Meet Paula Kerger PBS President and CEO

In the above video, Paula Kerger, President of PBS, discusses the importance of education, as well as PBS LearningMedia.

Paula Kerger, President and CEO Paula A. 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. 

Ms. Kerger joined PBS as its sixth president and chief executive in March 2006. Since her arrival, Ms. Kerger has made particularly strong commitments to the arts, news and public affairs, high-quality content for education, diversity, and the use of new technology to bring public media into the lives of all Americans.
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Paula's Recent Speeches

Keynote at PBS Annual Meeting in San Francisco - May 2014

Keynote at PBS Annual Meeting in Miami - May 2013

Keynote at PBS Technology Conference - April 2013

Keynote at PBS Annual Meeting in Denver - May 2012

Keynote at PBS Technology Conference - April 2012

Remarks at PBI International in Singapore - October 2011

Remarks at the 36th Annual Gracie Awards - May 2011

    In the Media
    In the Media

    In a Morning Joe interview, PBS President Paula Kerger talks about PBS, and its role in the marketplace
    11/24/2014

    PBS President Paula Kerger visits Market Makers to talk about PBS' evolution, and its work in digital
    11/24/2014

    A.V. Club examines why 'Sesame Street is the perfect TV show'
    11/12/2014

    Deadline explores PBS' increase in ratings for the 2013-'14 season
    10/29/2014

    BuzzFeed names MASTERPIECE's 'Death Comes to Pemberley' one of 10 fall shows to be excited about
    9/22/2014

    Los Angeles Times on SESAME STREET: 'Even decades after its debut, the show remains a powerhouse'
    9/18/2014

    Entertainment Weekly: 'Broadway fans have plenty of reasons to tune into PBS on Friday nights this fall'
    9/17/2014

    Washington Post on THE ROOSEVELTS: 'Once you finish all 14 hours, you’re sorry to see them go'
    9/12/2014

    'Last Days in Vietnam' from AMERICAN MASTERS is 'gripping from start to finish" declares A.V. Club
    9/4/2014

    New York Times calls THE ROOSEVELTS Burns's 'most ambitions and deeply moving documentary since THE CIVIL WAR'
    9/4/2014

    USC Rossier interviews PBS KIDS' Lesli Rotenberg about future of children's media
    8/26/2014

    PBS KIDS' Sara DeWitt discusses Chromecast availability
    8/20/2014

    'Losing Iraq' is 'another example of the enduring value of FRONTLINE,' writes TV Worth Watching
    7/29/2014

    Reviewing 'Freedom Summer' from AMERICAN MASTERS, New York Times declares 'it’s hard to imagine two hours better spent in front of a screen'
    6/23/2014

    A+ review from Newsday for FRONTLINE 'The United States of Secrets'
    5/12/2014

    USA Today declares PBS a 'formidable creator in the YouTube space with PBS Digital Studios'
    5/5/2014

    Baltimore Sun calls 'Muscle Shoals' from INDEPENDENT LENS 'the best documentary I've seen this year on television'
    4/21/2014

    Los Angeles Times: 'YOUR INNER FISH reminds us what smart TV really is'
    3/31/2014 4/9/2014

    BuzzFeed lists reasons why 'Call the Midwife' is 'one of the best shows on television'
    3/31/2014

    The Washington Post: 'PBS is beating its competition by focusing on strong women'
    3/28/2014

    With 'Downton Abbey' and 'Sherlock,' Los Angeles Times declares 'PBS has become a Sunday night ratings force'
    3/26/2014

    In an Op-Ed, PBS KIDS' Lesli Rotenberg addresses school readiness and research findings
    2/28/2014

    Series creators discuss 'Peg + Cat' in a Parade Magazine interview
    1/27/2014

    PBS KIDS' Sara DeWitt shares 'How PBS KIDS Puts Play at the Center of Digital Content Development'
    12/11/2013

    The Baltimore Sun: 'Arts Thrive on PBS'
    11/23/2013

    Lesli Rotenberg, SVP of PBS Children's Media, pens Op-Ed demanding more from mobile media
    11/18/2013