President and CEO
Ms. Kerger is President and Chief Executive Officer of PBS, the nation’s largest non-commercial media organization with more than 350 member stations throughout the country.
Chief Operating Officer
Working closely with PBS President and CEO, Paula Kerger, Mr. Jones is charged with ensuring that all PBS services and activities are strategically aligned with the organization’s vision and mission and that resources are allocated effectively to meet financial objectives, system priorities and marketplace challenges and opportunities.
Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer, and Senior Vice President, Corporate Services
Ms. Landes is responsible for fostering the financial integrity and fiscal health of the organization.
Senior Vice President, General Counsel; Corporate Secretary
Ms. Lauderdale is the chief legal officer of PBS and manages the Office of the General Counsel, which includes the Legal and Business Affairs departments, as well as the Corporate Secretary's Office, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, and Program Underwriting Policy departments.
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. McCoskey is responsible for providing leadership, management and technical oversight for all technology strategy, development, operations and infrastructure for PBS, with a team of 120 technology, operations and IT employees.
*Mary L. Plantamura
Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary
Ms. Plantamura manages the day-to-day operations of the Office of Corporate Secretary; assists Board and corporate officers in the management of Board affairs; oversees the Board budget; is responsible for corporate minutes, meeting materials and Board communications; and provides legal advice on governance and compliance issues.
Senior Vice President, Station Services
Ms. Herring’s principle responsibility is to represent the perspective of PBS member stations in the ongoing management and strategic direction of PBS.
Chief Programming Executive and General Manager, General Audience Programming
Ms. Hoppe oversees all PBS general audience primetime programming, fundraising programming, and PBS Plus, a package of fully funded programs for stations' use in their weekend schedules. She is responsible for creating and implementing PBS’ primetime content strategy, building on PBS’ series and commissioning new programming working with producers, partners, and funding sources.
Programming Executive and Vice President, Content and Business Affairs
Mr. Kelley is charged with integrating business strategy and planning into PBS' General Audience Programming.
Robert M. Lippincott
Senior Vice President, Educational Strategy and Partnerships
Mr. Lippincott is in charge of conducting outreach and building strategic relationships for PBS’ education initiatives. In this role, Mr. Lippincott scans evolving education trends to identify potential strategic opportunities, partners and financial resources to grow and strengthen PBS’ educational services.
Brian J. Reddington
Executive Director, PBS Foundation
Mr. Reddington is responsible for raising money for PBS from individual donors, foundations, corporations and other sources. He is also responsible for developing and implementing a long-term vision to strengthen funding for PBS and its member stations, with a special focus on creating individual-giving programs.
General Manager, Children's Programming / Senior Vice President, Marketing & Communications
Ms. Rotenberg leads a cross-disciplinary team charged with content production, web development, multi-platform asset distribution, education resources, marketing and communications for the No. 1 educational media brand for young children. She is also responsible for the development and implementation of PBS’ marketing and communications strategy across all segments of the business.
General Manager, Digital
Mr. Seiken oversees PBS' digital services, including Web, mobile, Kids, and the Web-original productions from PBS Digital Studios. He also is responsible for revenue from new media, SVOD, download-to-own, and worldwide DVD distribution. He also leads PBS’ efforts in developing digital educational services for PBS, local public television stations, students, teachers and parents.
Vice President, Strategy and Operations
Ms. Swain helps develop and implement corporate strategy, ensures key projects are performing as expected, tracks the overall performance of the organization, and leads special projects.
Senior Director, Research
Ms. Walsh oversees the local and national Nielsen ratings services as well as the quantitative and qualitative marketing research projects for PBS departments.
Senior Vice President, Pledge Strategy and Special Projects
Mr. Wilson leads short and long range planning around PBS’ Pledge programming strategy and special projects. Mr. Wilson works with the General Audience and Children’s Programming teams, Fundraising Programming, Research, Promotion, Interactive and PBS Distribution to develop new pledge concepts to support PBS member stations.
*Denotes Corporate Officer