Audit, Public Inspection files, and other FCC Documentation

South Dakota Public Broadcasting is required to place certain documents on this website relating to FCC, EEO, and financial audits.

Public Inspection Documents

Icon 2018 SDPB Annual EEO public file report (176.9 KB)

Icon FY18 Friends Final Audit Report (318.7 KB)

Icon Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) Content & Service Report FY18 (6.4 MB)

Icon South Dakota Board of Directors for Educational Telecommunications Financial Statements & Auditor's Report Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2018 (203.5 KB)

Icon South Dakota Public Broadcasting , Closed Captioning Certification (182.1 KB)

Icon 2017 Friends of SDPB Federal Tax Return (892.7 KB)

South Dakota Public Broadcasting , Closed Captioning Certification

All programming provided by South Dakota Public Broadcasting , KUSD-TV  complies with the closed captioning requirements published by the Federal Communications Commission as embodied in 47 C.F.R.§ 79.1, including regulations concerning closed captioning quality.  Programming provided by KUSD-TV complies with these regulations by either: (i) satisfying the caption quality standards set forth in 47 C.F.R. § 79.1 (j) (2); (ii) adopting and following the “Video Programming Best Practices” set forth in 47 C.F.R.. § 79.1 (k) (1); or (iii) being subject to one or more of the captioning exemptions set forth in 47 C.F. R. § 79.1 (d), including programming for which the audio is in a language other than English or Spanish and that is not scripted programming that can be captioned using the “electronic news room” technique; interstitial material, promotional announcements, and public service announcements that are 10 minutes or less in duration; and/or programming that consists primarily of non-vocal music.

Please direct question concerning Closed Captioning Certification to: 

SeVern Ashes

South Dakota Public Broadcasting

Director of Engineering and Operations


FCC - Self Implementing Exemptions From Closed Captioning Rules

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