Director since 2008. Malcolm Brett is the Director of Broadcasting and Media Innovations - University of Wisconsin – Extension (UWEX) and General Manager of WHA-TV, the flagship station of Wisconsin Public Television. He oversees the University’s public radio and public television stations which are part of Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio. He also oversees UWEX’s distance learning facilities, Instructional Communications Systems and the National Center for Community Engagement. Broadcasting and Media Innovations initiatives include research into mobile video delivery for emergency first responders, video delivery over Internet 2, and media asset management. Mr. Brett has also served as the Director of Television for Wisconsin Public Television. In that role he oversaw the network’s University and State licensee stations. During the past 25 years at WPT, Mr. Brett has served as corporate development manager and director of development as well as a production manager for the national show "The New Tech Times." His extensive knowledge of public television includes development, production management, strategic planning, budgeting, government relations and community relations. He was named PBS Development Professional of the Year in 1998 for his system-wide contributions and for his leadership of WPT’s development program. Mr. Brett led WPT's digital conversion, and has helped guide, design, fund or implement various of WPT's national public television models including - Portal Wisconsin, the National Center for Community Engagement, Wisconsin World War II Stories and Wisconsin Hometown Stories. Along with colleagues at WPSU and WOSU, Mr. Brett is leading the development of University Place, which is built on emerging multicast, Internet streaming and VOD opportunities for University licensed PTV stations. Mr. Brett served on Wisconsin’s Sesquicentennial celebration commission. He established and chaired the Wisconsin Cultural Coalition and led its support for Portal Wisconsin. Mr. Brett serves on the Board of American Public Television, the Board of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, the Board of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and is Chair of the University Licensee Association. He is Chair of the PBS Strategic Planning Advisory Group and is a member of the Station Services and Executive Committees and Investment Subcommittee. He previously served on National Policy Advisory and Finance Committees.