Posted Friday, October 19, 2012
Paula Kerger is president and CEO of PBS, the United States’ largest non-commercial media organization with more than 350 member stations. Since her arrival at PBS in 2006, Ms. Kerger has made particularly strong commitments to the arts, news and public affairs, education, diversity, and the use of new technology to expand access to public media.
Prior to PBS, Ms. Kerger served for more than a decade at Educational Broadcasting Corporation, the parent company of Thirteen/WNET. Ms. Kerger currently serves on the boards of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and on the Dean’s Advisory Council of the University of Baltimore’s Merrick School of Business.