New Mexico PBS’ Mission is to inform, engage, and connect New Mexico’s diverse communities, reflecting their interests and needs through quality programming, services, and on-line content that can be accessed anytime, anywhere.
New Mexico PBS will invest its resources to enrich the lives of viewers through engaging content and services that expand horizons, stimulate local culture, foster public dialogue, encourage civic involvement, and advance the quality of life for all.
For more than 53 years, New Mexico PBS has been a leader in public television with a history of innovative services connecting the people of New Mexico.
New Mexico PBS provides New Mexicans with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions; we convene community dialogue, and engage audiences to share their stories. We help students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms, and take people of all ages on journeys and exploration – exposing them to new people, places and ideas. We are leaders in using emerging technologies to bring benefits in the digital world and inspire community engagement. We act on the belief that place and community matter.
In 2011, New Mexico PBS provided these key local services: News and election coverage providing a trusted source for in-depth news and information. As the largest provider of preschool education in the state, New Mexico PBS engaged with the community to broaden and deepen its impact and create community dialogue. This included parent education and professional development workshops, public screenings, multimedia resources and special events. Extensive local productions and community engagement activities that addressed important issues in the state such as the drop-out crisis, literacy, hunger, empowerment of the future workforce, and more.
New Mexico PBS is one of the most watched public television stations in the country reaching over 710,000 households each week with 25,000 members in central and northern New Mexico. newmexicopbs.org provides users with a place to interact, learn more, and connect with others and has over 80,000 page views per month. New Mexico PBS has extensive partnerships throughout the community. These partnerships include the K-12 community, higher- education, dozens of community service organizations and more.