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Made Here: Local Shows and Series
At Kansas City PBS, we tell the stories of our community. From productions about local art and food to discussions on race and mental health, our local shows take an in-depth look at topics that matter in our city. See all of our past and current local productions at

Producing for Kansas City PBS

Do you have an idea for a television program, or are you a producer seeking a platform to broadcast your work? We welcome ideas, works in progress or finished pieces within certain guidelines. Initial inquiries may be directed to Michael Murphy, Chief Content Officer.

Application for Submitting Proposals (download)
Guidelines for Producing for PBS

Submitting video and audio to Kansas City PBS:

  • Video Format: 1080i 59.94: HD Cam (Cannot accept SR), XD Cam 422 / 50mb
  • File format – with AAF: Apple Pro res 422 HQ, Avid DNX HD
  • Audio Requirements: Stereo, 48 KHz sample rate, 24 bit resolution, 0 VU = -20 dBFS reference level, -24 LKFS average dialog level (dialnorm). If submission is an audio file, uncompressed WAV, BWF (broadcast wav) or AIFF

Production Services

Our studio and location equipment includes two fully equipped sound stages, a mobile production trailer and a plethora of state-of-the-art cameras, lighting and editing equipment.