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President and CEO of PBS Paula Kerger speaks onstage during the ' Executive Session' panel discussion at the PBS portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (July 27, 2016 - Source: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America)
President and CEO of PBS Paula Kerger speaks onstage during the ‘ Executive Session’ panel discussion at the PBS portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 28, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
(July 27, 2016 – Source: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America)

“We are mindful that millions of Americans do not have access to cable or broadband in their homes. And we are committed to using our many platforms to bring more people in essential conversations.” Paula Kerger

By Valerie Milano

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Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 8/22/16 –

Exec de Jour’ – Paula Kerger (President, CEO)

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Tagline: “We’re PBS”

Mission: To inspire, enrich, and educate.

Franchise shows: News Hour, Masterpiece Theater

Significant new additions:

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Ken Burns’ “DEFYING THE NAZIS: THE SHARPS’”  

GREAT PERFORMANCES “Hamilton’s America,”

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Multi-platform profile – PBS Portal, PBS Kids APP

Hard Numbers:

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54 news and documentary Emmy nominations

15% of PBS funding comes from Federal Government

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.today, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board as a chief organizer of the Television Critics Association’s press tours, held twice a year in Beverly Hills and Pasadena. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and the Desert Aids Project, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been an active member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.