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Paula Kerger

President & CEO


Paula A. Kerger is president and chief executive officer of PBS, the nation’s largest non-commercial media organization representing more than 330 member stations throughout the country. She is the longest-serving president and CEO in PBS history.

Over 15 years, Kerger has led the transformation of PBS from a broadcaster to a multiplatform digital media organization which delivers on public television’s essential mission of education, inspiration and service to the American public. Each year, 80% of U.S. television households watch PBS, and each month, Americans view nearly 375 million videos on PBS’s digital platforms. 

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