a graduate of the New York Arts & Business Council's Arts Leadership Institute and holds an MA in Cinema Studies from New York University.
NBPC office hours:
Monday - Friday (10:00AM - 6:00PM)
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