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PBS and NMC partners nominated for a Shorty Award

We’ve been nominated for a Shorty Award for Best Multicultural Community Engagement! The awards honor the best in social media. Our campaign began with a simple idea: Everyone has a story…. And so, we asked ourselves: What if we turned to PBS audiences to help celebrate American Heritage Months through their personal stories and experiences? […]More


Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) Celebrates 25 Years

“25 in 25″ celebrates the National Minority Consortia (NMC), a collective of five separate and distinct organizations who reflect America’s diversity by creating an awareness of the value of public media among communities.

America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa

America By The Numbers reveals how dramatic changes in the country’s demographics are playing out in mainstream USA.

National Minority Consortia Pipeline Reel

Reflective of America’s diversity, these clips create an exciting portrait of the NMC. Diverse in tone and style yet united in a shared passion for story-telling these works celebrate, illuminate, and challenge the layered meanings of our shared stake in the American dream. More

Featured Project
American Graduate

American Graduate is a public media initiative funded by CPB to help local communities across America find solutions to address the dropout crisis.

American Grad - Blue & White

About the National Minority Consortia (NMC)

The NMC has emerged as a leader in the field of independent filmmaking and more recently in digital media. We fund film and media makers, present works on public television and other venues, exhibit films and videos, and distribute works to schools and libraries. In addition, we facilitate a new media institute, production training, skills advancement, and career development through workshops, lectures and counseling. With primary funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the NMC serves as an important component of American public television.